Island in the Sky Poster

Release Date: September 5th, 1953

DVD Release Date: August 2nd, 2005

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 49 min

Plot Summary
While flying supplies to England during World War II, Capt. Dooley (John Wayne) is forced to crash land his plane in the icy wilds of Canada. Together, Dooley and his hardy crew struggle to survive in uncharted territory -- with the arctic temperature steadily dropping. Meanwhile, back at the army headquarters in Maine, Col. Fuller (Walter Abel) rallies his capable crew in a desperate search for the downed airmen, knowing that every second counts.

Cast: John Wayne, Lloyd Nolan, Walter Abel, James Arness, Andy Devine, Allyn Joslyn, Jimmy Lydon, Harry Carey Jr.

Director: William A. Wellman

Genres: Drama

Keywords: Survival, 1940s, Rescue, Tense, Quest, Soldier