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The Spirit of St. Louis (1957)

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135 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

Charles 'Slim' Lindbergh struggles to finance and design an airplane that will make his New York to Paris flight the first solo transatlantic crossing.
Director
Billy Wilder (directed by)
Writers
Charles A. Lindbergh (based on the book by) | Billy Wilder (screen play by) | Wendell Mayes (screen play by) | Charles Lederer (adaptation by)
Producer
Leland Hayward (produced by)
Composer
Franz Waxman (music composed by)
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Budget
$6,000,000
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Release date
Apr 20, 1957 (United States)

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James Stewart
Charles Augustus 'Slim' Lindbergh Charles Augustus 'Slim' Lindbergh   See fewer
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Murray Hamilton
Bud Gurney Bud Gurney   See fewer
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Patricia Smith
Mirror Girl Mirror Girl   See fewer
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Bartlett Robinson
Benjamin Frank Mahoney - President, Ryan Airlines Co. Benjamin Frank Mahoney - President, Ryan Airlines Co.   See fewer
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Marc Connelly
Father Hussman Father Hussman   See fewer
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Arthur Space
Donald Hall - Chief Engineer, Ryan Airlines Donald Hall - Chief Engineer, Ryan Airlines   See fewer
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Charles Watts
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Erville Alderson
Burt (uncredited) Burt (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frances Allen
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Walter Bacon
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Gordon Barnes
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Eumenio Blanco
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Sheila Bond
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Eugene Borden
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Chet Brandenburg
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Okie (uncredited) Okie (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Bruggeman
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Robert Burton
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Robert Cornthwaite
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Louie (uncredited) Louie (uncredited)   See fewer
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Richard Deacon
Charles Levine - President, Columbia Aircraft Co. (uncredited) Charles Levine - President, Columbia Aircraft Co. (uncredited)   See fewer
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Kit Guard
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7.2 / 10 | 6,813 votes