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A Guy Named Joe (1943)

NR 12/24/1943 (US) DramaRomanceWarFantasy 2h

A guy—a gal—a pal—it’s swell!


Pete Sandidge, a daredevil bomber pilot, dies when he crashes his plane into a German aircraft carrier, leaving his devoted girlfriend, Dorinda, who is also a pilot, heartbroken. In heaven, Pete receives a new assignment: He is to become the guardian angel for Ted Randall, a young Army flyer. Invisibly, Pete guides Ted through flight school and into combat, but the ghostly mentor’s tolerance is tested when Ted falls for Dorinda. Ultimately however, Pete not only comes to terms with their relationship, but also acts as Dorinda’s copilot when she undertakes a dangerous bombing raid so that Ted won’t have to.

  1. Victor Fleming


  2. Dalton Trumbo


  3. David Boehm


  4. Chandler Sprague


Top Billed Cast

  1. Spencer Tracy

    Spencer Tracy

    Pete Sandidge

  2. Irene Dunne

    Irene Dunne

    Dorinda Durston

  3. Van Johnson

    Van Johnson

    Ted Randall

  4. Ward Bond

    Ward Bond

    Al Yackey

  5. James Gleason

    James Gleason

    “Nails” Kilpatrick

  6. Lionel Barrymore

    Lionel Barrymore

    The General

  7. Barry Nelson

    Barry Nelson

    Dick Rumney

  8. Esther Williams

    Esther Williams

    Ellen Bright

  9. Henry O'Neill

    Henry O'Neill

    Col. Sykes

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A Guy Named Joe
A Guy Named Joe

Status Released

Original Language English

Budget $2,627,000.00

Revenue $5,363,000.00


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