Wings Of Chance

Release Information
March 1, 1961
Los Angeles
Library and Archives Canada - Canadian Feature Film Database (LAC)
March 1, 1961
Los Angeles
Library and Archives Canada - Canadian Feature Film Database (LAC)
March 1, 1961
Edmonton (Rialto) and 12 other theatres in Alberta
Library and Archives Canada - Canadian Feature Film Database (LAC)
March 1, 1961
Edmonton (Rialto) and 12 other theatres in Alberta
Library and Archives Canada - Canadian Feature Film Database (LAC)
March 23, 1961
Los Angeles
Library and Archives Canada - Canadian Feature Film Database (LAC)
March 23, 1961
Los Angeles
Library and Archives Canada - Canadian Feature Film Database (LAC)
March 23, 1961
Edmonton (Rialto) and 12 other theatres in Alberta
Library and Archives Canada - Canadian Feature Film Database (LAC)
March 23, 1961
Edmonton (Rialto) and 12 other theatres in Alberta
Library and Archives Canada - Canadian Feature Film Database (LAC)
Budget
Actual cost: $180,000
Budget: $100,000
Distributors
Universal International
Empire Universal
Universal International

Production Details

Executive Producer
Lorne H. Reed
Producer
Lawrence Matanski
Lawrence Matanski
Director
Edward Dew
Lawrence Matanski
Director of Photography
Leonard Clairmont
Director of Sound
Tom Goldrick
Charles Sheid
Music
Michael Andersen
Writer
Patrick Whyte
Patrick Whyte
Editor
Walter Hanneman
Monty Pearce
Monty Pearce
Cast
Frances Rafferty
Jim L. Brown
Patrick Whyte
Richard Tretter
Len Crowther
Len Crowther
Len Crowther
Len Crowther
Patrick Whyte
76 minutes

A downed bush pilot manages to communicate his whereabouts by "banding" a Canada Goose. Source: Library and Archives Canada - Canadian Feature Film Database (LAC)

Commentaries


  •  If Tony Mokri hadn’t been working on a CPR sleeping car in the 1950s and found a book left behind by then Prime Minister, John Diefenbaker, Wings of Chance might never have been made. The book contained a short story by John Patrick Gillese,...

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