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I Wanted Wings (1941) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Mitchell Leisen

Writing Credits  

Richard Maibaum ... (screenplay) &
Beirne Lay Jr. ... (screenplay) (as Lieut. Beirne Lay Jr.) and
Sig Herzig ... (screenplay)
 
Eleanore Griffin ... (story) and
Frank Wead ... (story)
 
Beirne Lay Jr. ... (book) (as Lieut. Beirne Lay Jr.)
 
Robert Riley Crutcher ... (contract writer) (uncredited)
Michael Fessier ... (contract writer) (uncredited)

Cast (in credits order)  

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Al Ludlow
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Tom Cassidy
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Capt. Mercer
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Carolyn Bartlett
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Sally Vaughn
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'Sandbags' Riley
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Jimmy Masters
Edward Fielding ...
President of the Court
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Judge Advocate
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Flight Commander
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Flight Surgeon
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Mickey
Douglas Aylesworth ...
Lt. Hopkins
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Lt. Ronson
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Lt. Clarkton
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Cadet Captain
John Hiestand ...
Radio Announcer
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
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Corporal - Mechanic (uncredited)
Warren Ashe ...
Cadet Adjutant (uncredited)
Hal Brazeale ...
Private (uncredited)
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Voice on loudspeaker (uncredited)
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Ranger (uncredited)
Jack Chapin ...
Cadet (uncredited)
Russ Clark ...
Supply Sergeant (uncredited)
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Evaluating Officer (uncredited)
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Cadet (uncredited)
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Fire Chief (uncredited)
Arthur Gardner ...
Mechanic (uncredited)
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Cadet (uncredited)
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Mrs. Young (uncredited)
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Meteorology Instructor (uncredited)
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Surgeon (uncredited)
Emory Johnson ...
Sergeant (uncredited)
George Lollier ...
Buzzer Class Instructor (uncredited)
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Captain at Court-Martial (uncredited)
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Cadet (uncredited)
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Corporal (uncredited)
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Captain at Court-Martial (uncredited)
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Detective (uncredited)
Edward Peil Jr. ...
Lieutenant (uncredited)
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Detective (uncredited)
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Sergeant (uncredited)
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Mr. Young (uncredited)
Jack Shea ...
Crew Chief (uncredited)
Lee Shumway ...
Policeman in Car (uncredited)
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Corporal (uncredited)
John Sylvester ...
Flight Dispatcher (uncredited)
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Radio Operator (uncredited)
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Private (uncredited)
Charles Waldron ...
Commanding Officer (uncredited)
Harlan Warde ...
Montgomery - Co-Pilot (uncredited)
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Produced by 

Arthur Hornblow Jr. ... producer

Music by 

Victor Young

Cinematography by 

Leo Tover ... director of photography

Film Editing by 

Hugh Bennett

Art Direction by 

Hans Dreier
Robert Usher

Makeup Department 

Bernard Ponedel ... makeup artist (uncredited)
Lavaughn Speer ... hair stylist (uncredited)
Frank Thayer ... makeup artist (uncredited)

Production Management 

Frank Caffey ... assistant production manager (uncredited)
Curtis Mick ... assistant production manager (uncredited) / production manager: second unit (uncredited)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

C. Kenneth Deland ... second assistant director (uncredited)
Arthur Jacobson ... assistant director (uncredited)
Russell Mathews ... first assistant director: second unit (uncredited)
Arthur Rosson ... second unit director (uncredited)

Art Department 

Robert Axman ... prop shop electrician (uncredited)
Arthur Camp ... props (uncredited)
Carl Coleman ... assistant props (uncredited)
J.C. Love ... laborer (uncredited)
John Meehan ... assistant art director (uncredited)
Andrew Mendoza ... laborer (uncredited)
Joe Mendoza ... laborer (uncredited)
Ray Moyer ... set dresser (uncredited)
Roy Newman ... construction foreman (uncredited) / location carpenter (uncredited)
Edward Overstreet ... scenic artist (uncredited)
Hugh G. Payne ... laborer (uncredited)
Lee Price ... scenic painter (uncredited)
James Roe ... prop shop (uncredited)
John P. Wilson ... location painter (uncredited)

