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The Flying Irishman

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5.1/10
55/100
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1939

Drama

1h 11m

This is the story of the historic 1938 flight of Douglas 'Wrong Way' Corrigan. Mr. Corrigan starred in this film, which chronicled his infamous flight. On July 17, 1938, Mr. Corrigan loaded 320 gallons of gasoline (40 hours worth) into the tiny, single engine plane. While expressing his intent to fly west to Long Beach, CA, Mr. Corrigan flew out of Floyd Bennett Field heading east over the Atlantic. Instrumentation in the plane included two compasses (both malfunctioned) and a turn-and-bank indicator. The cabin door was held shut with baling wire. Nearly 29 hours later, he landed in Baldonnel near Dublin. He forever claimed to be surprised at arriving in Ireland rather than California. He returned to the US as a hero, with a ticker tape parade in New York and received numerous medals and awards. The Flying Irishman featuring Douglas Corrigan and Eddie Quillan is not currently available to stream, rent, or buy but you can add it to your want to see list for updates. It's a biography and drama movie with a less than average IMDb audience rating of 5.1 (167 votes).

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This is the story of the historic 1938 flight of Douglas 'Wrong Way' Corrigan. Mr. Corrigan starred in this film, which chronicled his infamous flight. On July 17, 1938, Mr. Corrigan loaded 320 gallons of gasoline (40 hours worth) into the tiny, single engine plane. While expressing his intent to fly west to Long Beach, CA, Mr. Corrigan flew out of Floyd Bennett Field heading east over the Atlantic. Instrumentation in the plane included two compasses (both malfunctioned) and a turn-and-bank indicator. The cabin door was held shut with baling wire. Nearly 29 hours later, he landed in Baldonnel near Dublin. He forever claimed to be surprised at arriving in Ireland rather than California. He returned to the US as a hero, with a ticker tape parade in New York and received numerous medals and awards. The Flying Irishman featuring Douglas Corrigan and Eddie Quillan is not currently available to stream, rent, or buy but you can add it to your want to see list for updates. It's a biography and drama movie with a less than average IMDb audience rating of 5.1 (167 votes).

Drama

Biography

1939

1h11m

US

Director

Leigh Jason

Douglas Corrigan

Douglas Corrigan

Henry Corrigan

Eddie Quillan

Butch Brannen

Paul Kelly

Young Douglas Corrigan

Gene Reynolds

Airport Personnel Manager

Minor Watson

Ma Corrigan

Dorothy Peterson

Young Henry Corrigan

Scotty Beckett

Edith Corrigan

Peggy Ryan

Young Edith Corrigan

Becky Bohanon

Roy Thompson

Donald MacBride

Mamie Thompson

Cora Witherspoon

Dr. Howard

Roy Gordon

Clothing Store Sales Clerk

Grady Sutton

J.R. Robinson

Edward Gargan

Car Repo Man

Charles Williams

Airport Gas Attendant

George Chandler

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