Mayday at 40,000 Feet

Mayday at 40,000 Feet

Director: Robert Butler, Margaret Blye, William Bryant, Broderick Crawford

Cast: Robert Butler, Margaret Blye, William Bryant, Broderick Crawford

     
 
Mayday at 40,000 Feet is a regulation crisis-in-the-air TV movie distinguished by the accomplished direction of Robert (Hill Street Blues) Butler. David Janssen pilots a 747 chock full of guest stars, battling a snowstorm in order to find his way back to the airport. The plane develops engine trouble, threatening to dump its celebrity cargo in the icy

Overview

Mayday at 40,000 Feet is a regulation crisis-in-the-air TV movie distinguished by the accomplished direction of Robert (Hill Street Blues) Butler. David Janssen pilots a 747 chock full of guest stars, battling a snowstorm in order to find his way back to the airport. The plane develops engine trouble, threatening to dump its celebrity cargo in the icy drink. Adding to Janssen's growing list of problems is a maniac who goes on a shooting rampage in the first-class section. It's doubtful that anyone on November 12, 1976 stayed tuned to Mayday at 40,000 Feet upon discovering that its competition on another network was the John Travolta vehicle The Boy in the Plastic Bubble.

Product Details

Release Date:
11/17/2009
UPC:
0883316221525
Original Release:
1976
Rating:
NR
Source:
Warner Archives
Presentation:
[Full Frame]
Time:
1:33:00
Sales rank:
31,236

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Margaret Blye Susan Mackenzie
William Bryant Kent
Broderick Crawford Sheriff Riese
Christopher George Stan Burkhart
Lynda Day George Cathy Armello
David Janssen Capt. Pete Douglass
Marjoe Gortner Greco
Don Meredith Mike Fuller
Ray Milland Dr. Joseph Mannheim
Al Molinaro Actor
Christopher Norris Actor
Jane Powell Kitty Douglass

Technical Credits
Robert Butler Director
Andrew J. Fenady Producer,Screenwriter
Robert Kinoshita Production Designer
Richard Markowitz Score Composer
Dick Nelson Screenwriter

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