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Test Pilot (1938)

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119 min | Drama, Romance

Jim is a test pilot. His wife Ann and best friend Gunner try their best to keep him sober. But the life of a test pilot is anything but safe.
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Writers
Vincent Lawrence (screen play) | Waldemar Young (screen play) | Frank Wead (original story)
Composer
Franz Waxman (musical score)
Cinematographer
Ray June (photographed by)
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Status
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Updated Apr 16, 1938

Release date
Apr 22, 1938 (United States)

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76 cast members
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Clark Gable
Jim Lane Jim Lane   See fewer
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Myrna Loy
Ann Thurston Barton Ann Thurston Barton   See fewer
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Spencer Tracy
Gunner Morse Gunner Morse   See fewer
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Lionel Barrymore
Howard B. Drake Howard B. Drake   See fewer
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Samuel S. Hinds
General Ross General Ross   See fewer
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Marjorie Main
Landlady Landlady   See fewer
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Gloria Holden
Mrs. May Benson Mrs. May Benson   See fewer
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Louis Jean Heydt
Greg Benson Greg Benson   See fewer
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Claudia Coleman
Mrs. Frank Barton Mrs. Frank Barton   See fewer
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Arthur Aylesworth
Mr. Frank Barton Mr. Frank Barton   See fewer
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Ernie Alexander
Field Mechanic (uncredited) Field Mechanic (uncredited)   See fewer
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Hooper Atchley
Pilot in Cafe (uncredited) Pilot in Cafe (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ken Barton
Announcer (uncredited) Announcer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Cheatham
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Roger Converse
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Nick Copeland
Drake Mechanic (uncredited) Drake Mechanic (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dix Davis
Kid (uncredited) Kid (uncredited)   See fewer
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James Donlan
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Lester Dorr
Pilot (uncredited) Pilot (uncredited)   See fewer
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Donald Douglas
Pilot in Cafe (uncredited) Pilot in Cafe (uncredited)   See fewer
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N.A.A. Official (uncredited) N.A.A. Official (uncredited)   See fewer
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Little Man (uncredited) Little Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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Pilot (uncredited) Pilot (uncredited)   See fewer
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Designer (uncredited) Designer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Grant (uncredited) Grant (uncredited)   See fewer
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Arthur Stuart Hull
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Interne (uncredited) Interne (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Jaquet
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Pilot Singing in Cafe (uncredited) Pilot Singing in Cafe (uncredited)   See fewer
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Field Mechanic (uncredited) Field Mechanic (uncredited)   See fewer
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Pilot (uncredited) Pilot (uncredited)   See fewer
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Pilot (uncredited) Pilot (uncredited)   See fewer
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Pilot in Cafe (uncredited) Pilot in Cafe (uncredited)   See fewer
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Benson Child (uncredited) Benson Child (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sonny Benson (uncredited) Sonny Benson (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dorothy Vaughan
Fat Lady (uncredited) Fat Lady (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Waldron Jr.
Pilot (uncredited) Pilot (uncredited)   See fewer
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Pilot in Cafe (uncredited) Pilot in Cafe (uncredited)   See fewer
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Pilot in Cafe (uncredited) Pilot in Cafe (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.9 / 10 | 1,963 votes