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William A. Wellman's The high and the mighty

Author: William A WellmanErnest Kellogg GannJohn WayneClaire TrevorLaraine DayAll authors
Publisher: Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount Home Entertainment, [2005]
Series: John Wayne collection.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : Special collector's edView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Drama
Fiction films
Film adaptations
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Named Person: Ernest Kellogg Gann; Ernest Kellogg Gann
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: William A Wellman; Ernest Kellogg Gann; John Wayne; Claire Trevor; Laraine Day; Robert Stack; Jan Sterling; Dimitri Tiomkin; Archie J Stout; Ralph Dawson; William Clothier; Warner Bros. Pictures (1923-1967); Batjac Productions.; Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN: 141570886X 9781415708866
OCLC Number: 60656307
Language Note: In English with optional subtitles in English; closed-captioned.
Notes: Based on the novel by Ernest K. Gann.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1954.
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.
Credits: Music, Dimitri Tiomkin ; photography, Archie Stout ; aerial photography, William Clothier ; editor, Ralph Dawson.
Cast: John Wayne, Claire Trevor, Laraine Day, Robert Stack, Jan Sterling, Phil Harris, Robert Newton, David Brian, William Schallert.
Awards: Academy Awards, 1955: Best music.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: Not rated.
Description: 2 videodiscs (148 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, NTSC, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital, 5.1 surround, 2.0 surround.
Contents: Disc 1. Feature --
Disc 2. Special features.
Series Title: John Wayne collection.
Other Titles: High and the mighty
Responsibility: Warner Bros. Pictures presents ; screenplay by Ernest K. Gann ; a Wayne-Fellows production ; Batjac Productions, Inc. ; directed by William A. Wellman.
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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.

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