Airport
Country of Origin: United States
Production year: 1970
Director: George Seaton
Rating: Rating
UPC [Locale]: Disc ID: 79E3-B458-B58B-A6A5
Running time: 2:17 (137 Min.)
Casetype: Digipak
Format: NTSC, 2.35:1 Anamorphic Widescreen
DVD-Format: Single-Sided, Double-Layered
Released: February 10, 2004
Collection type: Owned (#254)
Status: Available
Purchase date: May 02, 2005
Purchase price: Hidden
Review (movie): 9 / 10
Review (video): 8 / 10
Overview
It’s the Academy Award®-nominated original that started it all, paving the way for sensational sequels and a whole new style of action. In this original, Mel Bakersfield (Burt Lancaster), the hard-nosed operations manager, must deal with a suicidial bomber aboard an international flight piloted by Vernon Demerest (Dean Martin) – who is dealing with problems of his own brought on by the unexpected pregnancy of his mistress, Gwen (Jacqueline Bisset). Now Mel must must help bring the plane safely back through a perilous snowstorm and onto the ground with the help of Joe Patroni (Academy Award®-winner** George Kennedy).

*Nominated 1970 Best Picture, Best Supporting Actress, Best Art Direction, Best Cinematography, Best Costume Design, Best Film Editing, Best Original Score, Best Sound, Best Adapted Screenplay. Winner, Best Supporting Actress, Helen Hayes.
**1967, Best Supporting Actor, Cool Hand Luke
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Genres
Disaster
Suspense/Thriller
Drama
Studios
Production Studios:
 • Universal Pictures
 • Ross Hunter Productions
Media Companies:
 • Universal Studios Home Entertainment
Audio format
English  Dolby Digital 5.1
English  DTS 5.1
Subtitles
English
French
Spanish
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Discs
# Description A B DS DL A DL B
1Main Feature
Features
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Crew
Direction
George Seaton....Director
Writing
Arthur Hailey....Original Material By
George Seaton....Screenwriter
Production
Ross Hunter....Producer
Cinematography
Ernest Laszlo....Director of Photography
Film Editing
Stuart Gilmore....Film Editor
Music
Alfred Newman....Composer
Sound
Waldon O. Watson....Sound
David H. Moriarty....Sound
Ronald Pierce....Sound
Art
Alexander Golitzen....Art Director
E. Preston Ames....Art Director
Bud Westmore....Make-up Artist
Special Photographic Effects: Film Effects of Hollywood
Don W. Weed....Visual Effects
James B. Gordon....Visual Effects
Edith Head....Costume Designer
Cast
Gary Collins....Cy Jordan
John Findlater....Peter Coakley
Jessie Royce Landis....Mrs. Harriet DuBarry Mossman
Larry Gates....Commissioner Ackerman
Peter Turgeon....Marcus Rathbone
Whit Bissell....Mr. Davidson
Virginia Grey....Mrs. Schultz
Eileen Wesson....Judy
Paul Picerni....Dr. Compagno
Robert Patten....Capt. Benson
Clark Howat....Bert Weatherby
Lew Brown....Reynolds
Ilana Dowding....Roberta Bakersfeld
Lisa Gerritson....Libby Bakersfeld
Jim Nolan....Father Steven Lonigan
Patty Poulsen....Joan
Ena Hartman....Ruth
Malila Saint Duval....Maria
Sharon Harvey....Sally
Albert Reed....Lt. Ned Ordway
Jodean Russo....Marie Patroni
Nancy Ann Nelson....Bunnie
Dick Winslow....Mr. Schultz
Lou Wagner....Schuyler Schultz
Janis Hansen....Sister Katherine Grace
Mary Jackson....Sister Felice
Shelly Novack....Rollings
Chuck Daniel....Parks
Charles Brewer....Diller
Burt Lancaster....Mel Bakersfeld
Dean Martin....Vernon Demerest
Jean Seberg....Tanya Livingston
Jacqueline Bisset....Gwen Meighen
George Kennedy....Patroni
Helen Hayes....Ada Quonsett
Van Heflin....D.O. Guerrero
Maureen Stapleton....Inez Guerrero
Barry Nelson....Anson Harris
Dana Wynter....Cindy
Lloyd Nolan....Harry Standish
Barbara Hale....Sarah
Fletcher Allen....Operations Man (uncredited)
Merry Anders.... (uncredited)
Michael Bell....Bus Driver (uncredited)
Patricia Borbot....Ticket Buyer (uncredited)
Cathleen Cordell.... (uncredited)
Sandra Gould....Passenger (uncredited)
Joe Gray....Passenger (uncredited)
Harry Harvey....Passenger (uncredited)
William Hudson.... (uncredited)
Walter Woolf King....Cindy's Father (uncredited)
Terry Lester....Passenger (uncredited)
Damian London....Praying Father (uncredited)
Celia Lovsky.... (uncredited)
Barbara Morrison....Passenger (uncredited)
Marion Ross...."Can we get a blanket?" (uncredited)
Michael Stearns....Passenger 36-D (uncredited)