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Flying Leathernecks (1951)

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102 min | Action, Drama, War

Major Kirby leads The Wildcats squadron into the historic WWII battle of Guadalcanal.
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Aug 28, 1951 (United States)

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71 cast members
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John Wayne
Maj. Daniel Xavier Kirby Maj. Daniel Xavier Kirby   See fewer
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Robert Ryan
Capt. Carl 'Griff' Griffin Capt. Carl 'Griff' Griffin   See fewer
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Don Taylor
Lt. Vern 'Cowboy' Blithe Lt. Vern 'Cowboy' Blithe   See fewer
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Janis Carter
Joan Kirby Joan Kirby   See fewer
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Jay C. Flippen
MSgt. Clancy, Line Chief MSgt. Clancy, Line Chief   See fewer
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William Harrigan
Dr. Lt.Cdr. Joe Curran Dr. Lt.Cdr. Joe Curran   See fewer
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James Bell
Colonel Colonel   See fewer
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Barry Kelley
Brigadier General Brigadier General   See fewer
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Maurice Jara
Shorty Vegay Shorty Vegay   See fewer
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Adam Williams
Lt. Bert Malotke Lt. Bert Malotke   See fewer
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James Dobson
Lt. Pudge McCabe Lt. Pudge McCabe   See fewer
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Carleton Young
Col. Riley Col. Riley   See fewer
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Michael St. Angel
Capt. Harold Jorgensen, Ops. Officer (as Steve Flagg) Capt. Harold Jorgensen, Ops. Officer (as Steve Flagg)   See fewer
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Brett King
1st Lt. Ernie Stark 1st Lt. Ernie Stark   See fewer
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Gordon Gebert
Tommy Kirby Tommy Kirby   See fewer
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Hal Bokar
Lt. Deal (uncredited) Lt. Deal (uncredited)   See fewer
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Barry Brooks
Squadron Commander (uncredited) Squadron Commander (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Brunner
Charlie's Father (uncredited) Charlie's Father (uncredited)   See fewer
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Richard Condon
1st Pilot Replacement (uncredited) 1st Pilot Replacement (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ralph Cook
Lt. Kelvin (uncredited) Lt. Kelvin (uncredited)   See fewer
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Inez Cooper
Nurse (uncredited) Nurse (uncredited)   See fewer
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Chuck Courtney
3rd Pilot Replacement (uncredited) 3rd Pilot Replacement (uncredited)   See fewer
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James Craven
Fleet CIC Commander (uncredited) Fleet CIC Commander (uncredited)   See fewer
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Victor Cutler
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Gail Davis
Virginia Blithe (uncredited) Virginia Blithe (uncredited)   See fewer
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Michael Devery
Lt. Hoagland (uncredited) Lt. Hoagland (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jayn Lee Dockstader
Infant (uncredited) Infant (uncredited)   See fewer
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Chris Drake
Lieutenant (uncredited) Lieutenant (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jane Easton
Girl (uncredited) Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sam Edwards
Junior (uncredited) Junior (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Fiumara
Lt. Hawkins (uncredited) Lt. Hawkins (uncredited)   See fewer
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Shela Fritz
Charlie's Mother (uncredited) Charlie's Mother (uncredited)   See fewer
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Grady Galloway
4th Pilot Replacement (uncredited) 4th Pilot Replacement (uncredited)   See fewer
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Fred Graham
MP Sergeant (uncredited) MP Sergeant (uncredited)   See fewer
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Chuck Hamilton
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Douglas Henderson
Lt. Foster (uncredited) Lt. Foster (uncredited)   See fewer
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James Hickman
Hicks (uncredited) Hicks (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Iwanaga
Japanese Pilot (uncredited) Japanese Pilot (uncredited)   See fewer
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Milton Kibbee
Indian Affairs Clerk (uncredited) Indian Affairs Clerk (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mona Knox
Annabelle (uncredited) Annabelle (uncredited)   See fewer
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Keith Larsen
Charlie (uncredited) Charlie (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harry Lauter
Freddie (uncredited) Freddie (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tony Layng
Lt.Woods (uncredited) Lt.Woods (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Marlowe
Taxi Driver (uncredited) Taxi Driver (uncredited)   See fewer
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Gene Marshall
6th Pilot Replacement (uncredited) 6th Pilot Replacement (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mickey McCardle
Marine (uncredited) Marine (uncredited)   See fewer
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Paul McGuire
Major Benson (uncredited) Major Benson (uncredited)   See fewer
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Eda Reiss Merin
Mama Malotke (uncredited) Mama Malotke (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Mitchum
Lt. Black (uncredited) Lt. Black (uncredited)   See fewer
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Rollin Moriyama
Japanese Pilot (uncredited) Japanese Pilot (uncredited)   See fewer
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Al Murphy
Grease Monkey (uncredited) Grease Monkey (uncredited)   See fewer
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Brit Norton
Capt. Walter Tanner (uncredited) Capt. Walter Tanner (uncredited)   See fewer
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Leslie K. O'Pace
Peter (uncredited) Peter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Messenger (uncredited) Messenger (uncredited)   See fewer
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Captain (uncredited) Captain (uncredited)   See fewer
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Patricia Prest
Greta Malotke (uncredited) Greta Malotke (uncredited)   See fewer
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Noel Reyburn
Madden (uncredited) Madden (uncredited)   See fewer
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Melville Robert
Jack (uncredited) Jack (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jill (uncredited) Jill (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lt. Stuart (uncredited) Lt. Stuart (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mavis Russell
Mrs. Jorgenson (uncredited) Mrs. Jorgenson (uncredited)   See fewer
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Hugh Sanders
General on Guadalcanal (uncredited) General on Guadalcanal (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lynn Stalmaster
Lt. Billy Castle (uncredited) Lt. Billy Castle (uncredited)   See fewer
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Milburn Stone
Fleet CIC Radio Operator (uncredited) Fleet CIC Radio Operator (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bernard Szold
Papa Malotke (uncredited) Papa Malotke (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mort Thompson
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Richard Ullman
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Lt. Simmons (uncredited) Lt. Simmons (uncredited)   See fewer
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