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Egyptian Theatre
6712 Hollywood Boulevard
Hollywood, CA 90028 Map
Thu, Feb 20, 2014
7:30pm

Double Feature!
AIRPORT / AIRPORT 1975

Introduction by Mark Carlson, who will sign copies of his new book, Flying on Film: A Century of Aviation in the Movies, at 6:30 PM in the lobby.

AIRPORT
1970, Universal, 137 min, USA, Dir: George Seaton

The success of this film launched a wave of 1970s disaster movies. Featuring an all-star cast including Burt Lancaster, Dean Martin, Jean Seberg. Jacqueline Bissett, Helen Hayes (who won the Supporting Actress Oscar for her performance) and more, the story revolves around a Chicago airport manager trying to keep things running during a snowstorm, as a suicidal bomber plots to blow up a Boeing 707.


AIRPORT 1975
1974, Universal, 107 min, USA, Dir: Jack Smight

When a 747 is rendered pilotless after crashing into a smaller plane, the control tower needs to figure out how to get someone aboard who can fly the jet. Charlton Heston and the ever-reliable George Kennedy struggle to save such passengers as Helen Reddy, Linda Blair, Gloria Swanson and Sid Caesar.


Screening format: 35mm
Egyptian Theatre • Thu, Feb 20, 2014 • 7:30pm