Airport


Airport Brief Information

Airport is a 1970 American drama film starring Burt Lancaster and Dean Martin, directed and written by George Seaton, and based on Arthur Hailey's 1968 novel of the same name. The film, which earned nearly $100,500,000, focuses on an airport manager trying to keep his airport open during a snow storm, while a suicidal bomber plots to blow up a Boeing 707 airliner in flight. The story takes place at fictional Lincoln International Airport located near Chicago, Illinois. The picture was produced by Ross Hunter with a $10 million budget. Ernest Laszlo photographed it in 70 mm Todd-AO.

This was the last film scored by Alfred Newman, who died shortly before the movie's release. Airport was also the last film role for Van Heflin.

Airport News

• George Kennedy, Oscar-winning actor, dead at age 91
• Original James Bond actor Barry Nelson dead at age 89
• Russian TV to broadcast post-9/11 airport security soap opera

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