Airport 1975

Airport 1975

Charlton Heston
Director: Jack Smight Cast: Charlton Heston
Charlton Heston
, Karen Black
Karen Black
, George Kennedy
George Kennedy
Jack Smight

DVD (Wide Screen / Mono)

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Overview

Goodtimes' DVD of Jack Smight's Airport 1975 is a meat-and-potatoes-level release, basics done very nicely as far as they go. The image is letterboxed in the anamorphic Panavision aspect ratio of 2.35:1 and is a surprisingly strong film-to-video transfer, capturing the full beauty of the extended aerial photographic sequences depicting the 747 flying against the night and dusk skies, as well as the better special effects in their optimum state. The sound has also been mastered at a decent volume. The 106-minute movie has been given a total of 18 chapters, which is reasonably generous and breaks down the major sequences. There are no real extras apart from some biographical data, some only a single line, on some of the principal cast members. The disc opens automatically to the simple single-layer menu on start-up, with the "play" option in the default position.

Product Details

Release Date: 05/01/2001
UPC: 0018713810106
Original Release: 1974
Rating: PG
Source: Good Times Video
Region Code: 1
Presentation: [Wide Screen]
Sound: [monaural]
Time: 1:46:00

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Charlton Heston Alan Murdock
Karen Black Chief Stewardess Nancy Pryor
George Kennedy Joseph Patroni
Efrem Zimbalist Pilot Stacy
Susan Clark Mrs. Patroni
Gloria Swanson Herself
Dana Andrews Scott Freeman
Sid Caesar Barney
Conrad Janis Arnie
Brian Morrison Junior Patroni
Roy Thinnes Urias
Ed Nelson Maj. Alexander
Nancy Olson Mrs. Abbott
Larry Storch Purcell
Jerry Stiller Sam
Norman Fell Bill
Beverly Garland Mrs. Scott Freeman
Kip Niven Lt. Thatcher
Charles White Fat Man
Irene Tsu Carol
Ken Sansom Gary
Alan Fudge Danton
Christopher Norris Bette
Austin Stoker Air Force Sgt.
John Lupton Oringer
Gene Dynarski 1st Friend
Sharon Gless Sharon
Laurette Spang Arlene
Helen Reddy Sister Ruth
Linda Blair Janice Abbott
Martha Scott Sister Beatrice
Guy Stockwell Col. Moss
Erik Estrada Navigator Julio
Myrna Loy Tipsy Mrs. Devaney

Technical Credits
Jack Smight Director
John Cacavas Score Composer
William Frye Producer
Edith Head Costumes/Costume Designer
Robert L. Hoyt Sound/Sound Designer
Don Ingalls Screenwriter
Jennings Lang Producer
Philip H. Lathrop Cinematographer
Melvin M. Metcalfe Sound/Sound Designer
Mickey Michaels Set Decoration/Design
Helen Reddy Songwriter
George C. Webb Art Director
J. Terry Williams Editor
Terry Williams Editor

Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. Thirty-Minute Man [5:05]
2. Flight 409 [5:01]
3. Clear for Takeoff [7:56]
4. The Lion's Den [5:10]
5. The Singing Nun [7:45]
6. Alternate Destination [3:43]
7. Collision Course [5:13]
8. "Something Hit Us..." [7:03]
9. Course Correction [10:05]
10. The Experts [4:36]
11. Hang in There [6:28]
12. TV Has Arrived [3:27]
13. The Rescue Team [7:08]
14. All Alone [4:59]
15. Rendezvous [6:29]
16. Just Plain Suicide [5:08]
17. The Seat of Your Pants [6:51]
18. Sliding to Safety [4:05]

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