The Iron Major (1943)





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Pat O'Brien, who won fame by portraying Notre Dame's Knute Rockne, stars here as Frank Cavanaugh, the football coach who battled against disability to become a champion.
Classics , Drama
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RKO Pictures


Pat O'Brien
as Francis William 'Frank' / 'Cav' Cavanaugh
Ruth Warrick
as Florence Ayres Cavanaugh
Robert Ryan
as Father Timothy 'Tim' Donovan
Leon Ames
as Robert 'Bob' Stewart
Russell Wade
as Pvt. Manning
Bruce Edwards
as Lt. Jones
Richard Martin
as Davis Cavanaugh
Brandon Beach
as Alumni
Robert Bice
as Coach
Virginia Brissac
as Mrs. Ayres
Lew Harvey
as Lieutenant
Bud Geary
as Sergeant
Walter Brooke
as Lt. Stone
Louis Jean Heydt
as Recruiting Sergeant
Pierre Watkin
as Col. White
Walter Fenner
as Doctor
Louis Borell
as French Officer
Billy Roy
as Bob as a Boy
Robert Winkler
as Frank as a Boy
Joel Davis
as Davie as a Boy
Cyril Ring
as Ross
Barbara Hale
as Sarah Cavanaugh
Kirk Alyn
as John Cavanaugh
Jimmy Jordan
as Philip Cavanaugh
Dean Benton
as William Cavanaugh
Margaret Landry
as Sis Cavanaugh
Myron Healey
as Paul Cavanaugh
Wheaton Chambers
as Army Doctor
Pat O'Malley
as Charlie
Robert Thom
as Soldier
Harry Tyler
as Friend
Edward Woods
as Friend
Gloria Duran
as Dancer
Sid Jordan
as Drivers of 2-Up
Ramon Ros
as Dancer
Milt Kibbee
as Watkins
Joe King
as Defense Attorney
Eddie Hart
as Bailiff
Milton Kibbee
as Watkins
Paul Le Pere
as Court Clerk
Joe O'Connor
as 2nd Defense Attorney
Victor Kilian
as Francis Cavanaugh
Ian Wolfe
as Prof. Runnymead
Harold Landon
as Boston College Player
James Courtney
as Boston College Player
Greg McClure
as Boston College Player
Charles D. Brown
as Official
William Forrest
as Official
John Miljan
as Oregon Coach
Larry Lund
as Football Player
Robert Benton
as Football Player
Stephen Barclay
as Football Player
James Flavin
as Umpire
Russ Clark
as Umpire
John Buddy Williams
as Pullman Porter
Florence Hansen
as Bob's Girl Friend
Fred Kohler Jr.
as Boston College Captain
John Dilson
as Doctor
James Magill
as Student
Steve Winston
as Student
Gordon Clark
as Student
Dorothy Vaughan
as Ma Cavanaugh
Frank Shannon
as Pa Cavanaugh
Paul McVey
as Athletic Coach
Chuck Hamilton
as Fordham Player
Robert Anderson
as Minor Role
Michael Lally
as Minor Role
Lee Phelps
as Minor Role
Craig Flanagan
as Minor Role
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