Island in the Sky

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A C-47 transport plane, named the Corsair, makes a forced landing in the frozen wastes of Labrador, and the plane's pilot, Captain Dooley, must keep his men alive in deadly conditions while waiting for rescue.

  1. Ernest K. Gann

    Novel, Screenplay

  2. William A. Wellman


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  1. John Wayne

    John Wayne

    Captain Dooley

  2. Lloyd Nolan

    Lloyd Nolan

    Captain Stutz

  3. Walter Abel

    Walter Abel

    Col. Fuller

  4. James Arness

    James Arness

    Mac McMullen

  5. Andy Devine

    Andy Devine

    Willie Moon

  6. Allyn Joslyn

    Allyn Joslyn

    J.H. Handy

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 49m

Budget -

Revenue -

Homepage -

Release Information

  • September 5, 1953
    PG, Theatrical



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