Sound Department 

Gene Merritt ... sound recordist
Richard Olson ... sound recordist
R.D. Cook ... stage engineer (uncredited)
George Dutton ... stage engineer (uncredited)
Louis Mesenkop ... special sound effects (uncredited)
John Smirch ... sound grip (uncredited)
E.C. Sullivan ... recordist (uncredited)
Russell Walters ... boom operator (uncredited)
Ed White ... sound mixer (uncredited)

Visual Effects by 

Farciot Edouart ... process photography
Gordon Jennings ... special photographic effects
Jan Domela ... matte artist (uncredited)
Loyal Griggs ... transparency camera: second unit (uncredited)
Paul K. Lerpae ... optical cinematography (uncredited)
Dewey Wrigley ... transparency camera: second unit (uncredited)

Stunts 

Paul Mantz ... stunt pilot (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department 

Francis Burgess ... assistant camera (uncredited)
Elmer Cannon ... electrician (uncredited)
Andrew J. Durkus ... grip: second unit (uncredited)
Elmer Dyer ... aerial photographer (uncredited)
Don English ... still photographer (uncredited)
Merle Enz ... electrician (uncredited)
Curtis Gourlay ... grip (uncredited)
James Grant ... assistant camera (uncredited)
M.G. Harris ... electrician (uncredited)
Warren Hoag ... electrician (uncredited)
Hayden Hohstadt ... grip (uncredited)
Jimmie Hosler ... grip (uncredited)
Leonard Jones ... camera mechanic (uncredited)
Charles Klein ... grip (uncredited)
Arthur A. Lane ... second camera (uncredited)
Ernest Laszlo ... second camera (uncredited)
Harry Lewis ... grip: second unit (uncredited)
Ken Lobben ... still photographer (uncredited)
Thomas Morris ... assistant camera (uncredited)
Basil Mulvaney ... grip (uncredited)
William Newman ... grip (uncredited)
Harry Perry ... camera (uncredited)
Otto Pierce ... second camera (uncredited)
Lyle Ratican ... grip (uncredited)
Bob Rogers ... assistant head electrician (uncredited) / best boy (uncredited)
Charles Russell ... film loader (uncredited)
Schuyler A. Sanford ... assistant camera (uncredited)
Byron Seawright ... assistant camera (uncredited)
Charles Sickler ... head grip (uncredited)
Kenneth Smith ... grip (uncredited)
Walter Sullivan ... generator man (uncredited)
Fred True ... head grip (uncredited)
Paul Whitcomb ... grip (uncredited)
M.C. White ... electrician (uncredited)
Stanley Williams ... head electrician (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Clayton Brackett ... wardrobe (uncredited)
Hazel Hegarty ... wardrobe (uncredited)
Eugene Joseff ... costume jeweller (uncredited)
Sam Levine ... wardrobe (uncredited)

Location Management 

Norman Lacey ... location manager (uncredited)
L.B. Rogers ... location doctor (uncredited)

Music Department 

Charles Bradshaw ... orchestrator (uncredited)
Herman Hand ... orchestrator (uncredited)
John Leipold ... orchestrator (uncredited)
George Parrish ... orchestrator (uncredited)
Walter Scharf ... orchestrator (uncredited)
Leo Shuken ... orchestrator (uncredited)

Transportation Department 

Jim Barton ... transportation foreman (uncredited)
Al Latta ... driver: camera car (uncredited)

Other crew 

Bob Alford ... stand-in (uncredited)
Milward Anderson ... auditor (uncredited)
Nesta Charles ... script clerk (uncredited)
Edward Churchill ... publicist (uncredited)
Richard Cutter ... stand-in (uncredited)
John Daheim ... stand-in: William Holden (uncredited)
Jean Dixon ... stand-in (uncredited)
Mrs. Frampton ... stand-in (uncredited)
Fred Gray ... instructor: Air Corps (uncredited) / pilot: head of formation squadron (uncredited)
George Hamer ... p.a. man (uncredited)
Margaret Hayes ... stand-in: Constance Moore (uncredited)
James Hinman ... stand-in (uncredited)
Harry F. Hogan ... script clerk (uncredited)
Frank Kies ... accountant (uncredited)
Beirne Lay Jr. ... technical advisor (uncredited)
Paul Mantz ... pilot: camera airplane (uncredited)
William P. Nuckols ... public relations officer: Air Corps (uncredited)
Dan Wyler ... stand-in: Brian Donlevy (uncredited)

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