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Title The high and the mighty [videorecording] / Warner Bros. Pictures presents a Cinemascope production ; screenplay by Ernest K. Gann ; a Wayne-Fellows production ; Batjac Productions, Inc. ; directed by William A. Wellman.

Imprint Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount Home Entertainment, [2005].


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Eureka DVD Collection  DVD125    ---  Available
Edition Special collector's ed.
Description 2 videodiscs (148 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Series The John Wayne collection
Note 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.
Summary 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.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital, 5.1 surround, 2.0 surround.
Language Subtitles in English. Closed-captioned.
Subject Aircraft accidents -- Drama.
Air pilots -- Drama.
DVD-Video discs.
Pacific Ocean -- Drama.
Genre/Form Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Wellman, William Augustus, 1896-1975.
Gann, Ernest Kellogg, 1910-1991.
Wayne, John, 1907-1979.
Trevor, Claire, 1909-2000.
Day, Laraine, 1920-2007.
Stack, Robert, 1919-2003.
Sterling, Jan, 1923-2004.
Tiompkin, Dimitri, 1894-1979.
Stout, Archie J., 1886-1973.
Clothier, William, 1903-1996
Warner Bros. Pictures (1923-1967)
Batjac Productions.
Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN 141570886X
Standard No. 097368876347
Music No. 88763 Paramount Home Entertainment

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