The High And The Mighty (1954)

Genre : Action & Adventure
  
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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.
Academy Award ®
Winner: Best Score (Drama or Comedy)
Nominee: Best Supporting Actress (Claire Trevor), Best Supporting Actress (Jan Sterling), Best Director (William Wellman), Best Song ("The High And The Mighty"), Best Editing
 
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