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1943 fictionalised biopic about aviation pioneer Amelia Earhart, who disappeared over the central Pacific Ocean in 1937. In the film, Rosalind Russell plays the Earhart alter ego, called Tonie Carter, and Fred MacMurray is her love interest and pilot colleague. In the film, the world famous female pilot sacrifices herself over the Pacific during a world flight in 1937, in order to enable the US Navy to fly over and photograph some secret Japanese installations on nearby islands while pretending to search for her plane.

  1. Lothar Mendes

    Director

  2. S.K. Lauren

    Screenplay

  3. Oliver H.P. Garrett

    Screenplay

  4. Horace McCoy

    Story

Top Billed Cast

  1. Rosalind Russell

    Rosalind Russell

    Tonie Carter

  2. Fred MacMurray

    Fred MacMurray

    Randy Britton

  3. Herbert Marshall

    Herbert Marshall

    Paul Turner

  4. Eduardo Ciannelli

    Eduardo Ciannelli

    Johnny Salvini

  5. Walter Kingsford

    Walter Kingsford

    Admiral Graves

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Flight for Freedom
Flight for Freedom

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Status Released

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  • April 14, 1943
    Theatrical

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Original Language English

Runtime 1h 42m

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