Aired Saturday May 27, 11:00pm - 1:00amon AFN Movie

The Bridges at Toko-Ri (1954)


Naval Reservist pilot Lt. Harry Brubaker (William Holden) is stationed on an aircraft carrier in the Sea of Japan during the Korean War. Although suffering from battle fatigue and longing to return to civilian life with his wife, Nancy (Grace Kelly), he agrees to fly a dangerous bombing mission over North Korea, with the support of his faithful rescue crew, Forney (Mickey Rooney) and Gamidge (Earl Holliman), and his sympathetic commanding officer, Commander Lee (Charles McGraw).

Cast and crew
  • Mark RobsonDirector
  • William HoldenLt. Harry Brubaker
  • Grace KellyNancy Brubaker
  • Fredric MarchRear Adm. George Tarrant
  • Mickey RooneyMike Forney
  • Robert StraussBeer Barrel
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