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    The Flight of the Phoenix (1965) (Masters of Cinema)

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    Certificate: PG
    Running Time: 142 mins
    Retail Price: £17.99
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    Content Type: Movie

    One of Hollywood's toughest and most idiosyncratic filmmakers, Robert Aldrich (Whatever Happened to Baby Jane?, The Dirty Dozen) had one of his greatest and most cherished popular successes with the thrilling adventure classic The Flight of the Phoenix, headlined by an all-star cast including James Stewart, Richard Attenborough, Peter Finch, Ernest Borgnine and Hardy Krüger.

    A cargo plane carrying an assortment of oilmen and military personnel crashes in the Sahara Desert during a sandstorm. