Airport

1970

George Seaton
Director
Universal Pictures
Studio

A huge snowstorm brings disruption to Lincoln International Airport. As well as the chaos on the ground, a madman detonates a bomb on board an aeroplane in mid-air which leads to a frantic fight for survival among the crew and passengers.

The first of four Airport movies is way overlong, dull in plot and fails to make the most of some big stars of the day by offering them in roles which are at times uncomfortable to watch (in particular the Lancaster/Martin relationship). The only entertaining role comes from the unlikliest of sources in Helen Hayes, who won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress.

See also Airport 1975, Airport '77, and The Concorde... Airport '79.


Airport
5th March 1970
Cinema


137 mins
2.20:1

Airport (Pan & Scan)
2nd March 1999
DVD




1.33:1

Airport (Widescreen)
1st March 2001
DVD




2.35:1



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Burt Lancaster
Mel Bakersfield
Dean Martin
Vernon Demerest
Jean Seberg
Tanya Livingston
Jacqueline Bisset
Gwen Meighen
George Kennedy
Joe Patroni
Helen Hayes
Ada Quonsett
Van Heflin
D.O. Guerrero
Maureen Stapleton
Inez Guerrero
Barry Nelson
Anson Harris
Dana Wynter
Cindy Bakersfield
Lloyd Nolan
Harry Standish
Barbara Hale
Sarah Bakersfeld Demerest
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 Bakersfield
Lisa Gerritsen
Libby Baskersfield
James Nolan
Father Steven Lonigan
(as Jim Nolan)
Patty Poulsen
Joan - Stewardess
Ena Hartman
Ruth - Stewardess
Malila Saint Duval
Maria - Stewardess
Sharon Harvey
Sally - Stewardess
Albert Reed
Lt. Ned Ordway
Jodean Lawrence
Marie Patroni
(as JoDean Russo)
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
Robert Brubaker
Dr. Nash
Damian London
Praying Father
Dallas Mitchell
Danny, on Snow Desk
Pat Priest
Mrs. Jerry Copeland -Passenger
Quinn Redeker
John Reindel
Fletcher Allen
Dispatcher
Leon Alton
Man on Dais / Man at Club
Merry Anders
Mrs. Burt Ball - Passenger
Ricky Anderson
William Downey - Passenger
Ray Andrade
Pietro Carmona - Passenger
Maria Andre
Mrs. Portola
Nadine Arlyn
Jennifer Barry - Passenger
Ray Ballard
Gilbert Price - Passenger
Larry Barton
Rabbi Leo Bernstein - Passenger
Michael Bell
Airport Bus Driver
Savannah Bentley
Virginia Lopez - Passenger
Chuck Bowman
New York Dispatcher
William Boyett
Jack Ingram
Chuckie Bradley
Dee Gilroy - Passenger
James Bradley
Jack Stone - Passenger
Eve Brent
Mrs. David Corman - Passenger
Thomas Browne Henry
Professor Charles Ruch - Passenger
Paul La Capria
Italian Boy on Plane
Dee Carroll
Florence
Dort Clark
Dr. Henry Bron - Passenger
Ellen Clark
Anne Gordon - Passenger
Tamar Cooper
Carol Blake - Passenger
Cathleen Cordell
Mrs. William Donovan - Passenger
Nick Cravat
Nick Valli - Passenger
Susan Curtis
Elizabeth Yorker - Passenger
Carol Daniels
Loretta Manning - Passenger
Hal K. Dawson
Ben Bradley - Passenger
Ed Deemer
Co-Pilot Crowley
Larry Delaney
Frank
John Delgado
Ingram's Assistant - Passenger
John N. Denend
Douglas
John Dennis
Cab Driver
Kaye Elhardt
Kay Hart - Passenger
John Eloff
Jack Elliott - Passenger
Reginald Fenderson
Dr. Grant

