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The McConnell Story (1955)

106 min | Drama, War

A Korean War fighter pilot hero returns home to test fly the new Sabre jets despite his wife's uneasiness regarding his job.
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Ted Sherdeman (screenplay) (story) | Sam Rolfe (screenplay)
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$3,500,000
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Release date
Sep 29, 1955 (United States)

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97 cast members
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Alan Ladd
Capt. Joseph C.'Mac' McConnell, Jr. Capt. Joseph C.'Mac' McConnell, Jr.   See fewer
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June Allyson
Pearl 'Butch' Brown Pearl 'Butch' Brown   See fewer
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James Whitmore
SSgt. / Maj. / Col. Ty 'Dad' Whitman SSgt. / Maj. / Col. Ty 'Dad' Whitman   See fewer
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Frank Faylen
Sfc. Sykes Sfc. Sykes   See fewer
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Robert Ellis
Bob Brown Bob Brown   See fewer
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Willis Bouchey
Newton Bass Newton Bass   See fewer
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Sarah Selby
Mrs. Brown Mrs. Brown   See fewer
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Gregory Walcott
1st Military Policeman 1st Military Policeman   See fewer
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Frank Ferguson
Mechanic Mechanic   See fewer
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Murray Alper
Sergeant (uncredited) Sergeant (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Alvin
Johnny - Flyer Escort (uncredited) Johnny - Flyer Escort (uncredited)   See fewer
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Gene Ardell
Bomber Crewman (uncredited) Bomber Crewman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sammy Armaro
Pilot (uncredited) Pilot (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ralph Barbe
Pilot (uncredited) Pilot (uncredited)   See fewer
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Baynes Barron
Co-Pilot (uncredited) Co-Pilot (uncredited)   See fewer
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Paul Baxley
Pilot (uncredited) Pilot (uncredited)   See fewer
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Richard Bender
Cadet (uncredited) Cadet (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Beradino
Engineer (uncredited) Engineer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ronald Bischof
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Patricia Blair
Wife (uncredited) Wife (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Bogden
Boardinghouse Roomer (uncredited) Boardinghouse Roomer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Paul Bradley
Presidential Aide (uncredited) Presidential Aide (uncredited)   See fewer
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Richard Brehm
Cadet (uncredited) Cadet (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lillian Bronson
Spinster (uncredited) Spinster (uncredited)   See fewer
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Joe Brooks
Store Patron (uncredited) Store Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robert Brucewood
Cadet (uncredited) Cadet (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ann Cameron
Store Patron (uncredited) Store Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
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Cindy Carol
Patty McConnell - ages 9-12 (uncredited) Patty McConnell - ages 9-12 (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tom Coleman
Officer (uncredited) Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Alano Jo Como
Kathy McConnell - Age 1 (uncredited) Kathy McConnell - Age 1 (uncredited)   See fewer
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James Cornell
Drunk (uncredited) Drunk (uncredited)   See fewer
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Alan Craig
Cadet (uncredited) Cadet (uncredited)   See fewer
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James Dobson
Lt. Roy Singer (uncredited) Lt. Roy Singer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Downs
Soldier in Street (uncredited) Soldier in Street (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sam Edwards
Radio Man (uncredited) Radio Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ray Ferrell
Ronnie Brown (uncredited) Ronnie Brown (uncredited)   See fewer
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Kenneth Finger
Chris McConnell - Age 2 (uncredited) Chris McConnell - Age 2 (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harley Forbes
Pilot (uncredited) Pilot (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Gerstle
American Soldier in Korea (uncredited) American Soldier in Korea (uncredited)   See fewer
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William Graeff Jr.
Soldier at Korean Air Base (uncredited) Soldier at Korean Air Base (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dabbs Greer
Pilot Instructor (uncredited) Pilot Instructor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Creighton Hale
Fight Fan (uncredited) Fight Fan (uncredited)   See fewer
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Brad Harris
Pilot (uncredited) Pilot (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sam Harris
Neighbor (uncredited) Neighbor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harry Harvey Jr.
Cadet (uncredited) Cadet (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dorothy Heller
Boardinghouse Roomer (uncredited) Boardinghouse Roomer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Olin Howland
Sam - Postman (uncredited) Sam - Postman (uncredited)   See fewer
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William Hudson
Soldier in Office (uncredited) Soldier in Office (uncredited)   See fewer
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Michael Keith
Pilot (uncredited) Pilot (uncredited)   See fewer
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Gayle Kellogg
Gunner (uncredited) Gunner (uncredited)   See fewer
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Paul B. Kennedy
Bomber Crewman (uncredited) Bomber Crewman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Donald Kerr
2nd Drunk (uncredited) 2nd Drunk (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Larch
Cy (uncredited) Cy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Andrea Lee
Kathy McConnell - Ages 6-7 (uncredited) Kathy McConnell - Ages 6-7 (uncredited)   See fewer
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Cindy Lee
Patty McConnell - Age 6 (uncredited) Patty McConnell - Age 6 (uncredited)   See fewer
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William F. Leicester
Instructor (uncredited) Instructor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Perry Lopez
Red (uncredited) Red (uncredited)   See fewer
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Alice Marr
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Gloria Marshall
Boardinghouse Roomer (uncredited) Boardinghouse Roomer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Vera Marshe
Blonde Woman (uncredited) Blonde Woman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Philo McCullough
Fight Spectator (uncredited) Fight Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
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John McKee
Bombardier (uncredited) Bombardier (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bill McLean
Billy - Corporal Clerk (uncredited) Billy - Corporal Clerk (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jim Meservie
Soldier at Control Tower (uncredited) Soldier at Control Tower (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ralph Moratz
Cadet (uncredited) Cadet (uncredited)   See fewer
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Grazia Narciso
Grocer's Wife (uncredited) Grocer's Wife (uncredited)   See fewer
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Barry Norton
Officer on Hearing Board (uncredited) Officer on Hearing Board (uncredited)   See fewer
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Susan Odin
Bob's Girl Friend (uncredited) Bob's Girl Friend (uncredited)   See fewer
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Arvo Ojala
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Norman Papson
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Kenneth Patterson
Flight Intelligence Officer (uncredited) Flight Intelligence Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Pickard
2nd Military Policeman (uncredited) 2nd Military Policeman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Edward Platt
Medical Corps Instructor (uncredited) Medical Corps Instructor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tony Randall
Cadet (uncredited) Cadet (uncredited)   See fewer
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John M. Reed
Cadet (uncredited) Cadet (uncredited)   See fewer
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Gene Reynolds
B-17 Pilot (uncredited) B-17 Pilot (uncredited)   See fewer
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Grandon Rhodes
Major at Hearing (uncredited) Major at Hearing (uncredited)   See fewer
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Edward Rickard
Fight Spectator (uncredited) Fight Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
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Donald Robinson
Cadet (uncredited) Cadet (uncredited)   See fewer
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Kasey Rogers
Claire (uncredited) Claire (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bob Rose
Boardinghouse Roomer (uncredited) Boardinghouse Roomer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Kathy Sanders
Kathy McConnell - Age 3 (uncredited) Kathy McConnell - Age 3 (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Selk
Janitor (uncredited) Janitor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Semple
Pilot (uncredited) Pilot (uncredited)   See fewer
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Fred Stromsoe
Cadet (uncredited) Cadet (uncredited)   See fewer
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Deborah Sydes
Patty McConnell - age 3 (uncredited) Patty McConnell - age 3 (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bob Taylor
Cadet (uncredited) Cadet (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dub Taylor
Angry Technical Sergeant (uncredited) Angry Technical Sergeant (uncredited)   See fewer
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Arthur Tovey
Fight Spectator (uncredited) Fight Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
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Louie Towers
Chris McConnell - Age 5 (uncredited) Chris McConnell - Age 5 (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Veitch
Pilot (uncredited) Pilot (uncredited)   See fewer
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Herb Vigran
Truck Driver (uncredited) Truck Driver (uncredited)   See fewer
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Linda Vrana
Neighbor's Child (uncredited) Neighbor's Child (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tito Vuolo
Italian Grocer (uncredited) Italian Grocer (uncredited)   See fewer
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O.P. Weyland
Himself - Opening Introduction (uncredited) Himself - Opening Introduction (uncredited)   See fewer
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Willard W. Willingham
Pilot (uncredited) Pilot (uncredited)   See fewer
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Allen Zeidman
Fight Spectator (uncredited) Fight Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.4 / 10 | 410 votes