This progenitor of the airborne disaster film genre features a memorable turn by John Wayne as Dan Roman, a veteran airline pilot unable to overcome surviving the crash which killed his family. Serving as co-pilot to a brash rival (Robert Stack) on a Honolulu-San Francisco passenger flight that sustains a midair emergency, Roman must try to safely land the damaged plane before the fuel runs out. Co-stars Laraine Day, Claire Trevor; William Wellman directs. 148 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Digital stereo Surround; Subtitles: English; audio commentary; featurettes; theatrical trailers; premiere footage; photo gallery. Two-disc set.