John Francis
Maurice David - Passenger

Wilma Francis
Elegant Woman - Passenger

Mark Gardner
Richard Kalin - Passenger

Don Gazzaniga
Carlo Di Tomaso - Passenger

Sandra Gould
Millie Miles - Passenger

Neil Grant
Roger Whitney - Passenger

Joe Gray
Antonio Piace - Passenger

Michael J. Grayson
David Corman - Passenger

Larry Greenfield
Controller #1 - Minneapolis

Warren Hammack
Irwin Jansen - Passenger

Marc Hannibal
Sgt. Edward Washington - Passenger

Harry Harvey
Dr. Avery Smith - Passenger

Art Hern
Charlie Kaplan - Passenger

Mary Gail Hobbs
Mrs. Cary Jay - Passenger

Fred Holliday
Chester Jennings - Passenger

Wendy Howard
Mrs. Alan Bramson - Passenger

William Hudson
Mr. Donovan - Passenger

Jill Jackson
Mrs. Ben Bradley - Passenger

Frank Jamus
Inspector Frank Barrow

Andrew Johnson
Sterling

Bobby Johnson
Red Cap

Dale Johnson
James Mott - Passenger

Judy Jordan
Bea

Robert Knapp
Jack Dunlap - Passenger

Ron Koslow
Mark Harris - Passenger

Marco López
Harold Lopez - Passenger

Celia Lovsky
Mrs. Williams - Passenger

Adrienne Marden
Mrs. Gertrude Cochran - Passenger

Richard Mathews
Controller #2

David Mauro
Mario Vitale - Passenger

Allison McKay
Mrs. Irwin Jansen - Passenger

Eve McVeagh
Mrs. Henry Bron - Passenger

Fredricka Meyers
Zena Van Dann - Passenger

Belle Mitchell
Bertha Kaplan - Passenger

Michele Montau
Rosa Di Tomaso - Passenger

Barbara Morrison
Mrs. James Mott - Passenger

Don Nagel
Martin Rose - Passenger

John Nolan
Richard Ross - Passenger

William H. O'Brien
Waiter at Men's Club

Kathleen O'Malley
Mrs. Chuck Beale - Passenger

Tom Pace
David Norton - Passenger

Jim Parker
Controller #3

Jim Parker
Controller #3

Vic Perrin
Crabby Man

Joe Ploski
Diner Patron

Murray Pollack
Wellman

Leoda Richards
White-Haried Lady on Dais

Arnold Roberts
Commuter at Airport

George R. Robertson
Richard Stout - Passenger

Sondra Rodgers
Margaret Rogers - Passenger

Don Ross
John - Weatherman

Marion Ross
Joan Myers - Passenger

Robert C. Ross
Chuck Beale - Passenger

Michael Rougas
Navigator

Benny Rubin
Sam Lasky - Passenger Rubbing His Face

Dick Russell
Jerry Copeland - Passenger

Jackie Russell
Holly Barry - Passenger

Mark Russell
PFC Bud Miller - Passenger

Frank J. Scannell
Ted Fields - Passenger

Michael Sevareid
Fowler

Johnny Silver
Franco Spinetti - Passenger

Eric Sinclair
David Knight - Passenger

Cap Somers
Commuter at Airport

Michael Stearns
Donald Pyne - Obnoxious Passenger 21-D

Mike Steele
Banquet M.C.

Ron Stokes
Taxi Driver

Arlen Stuart
Sally Catalano - Passenger

Leslie Summers
Lynn Mason - Passenger

Joel Thingvall
Teen in Terminal

Towyna Thomas
Mrs. Smith - Passenger

Glenn Thompson
Controller #1

Bee Tompkins
Kate Jameson - Passenger

Richard Van Vleet
Passenger in Military Uniform

Dawn Villere
Dawn Williams - Passenger

Bud Walls
Dr. Alan Bramson - Passenger

Rick Warick
Burt Ball - Passenger

Wally West
Commuter at Airport

Vince Williams
Cleveland Dispatcher

Walter Woolf King
Cindy's Father

Frederick Worlock
Frederick Williams - Passenger

Unknown
Doug, Flight Controller

Unknown
Airline Phone Woman

Unknown
Airline Phone Woman #2

Unknown
Passenger

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