The high and the mighty

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Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount Home Entertainment, [2005].
Physical Desc
2 videodiscs (148 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.


General Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 1954.
General Note
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.
Creation/Production Credits
Music, Dimitri Tiomkin; photography, Archie Stout; aerial photography, William Clothier; editor, Ralph Dawson.
John Wayne, Claire Trevor, Laraine Day, Robert Stack, Jan Sterling.
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.
Target Audience
MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details
DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital, 5.1 surround, 2.0 surround.
Subtitles in English. Closed-captioned.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Wellman, W. A., Gann, E. K., Wayne, J., Trevor, C., Day, L., Tiomkin, D., Stout, A. J., Clothier, W., Warner Bros. Pictures (1923-1967)., Batjac Productions, I., Stack, R., & Sterling, J. (2005). The high and the mighty (Special collector's ed.). Paramount Home Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

William A. Wellman et al.. 2005. The High and the Mighty. Paramount Home Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

William A. Wellman et al.. The High and the Mighty Paramount Home Entertainment, 2005.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Wellman, William A., et al. The High and the Mighty Special collector's ed., Paramount Home Entertainment, 2005.

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