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The Resource Airplane, producer, Jon Davison, Howard W. Koch ; written by Jim Abrahams, David Zucker, Jerry Zucker ; directed by David Zucker, Jim Abrahams, Jerry Zucker, (videorecording)

Airplane, producer, Jon Davison, Howard W. Koch ; written by Jim Abrahams, David Zucker, Jerry Zucker ; directed by David Zucker, Jim Abrahams, Jerry Zucker, (videorecording)

Label
Airplane
Title
Airplane
Statement of responsibility
producer, Jon Davison, Howard W. Koch ; written by Jim Abrahams, David Zucker, Jerry Zucker ; directed by David Zucker, Jim Abrahams, Jerry Zucker
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
In this spoof of disaster movies, Ted Striker, an ex-Navy pilot, just got dumped by his long-time girlfriend Elaine Dickinson, who works as a stewardess. In his wish to get her back, he follows her aboard a plane, although he has had a deep aversion against anything winged since he lost several men in the war. During flight, he tries to make up with her again and again, but a crisis looms as the crew and many passengers get seriously ill due to a bad fish meal. Now, it is up to him to land the airplane safely, before the poisoning starts causing casualties. But Ted Striker's aversion to piloting is a serious psychosis, which breaks open and needs to be cured--right now
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Joseph Biros ; editor, Patrick Kennedy ; music, Elmer Bernstein, Stephen Sondheim
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG
Language note
English or French dialogue with optional Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Leslie Nielsen, Robert Hays, Robert Stack, Lloyd Bridges, Peter Graves
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1947-
  • 1944-
  • 1926-2010
  • 1947-
  • 1919-2003
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Zucker, David
  • Abrahams, Jim
  • Zucker, Jerry
  • Nielsen, Leslie
  • Hays, Robert
  • Stack, Robert
  • Bernstein, Elmer
  • Sondheim, Stephen
  • Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
87
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • War neuroses
  • Flight attendants
  • Air pilots
  • Films for the hearing impaired
Technique
live action
Label
Airplane, producer, Jon Davison, Howard W. Koch ; written by Jim Abrahams, David Zucker, Jerry Zucker ; directed by David Zucker, Jim Abrahams, Jerry Zucker, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1980
  • Special features: New commentary by producer Jon Davison and writers/directors Jim Abrahams, Jerry Zucker and David Zucker; enhanced movie version with branching to deleted scenes, interviews and more; trivia track
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm61370131
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen ed., "Don't call me Shirley" ed.
Extent
1 videodisc [87 min.]
Governing access note
For private home use only
Isbn
9781415713877
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
097360309041
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
03090
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 840346
  • (Sirsi) o61370131
System details
DVD, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 surround, Dolby Digital mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Airplane, producer, Jon Davison, Howard W. Koch ; written by Jim Abrahams, David Zucker, Jerry Zucker ; directed by David Zucker, Jim Abrahams, Jerry Zucker, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1980
  • Special features: New commentary by producer Jon Davison and writers/directors Jim Abrahams, Jerry Zucker and David Zucker; enhanced movie version with branching to deleted scenes, interviews and more; trivia track
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm61370131
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen ed., "Don't call me Shirley" ed.
Extent
1 videodisc [87 min.]
Governing access note
For private home use only
Isbn
9781415713877
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
097360309041
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
03090
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 840346
  • (Sirsi) o61370131
System details
DVD, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 surround, Dolby Digital mono
Video recording format
DVD

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