The High And The Mighty (1954)

  
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The Oscar-winning progenitor of the airborne disaster film genre features a memorable turn by John Wayne as a veteran airline pilot unable to overcome surviving a crash which killed his wife and child. Serving as co-pilot to brash rival Robert Stack on a Honolulu-San Francisco passenger flight that sustains a midair emergency, Wayne must try to safely land the damaged plane before the fuel runs out. Co-stars Laraine Day, John Howard, David Brian, Jan Sterling, and 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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