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Captain Eddie

Captain Eddie(1945)

Also Known As: First, Last and Always | Pacific Mission | Rickenbacker the Story of an American |

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Brief Synopsis

WWI flyer Eddie Rickenbaker remembers his life which brought him from a car salesman, race driver and pilot in WWI, to an important person in the early years of civil airline service, after his plane crashed in the South Pacific in late 1942.

Cast & Crew

Lloyd Bacon Director
Fred MacMurray Capt. Edward Rickenbacker
Lynn Bari Adelaide Frost Rickenbacker
Charles Bickford William Rickenbacker
Thomas Mitchell Ike Howard
Lloyd Nolan Lt. Jim Whittaker
Mary Philips Elise Rickenbacker
Darryl Hickman Eddie as a boy
Spring Byington Mrs. Frost
Richard Conte Pvt. John Bartek
Charles Russell Sgt. Jim Reynolds
Richard Crane Capt. Bill Cherry
Stanley Ridges Col. Hans Adamson
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  World premiere in Columbus, OH: 1 Aug 1945; New York opening: 8 Aug 1945; Los Angeles opening: 23 Aug 1945
Release Date:  1945 Production Date:  UCLA* or LC
6 reels of 6; nitrate print; M17637; F109-L21-1 or FCA 5581-84
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corp.
Sound:  Mono Production Co:  Eureka Pictures, Inc., Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corp.
Duration(mins):  107 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  9,646    
Duration(reels):  11    

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  • Captain Eddie

    Loren Moore 2008-08-09

    This is a movie I always enjoyed. Eddie Rickinbacker lived an interesting life. Race car driver, America's W.W. I ace of aces, Indianapolis 500... MORE>

  • A great film about a great man.

    Charles Brown 2006-10-04

    This film should be of great interest to our young of today who are interested in that period of our nation and World War One to World War Two. A film... MORE>