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Wing and a Prayer (1944) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Henry Hathaway

Writing Credits  

Jerome Cady ... (story)
 
Jerome Cady ... (screenplay)
 
Mortimer Braus ... (contributor to screenplay construction) (uncredited)
Jo Swerling ... (contributing writer) (uncredited)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

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Flight Cmdr. Bingo Harper
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Admiral (as Sir Cedric Hardwicke)
Kevin O'Shea ...
Ens. Charles 'Cookie' Cunningham
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Beezy Bessemer
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Ens. Malcolm Brainard (as Henry Morgan)
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Ens. Gus Chisholm
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Executive Officer
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Ens. Cliff Hale
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Ens. Paducah Holloway
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Cmdr. O'Donnell
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Dooley
B.S. Pully ...
Flat Top
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Ens. Hans Jacobson
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Benjamin K. 'Benny 'O'Neill
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
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Pharmacist's Mate (uncredited)
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Marine General (uncredited)
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Sailor Projectionist (uncredited)
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Mail Orderly (uncredited)
Ralph Brooke ...
Gunner (uncredited)
Gary Bruce ...
Gunner (uncredited)
Harry Carter ...
Telephone Orderly (uncredited)
Neil Carter ...
Telephone Orderly (uncredited)
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Sailor Assisting Projectionist (uncredited)
William Colby ...
Minor Role (uncredited)
Robert Condon ...
Pilot (uncredited)
Rim Conrad ...
Pilot (uncredited)
Thomas Cowan ...
Navigator (uncredited)
Danny Desmond ...
Pilot (uncredited)
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Pilot (uncredited)
Jim Drum ...
Telephone Orderly (uncredited)
Stanley Dunn ...
Gunner (uncredited)
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Pilot (uncredited)
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Harem Girl (edited from: Tin Pan Alley) (archive footage) (uncredited)
Frank Ferry ...
Pilot (uncredited)
Don Forbes ...
Naval Officer (uncredited)
John Forrest ...
Pilot (uncredited)
Eddie Friedman ...
Sailor (uncredited)
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Sheik (edited from: Tin Pan Alley) (archive footage) (uncredited)
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Harem Girl (edited from: Tin Pan Alley) (archive footage) (uncredited)
Richard Graham ...
Pilot (uncredited)
Josh Hardin ...
Pilot (uncredited)
Louis Hart ...
Pilot (uncredited)
Joe Haworth ...
Murphy (uncredited)
Don Hayden ...
Gunner (uncredited)
John Heath ...
Pilot (uncredited)
Tom Holland ...
Telephone Orderly (uncredited)
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Admiral (uncredited)
Ted Jordan ...
Gunner (uncredited)
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Assistant Air Officer (uncredited)
John Kelly ...
Lew (uncredited)
Mike Killian ...
Pilot (uncredited)
Carl Knowles ...
Marine Orderly (uncredited)
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Ens. Chuck White (uncredited)
Billy Lechner ...
Anti-Aircraft Gunner (uncredited)
William Manning ...
Pilot Manning (uncredited)
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Sailor (uncredited)
Terry Mason ...
Gunner (uncredited)
Matt McHugh ...
Sailor Assisting Projectionist (uncredited)
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Admiral (uncredited)
Gene Meredith ...
Telephone Orderly (uncredited)
John Miles ...
Ens. 'Lovebug' Markham (uncredited)
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Sailor (uncredited)
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Admiral (uncredited)
Charles Murray Jr. ...
Pilot (uncredited)
Melvin Nix ...
Pilot (uncredited)
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Sailor (uncredited)
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Chief Petty Officer (uncredited)
Frank Perry ...
Pilot (uncredited)
Terrance Ray ...
Mail Orderly (uncredited)
George Riley ...
Sailor (uncredited)
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Gunner (uncredited)
Harold Schlickenmayer ...
Plane Captain (uncredited)
Wallace Scott ...
Sailor (uncredited)
Jerry Shane ...
Foley (uncredited)
Robin Short ...
Mail Orderly (uncredited)
Mel Shubert ...
Pilot Shubert (uncredited)
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Alfalfa (uncredited)
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Executive Officer Reporting Aft Damage (uncredited)
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Minor Role (uncredited)
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Executive Officer (uncredited)
Larry Thompson ...
Sam Cooper (uncredited)
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Cmdr. L.M. Hale, Medical Officer (uncredited)
Albert Van Antwerp ...
Admiral (uncredited)
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Admiral (uncredited)
Charles Waldron ...
Admiral (uncredited)
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Sailor Assisting Projectionist (uncredited)
Jay Ward ...
Mail Orderly (uncredited)
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Admiral (uncredited)
Blanche Webb ...
Plump Girl (uncredited)
Crane Whitley ...
Admiral (uncredited)
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Chief Petty Officer (uncredited)
Frederick Worlock ...
Admiral (uncredited)
Robert Wright ...
Telephone Orderly (uncredited)

Produced by 

William A. Bacher ... producer
Walter Morosco ... producer

Music by 

Hugo Friedhofer ... (as Hugo W. Friedhofer)

Cinematography by 

Glen MacWilliams ... director of photography

Film Editing by 

J. Watson Webb Jr. ... (as J. Watson Webb)

Art Direction by 

Lewis H. Creber ... (as Lewis Creber)
Lyle R. Wheeler ... (as Lyle Wheeler)

Set Decoration by 

Thomas Little

Makeup Department 

Guy Pearce ... makeup artist

Production Management 

Raymond A. Klune ... production manager (uncredited)

Art Department 

Fred J. Rode ... associate set decorator

Sound Department 

Alfred Bruzlin ... sound
Roger Heman Sr. ... sound (as Roger Heman)

Visual Effects by 

Fred Sersen ... special photographic effects

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Sam Benson ... wardrobe (uncredited)

Music Department 

Emil Newman ... musical director
Maurice De Packh ... orchestrator (uncredited)
Arthur Morton ... orchestrator (uncredited)
Alfred Newman ... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Ralph Rainger ... composer: stock music (uncredited)

Other crew 

Robert L. Middleton ... technical advisor (uncredited)
Crew believed to be complete

See also

Release Dates | Official Sites | Company Credits | Filming & Production | Technical Specs

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