The high and the mighty
    (2005, original release: 1954)

    Fiction

    DVD

    Call Numbers:
    DVD/ACTION/HIGH
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PUBLISHED
Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount Home Entertainment, [2005]
EDITION
Special collector's edition
DESCRIPTION
2 videodiscs (148 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
ISBN/ISSN
141570886X 88763, 097368876347
LANGUAGE
English
NOTES

Originally released as a motion picture in 1954

A commercial airliner develops engine trouble while flying over the Pacific Ocean. The pilot panics, so it is up to the washed-up co-pilot to get the plane down safely. Based on an Ernest K. Gann bestseller

Special features: Disc 1: Introduction and commentary by Leonard Maltin; commentary by William Wellman Jr., Karen Sharpe, Pedro Gonzales-Gonzales and Vincent Longo; Disc 2: introduction by Leonard Maltin; the Batjac story; stories from the set; on director William A. Wellman; the music and world of Dimitri Tiomkin; restoring a classic; a place in film history; Ernest K. Gann - adventurer, author & artist; flying in the fifties; theatrical trailer, TV trailer, Batjac Montage; The High and the Mighty premiere footage; photo gallery

Music, Dimitri Tiomkin; photography, Archie Stout; aerial photography, William Clothier; editor, Ralph Dawson

John Wayne, Claire Trevor, Laraine Day, Robert Stack, Jan Sterling

MPAA rating: Not rated

DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital, 5.1 surround, 2.0 surround

Subtitles in English. Closed-captioned

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