The Concorde: Airport '79
Production year: 1979
Director: David Lowell Rich
Rating: Rating
UPC [Locale]: Disc ID: 126F-55DB
Running time: 1:53 (113 Min.)
Casetype: Digipak
Format: NTSC, 1.85:1 Anamorphic Widescreen
DVD-Format: Single-Sided, Single-Layered
Released: February 10, 2004
Collection type: Owned (#257)
Status: Available
Purchase date: May 02, 2005
Purchase price: Hidden
Review (movie): 2 / 10
Review (video): 7 / 10
Overview
George Kennedy stars as the formidable Joe Patroni in this air-disaster classic in which a supersonic transport plane becomes the target to a nuclear weapons expert. Dr. Harrison (Robert Wagner) plans to destroy the plane carrying a woman (Susan Blakely) threatening to reveal his secret operations. Now Patroni and Capt. Paul Metran (Alain Delon) must prevent the damaged aircraft from breaking up and crashing over the French Alps in this dramatic fourth and final installment of the "Airport" series.
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Genres
Action
Suspense/Thriller
Drama
Studios
Production Studios:
 • Universal Pictures
 • Universal Studios Home Entertainmen
Audio format
English  Dolby Digital Mono
Subtitles
English
French
Spanish
Tags
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Discs
# Description A B DS DL A DL B
1Main Feature
Features
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Crew
Direction
David Lowell Rich....Director
Writing
Arthur Hailey....Original Characters By
Jennings Lang....Original Material By
Eric Roth....Screenwriter
Production
Jennings Lang....Producer
Cinematography
Philip Lathrop....Director of Photography
Film Editing
Dorothy Spencer....Film Editor
Music
Lalo Schifrin....Composer
Sound
Jim Alexander....Sound
Robert L. Hoyt....Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Art
Henry Bumstead....Production Designer
Cast
Alain Delon....Metrand
Susan Blakely....Maggie
Robert Wagner....Kevin Harrison
Sylvia Kristel....Isabelle
George Kennedy....Patroni
Eddie Albert....Eli
Bibi Andersson....Francine
Charo....Margarita
John Davidson....Robert Palmer
Andrea Marcovicci....Alicia
Martha Raye....Loretta
Cicely Tyson....Elaine
Jimmie Walker....Boisie
David Warner....O'Neill
Mercedes McCambridge....Nelli
Avery Schreiber....Coach Markov
Sybil Danning....Amy
Monica Lewis....Gretchen
Nicolas Coster....Dr. Stone
Robin Gammell....William Halpern
Ed Begley, Jr.....Rescuer #1
Jon Cedar....Froelich
Sheila DeWindt....Young Girl
Pierre Jalbert....Henri
Kathleen Maguire....Mary Parker
Macon McCalman....Carl Parker
Stacy Heather Tolkin....Irina
Selma Archerd....Passenger
Brian Cutler....Rescue Worker
Michele Lesser....Carla
Conrad Palmisano....Cooper
Jerry M. Prell....Passenger Agent
Bernard "Gus" Rethwisch....Gregori
Dick McGarvin....Newscaster
George Sawaya....Girard
Leonora Wolpe....Ground Hostess
David Matthau....Technician #1
Frank Parker....Technician #2
Mario Machado....Reporter #1
Hettie Lynn Hurtes....Reporter #2
Gabrielle Rossillon....Reporter #3
Aharon Ipalé....French Reporter
Isobel Estorick....Stewardess #1
Laurie Hagen....Stewardess #2
James Parkes....Stewart #1
James Leigh....Stewart #2
Jean Turlier....Robelle
Jean P. Ancelle....French Security Guard #1
Uta Taeger....French Security Guard #2
Robert Kerman....Dulles Controller
Doug Christenson....Ski Patrol Leader
Harold "Happy" Hairston....American Olympic Team Coach
Robert Courts....American Olympic Athlete
Margolyn Curtis....American Olympic Athlete
Stoney Jackson....American Olympic Athlete
Glenn Michael Jones....American Olympic Athlete
Ken Medlock....American Olympic Athlete
Patti Pivaar....American Olympic Athlete
Dwan Smith....American Olympic Athlete
Alex Rodine....Russian Olympic Team Coach
Anna Rodzianko....Russian Olympic Athlete
Daryl Lynn Wood....Russian Olympic Athlete
Victoria Woodbeck....Russian Olympic Athlete
Patrick Gorman....TV Announcer (uncredited)