The Resource William A. Wellman's 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

William A. Wellman's 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

Label
William A. Wellman's The high and the mighty
Title
William A. Wellman's 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
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
Language note
In English with optional subtitles in English; closed-captioned
LC call number
PS3513.A56
LC item number
H545 2005
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
  • Gann, Ernest Kellogg
  • Aircraft accidents
  • Air pilots
  • Pacific Ocean
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
William A. Wellman's 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
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
Note
Number of discs, special features, and language options may vary by copy.
Other control number
097368876347
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
Video recording format
DVD
Label
William A. Wellman's 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
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
Note
Number of discs, special features, and language options may vary by copy.
Other control number
097368876347
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
Video recording format
DVD

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