Island in the Sky Movie Review 1953

Information and Film Reviews for Island in the Sky the Movie

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When a transport plane crashes in an isolated area of Labrador, the captain (Wayne) must keep his crew alive long enough for them to be rescued. Long-awaited release has all the rugged manliness you'd expect of a Wayne flick. Faithful adaptation successfully conveys the increasing desperation and sense of doom of the crew and the would-be rescuers.


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Available on DVD
Running time 109 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Adventure Drama, Air Disasters, Cold Spots, Rescue Missions
Ernest K. Gann
John Wayne, Lloyd Nolan, Walter Abel, James Arness, Andy Devine, Allyn Joslyn, Jimmy Lydon, Harry Carey, Hal Baylor, Sean McClory, Wally Cassell, Gordon Jones, Frank Fenton, Regis Toomey, Paul Fix, George Chandler, Louis Jean Heydt, Darryl Hickman, Mike Connors, Carl "Alfalfa" Switzer, Ann Doran, Fess Parker
Archie Stout
William A. Wellman
Emil Newman

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