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The High Barbaree Details

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In this war movie, set during WW II, a pilot must crash land in the Pacific after he is shot down. As he floats upon the waves, he begins remembering the mythical island of Barbaree that his grandfather used to tell him about. To keep his wounded companion alive, he begins telling his life story. Via flashback, his youth, his love affairs, and his naval enlistment are chronicled. It is one of his lovers that talks her father into organizing a search party to find him. Meanwhile his companion dies. The pilot too, is half-dead by the time they find him. ~ Sandra Brennan, Rovi

Cast

Van Johnson
as Alec Brooke
June Allyson
as Nancy Fraser
Thomas Mitchell
as Capt. Thad Vail
Marilyn Maxwell
as Diana Case
Cameron Mitchell
as Lt. Moore
Claude Jarman, Jr.
as Alec at 14
Henry Hull
as Dr. Brooke
Geraldine Wall
as Mrs. Brooke
Barbara Brown
as Della Parkson
Paul Harvey
as John Case
Stanley Andrews
Ruth Brady
as Young Aide
Bruce Cowling
as Captain
Bert Davidson
Drew Demarest
Phil Dunham
Helen Eby-Rock
as Helper
Phil Friedman
as Vendor
Jimmy Hunt
as Alec at 2
Milt Kibbee
as Waiter
Al Kikume
as Tangaros
Paul Kruger
as Workman
George Magrill
Sam McDaniel
as Bertram
Howard Mitchell
as Conductor
Ida Moore
as Old Lady
Philip Morris
as Baggage Man
Paul Newlan
Robert E. O'Connor
as Stationmaster
Gigi Perreau
as Nancy, Age 5
Frank Pharr
Lee Phelps
Dick Rush
as Baggage Man
Carl Saxe
Jeffrey Sayre
as Night Officer of the Deck
Lew Smith
as Groundman
Larry Steers
as Major
Henry Sylvester
William Tannen
as Officer of the Deck
Harry Tyler
as Bartender
Joan Wells
as Nancy at Age Twelve
Frank Wilcox
as Copilot
Chill Wills
as Lars
Philip Morris
as Baggage Man
William Tannen
as Officer of the Deck
Robert E. O'Connor
as Stationmaster
Ida Moore
as Old Lady
Sam McDaniel
as Bertram
Frank Wilcox
as Copilot
Al Kikume
as Tangaros
Bruce Cowling
as Captain
Dick Rush
as Baggage Man
Gigi Perreau
as Nancy, Age 5
Joan Wells
as Nancy at Age Twelve
Jimmy Hunt
as Alec at 2
Larry Steers
as Major
Lew Smith
as Groundman
Harry Tyler
as Bartender
Helen Eby-Rock
as Helper
Jeffrey Sayre
as Night Officer of the Deck
Howard Mitchell
as Conductor
Phil Friedman
as Vendor
Paul Kruger
as Workman
Milt Kibbee
as Waiter
Ruth Brady
as Young Aide

Crew

Jack Conway
Director
Cyril Hume
Screenwriter
Whitfield Cook
Screenwriter
Sidney Wagner
Cinematographer
Herbert Stothart
Composer (Music Score)
Gabriel Scognamillo
Art Director
Cedric Gibbons
Art Director
Edwin B. Willis
Set Designer
Irene Sharaff
Costume Designer
Warren Newcombe
Special Effects
Arnold A. Gillespie
Special Effects
Jack Dawn
Makeup
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