A Gathering of Eagles (1963)
A Gathering of Eagles
Drama / War
Directed by Delbert Mann
Rock Hudson as Colonel James Caldwell, Commander, 904th Strategic Aerospace Wing (904th SAW)
Rod Taylor as Colonel Hollis Farr, Vice Commander 904th SAW
Mary Peach as Victoria Caldwell, Caldwell's wife
Barry Sullivan as Colonel William Fowler, Base Commander of Carmody Air Force Base
Kevin McCarthy as Major General J. T. 'Happy Jack' Kirby, SAC Inspector General
Nelson Leigh as Major General John Aymes, commander of the 904th SAW's parent Air Division
Henry Silva as Colonel Joe 'Smokin' Joe' Garcia, Director of Maintenance
Leora Dana as Evelyn Fowler, Col Fowler's wife
Robert Lansing as Senior Master Sergeant Banning, B-52 line chief
Richard Le Pore as Staff Sergeant Kemler, boom operator on KC-135 tanker crew 'Ramrod 67'
Ray Montgomery as Captain Linke, aircraft commander of B-52G bomber crew 'Ranger 21'
Richard Anderson as Colonel Ralph Josten, Director of Operations
Leif Erickson as General Hewitt, Commander-in-Chief, Strategic Air Command
Louise Fletcher as Mrs. Kemler, Sergeant Kemler's wife
A Gathering of Eagles is a 1963 movie about the U.S. Air Force during the Cold War and the pressures of command.
Rock Hudson is an Air Force Colonel by the name of Jim Caldwell who is assigned to be a B-52 commander. He is filling the position for a previous commander who was fired for not passing a strenuous inspection. Now he must train his men to learn everything they are supposed to know.
Caldwell has recently gotten married and his wife is surprised to see a side of him she never knew, since he is so masculine.
Actors: Rock Hudson, Robert Lansing, Kevin McCarthy, Henry Silva, Barry Sullivan, Rod Taylor