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Mission Over Korea (Aug-1953)

Director: Fred F. Sears

Writers: Jesse L. Lasky, Jr.; Eugene Ling; Martin M. Goldsmith; Richard Tregaskis

Musical Director: Mischa Bakaleinikoff

Producer: Robert Cohn

Keywords: Drama, Korean War

American pilots fight Communists in the early days of the Korean War. Low-budget programmer with an unexpectedly good cast. Eight weeks were spent filming on location in Korea. The screenplay, though still formulaic, was rewritten because the actions shots were better than expected.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
John Derek
Film Director
12-Aug-1926 22-May-1998 Tarzan, the Ape Man
Richard Erdman
1-Jun-1925   Leonard on Community
John Hodiak
14-Apr-1914 19-Oct-1955 Lifeboat
Harvey Lembeck
15-Apr-1923 5-Jan-1982 Cpl. Barbella on The Phil Silvers Show
Maureen O'Sullivan
17-May-1911 28-Jun-1998 A Day at the Races
Rex Reason
30-Nov-1928 19-Nov-2015 Adam MacLean on Man Without a Gun
Audrey Totter
20-Dec-1918 12-Dec-2013 The Unsuspected


John Hodiak   ...   Capt. George Slocum
John Derek   ...   Lt. Pete Barker
Audrey Totter   ...   Kate
Maureen O'Sullivan   ...   Nancy Slocum
Harvey Lembeck   ...   Sgt. Maxie Steiner
Richard Erdman   ...   Swenson
William Chun   ...   Clancy
Rex Reason   ...   Maj. Hacker
Richard Bowers   ...   Singing Soldier


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