The Concorde… Airport ’79 (1979)
Director: David Lowell Rich
Writer(s): Arthur Hailey (novel); Jennings Lang, Eric Roth
Starring: Alain Delon, Susan Blakely, Robert Wagner, Sylvia Kristel, George Kennedy, Eddie Albert, Bibi Andersson, Charo, John Davidson, Andrea Marcovicci, Martha Raye, Cicely Tyson, Jimmie Walker, David Warner, Mercedes McCambridge, Avery Schreiber, Sybil Danning, Monica Lewis, Nicolas Coster, Robin Gammell, Ed Begley Jr., Jon Cedar, Sheila Wills, Pierre Jalbert, Kathleen Maguire, Macon McCalman, Stacy Heather Tolkin, Selma Archerd, Brian Cutler, Michèle Lesser, Conrad E. Palmisano, Jerry Prell, Gus Rethwisch, Dick McGarvin, George Sawaya, Leonora Wolpe, David Matthau, Frank Parker, Mario Machado, Hettie Lynne Hurtes, Gabrielle Rossillon, Aharon Ipalé, Isobel Estorick, Laurie Hagen, James R. Parkes, James Leigh, Jean Turlier, Jean-Philippe Ancelle, Uta Taeger, Robert Kerman, Doug Christenson, Harold ‘Happy’ Hairston, Bob Courts, Margolyn Curtis, Stoney Jackson, Glenn-Michael Jones, Ken Medlock, Patti Pivaar, Dwan Smith, Alex Rodine, Anna Rodzianko, Daryl Wood, Victoria Woodbeck, Benjie Bancroft, J.D. Cannon, José Ferrer, Marneen Fields, Alan Fudge, Patrick Gorman, Bart Greene, Norm Keefer, Antone Pagán, Ben Piazza, Rhoda Robinson, Rick Sawaya, Harry Shearer, Nico Stevens, Jessica Walter, Diane Zapanta
Synopsis: This last film in the ‘Airport ‘series ends fast – with an SST (supersonic transport); Concorde. Joe Patroni (George Kennedy) Murray deal with nuclear missiles being fired at the’speed-bird’ (the actual British Concorde’s ATC name) as a passenger on-board is carrying documents which can bring down the titan of a large military contractor, and in order to prevent this, the CEO tries to arrange for the plane’s mid-air destructoon, using the French air force as a patsy.who are under the impression they’re bringing down a compromised plane.
Release Date: August 17, 1979 (USA) | Length: 113 min | Genre: Action, Disaster, Drama, Thriller | Certificate: PG