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The Spirit of St. Louis

The Spirit of St. Louis(1957)

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Brief Synopsis

Charles Lindbergh risks his life to complete his historic flight from New York to Paris.

Cast & Crew

Billy Wilder Director
James Stewart Charles A. "Slim" Lindbergh
Murray Hamilton Harlan A. "Bud" Gurney
Patricia Smith Mirror girl
Bartlett Robinson B. F. Mahoney
Marc Connelly Father Hussman
Arthur Space Donald Hall
Charles Watts O. W. Schultz
Robert Cornthwaite Harry Knight
Sheila Bond Model-dancer
Harlan Warde Boedecker
Dabbs Greer Goldsborough
Paul Birch Blythe
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  PG Premiere Info:  New York opening: 21 Feb 1957; Los Angeles opening: 11 Apr 1957
Release Date:  1957 Production Date:  [CinemaScope]
A Leland Hayward-Billy Wilder Production
EB; AFI*; AFI Library;
Color/B&W:  Color (Warnercolor) Distributions Co:  Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc.
Sound:  Mono (RCA Sound System) Production Co:  Leland Hayward Productions, Inc., Billy Wilder Productions, Inc.
Duration(mins):  135 or 138 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • 25 hours over the ocean.

    Rob 2016-04-17

    Much too long, and too boring. Jimmy Stewart was not the actor to pull this off. Spencer Tracy managed it in "The Old Man and the Sea", but... MORE>

  • The Spirit of St.Louis

    Michael Whitty 2016-02-09

    Illustrating a moment in aviation history with the Trans-Atlantic flight of Charles Lindbergh from New York to Paris in May of 1927 "The Spirit of... MORE>

  • Fine performance from Mr. Stewart

    Judy 2015-01-24

    Years ago, I read the Pulitzer Prize book after viewing the film, and though the book is a far superior work that kept me engaged during a 4-hour US... MORE>