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

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

Label
The high and the mighty
Title
The high and the mighty
Statement of responsibility
Warner Bros. Pictures presents a Cinemascope production ; screenplay by Ernest K. Gann ; a Wayne-Fellows production ; Batjac Productions, Inc. ; directed by William A. Wellman
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Music, Dimitri Tiomkin; photography, Archie Stout; aerial photography, William Clothier; editor, Ralph Dawson
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Not rated
Language note
Subtitles in English. Closed-captioned
PerformerNote
John Wayne, Claire Trevor, Laraine Day, Robert Stack, Jan Sterling
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1937-
  • 1910-1991
  • 1907-1979
  • 1909-2000
  • 1920-2007
  • 1919-2003
  • 1923-2004
  • 1894-1979
  • 1886-1973
  • 1903-1996
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Wellman, William A.
  • Gann, Ernest Kellogg
  • Wayne, John
  • Trevor, Claire
  • Day, Laraine
  • Stack, Robert
  • Sterling, Jan
  • Tiomkin, Dimitri
  • Stout, Archie J.
  • Clothier, William
  • Warner Bros. Pictures (1923-1967)
  • Batjac Productions
  • Paramount Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
148
Series statement
The John Wayne collection
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Aircraft accidents
  • Air pilots
  • Pacific Ocean
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The high and the mighty, Warner Bros. Pictures presents a Cinemascope production ; screenplay by Ernest K. Gann ; a Wayne-Fellows production ; Batjac Productions, Inc. ; directed by William A. Wellman, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Dolby Digital, 5.1 surround, 2.0 surround
  • 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
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm60656307
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special collector's ed., widescreen format.
Extent
2 videodiscs (148 min.)
Isbn
9781415708866
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
097368876347
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
88763
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The high and the mighty, Warner Bros. Pictures presents a Cinemascope production ; screenplay by Ernest K. Gann ; a Wayne-Fellows production ; Batjac Productions, Inc. ; directed by William A. Wellman, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Dolby Digital, 5.1 surround, 2.0 surround
  • 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
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm60656307
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special collector's ed., widescreen format.
Extent
2 videodiscs (148 min.)
Isbn
9781415708866
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
097368876347
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
88763
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD

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