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The Resource The high and the mighty, Warner Bros. Pictures presents ; screenplay by Ernest K. Gann ; a Wayne-Fellows production ; Batjac Productions, Inc. ; directed by William A. Wellman, (VIDEORECORDING)

The high and the mighty, Warner Bros. Pictures presents ; screenplay by Ernest K. Gann ; a Wayne-Fellows production ; Batjac Productions, Inc. ; directed by William A. Wellman, (VIDEORECORDING)

Label
The high and the mighty
Title
The high and the mighty
Statement of responsibility
Warner Bros. Pictures presents ; screenplay by Ernest K. Gann ; a Wayne-Fellows production ; Batjac Productions, Inc. ; directed by William A. Wellman
Title variation
William A. Wellma's The High and the mighty
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Composer
Cinematographer
Director
Film editor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
A commercial airliner develops engine trouble while flying over the Pacific Ocean. The pilot panics, so it is up to the washed-up co-pilot to get the plane down safely
Member of
Awards note
Academy Awards, 1955: Best music.
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Music, Dimitri Tiomkin ; photography, Archie Stout ; aerial photography, William Clothier ; editor, Ralph Dawson
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Not rated
Language note
  • In English with optional subtitles in English; closed-captioned
  • In English with optional English subtitles
  • Closed-captioned
PerformerNote
John Wayne, Claire Trevor, Laraine Day, Robert Stack, Jan Sterling, Phil Harris, Robert Newton, David Brian, William Schallert
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1896-1975
  • 1910-1991
  • 1907-1979
  • 1910-2000
  • 1920-2007
  • 1919-2003
  • 1923-2004
  • 1894-1979
  • 1886-1973
  • 1897-1962
  • 1903-1996
  • 1886-1973
  • 1903-1996
  • 1910-1991
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Wellman, William A.
  • Gann, Ernest Kellogg
  • Wayne, John
  • Trevor, Claire
  • Day, Laraine
  • Stack, Robert
  • Sterling, Jan
  • Tiomkin, Dimitri
  • Stout, Archie J.
  • Dawson, Ralph
  • Clothier, William
  • Stout, Archie J.
  • Clothier, William
  • Gann, Ernest Kellogg
  • Warner Bros. Pictures (1923-1967)
  • Batjac Productions
  • Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
148
Series statement
The John Wayne collection
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Aircraft accidents
  • Air pilots
  • Pacific Ocean
  • Gann, Ernest Kellogg
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The high and the mighty, Warner Bros. Pictures presents ; screenplay by Ernest K. Gann ; a Wayne-Fellows production ; Batjac Productions, Inc. ; directed by William A. Wellman, (VIDEORECORDING)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by Ernest K. Gann
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1954
  • Special features: Disc 1: Introduction and commentary by Leonard Maltin; commentary by William Wellman Jr., Karen Sharpe, Pedro Gonzales-Gonzales and Vincent Longo; Disc 2: introduction by Leonard Maltin; the Batjac story; stories from the set; on director William A. Wellman; the music and world of Dimitri Tiomkin; restoring a classic; a place in film history; Ernest K. Gann - adventurer, author & artist; flying in the fifties; theatrical trailer, TV trailer, Batjac Montage; The High and the Mighty premiere footage; photo gallery
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Disc 1. Feature -- Disc 2. Special features
Control code
ocm60656307
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special collector's ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (148 min.)
Isbn
9781415708866
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
88763
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)60656307
System details
  • DVD, NTSC, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital, 5.1 surround, 2.0 surround
  • DVDs, Dolby digital 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The high and the mighty, Warner Bros. Pictures presents ; screenplay by Ernest K. Gann ; a Wayne-Fellows production ; Batjac Productions, Inc. ; directed by William A. Wellman, (VIDEORECORDING)
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by Ernest K. Gann
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1954
  • Special features: Disc 1: Introduction and commentary by Leonard Maltin; commentary by William Wellman Jr., Karen Sharpe, Pedro Gonzales-Gonzales and Vincent Longo; Disc 2: introduction by Leonard Maltin; the Batjac story; stories from the set; on director William A. Wellman; the music and world of Dimitri Tiomkin; restoring a classic; a place in film history; Ernest K. Gann - adventurer, author & artist; flying in the fifties; theatrical trailer, TV trailer, Batjac Montage; The High and the Mighty premiere footage; photo gallery
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Disc 1. Feature -- Disc 2. Special features
Control code
ocm60656307
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special collector's ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (148 min.)
Isbn
9781415708866
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
88763
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)60656307
System details
  • DVD, NTSC, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital, 5.1 surround, 2.0 surround
  • DVDs, Dolby digital 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD

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