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Man, Moment, Machine: Howard Hughes and the Spruce Goose
     

Man, Moment, Machine: Howard Hughes and the Spruce Goose

 
In 1948, filmmaker, aeronautics expert, and noted eccentric Howard Hughes made history when he lifted off in the "Spruce Goose" and proved to skeptics that a 40,000-pound machine could soar with the grace of a bird, and in this documentary filmmakers explore the origins of this landmark flight while highlighting how the public had become completely enamored by Hughes'

Overview

In 1948, filmmaker, aeronautics expert, and noted eccentric Howard Hughes made history when he lifted off in the "Spruce Goose" and proved to skeptics that a 40,000-pound machine could soar with the grace of a bird, and in this documentary filmmakers explore the origins of this landmark flight while highlighting how the public had become completely enamored by Hughes' ongoing struggle with his personal demons.

Product Details

Release Date:
07/31/2007
UPC:
0733961772838
Original Release:
2005
Rating:
NR
Source:
A&E Home Video
Presentation:
[B&W]
Sound:
[Dolby Digital Stereo]
Time:
0:50:00

Special Features

Interactive menus; Scene selection

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Man, Moment, Machine: Howard Hughes and the Spruce Goose
1. Building the Spruce Goose [8:34]
2. Early Hughes [9:09]
3. Man of Obsessions [5:26]
4. Massive Machine [6:26]
5. Everything on the Line [8:18]
6. Moment of Truth [7:07]

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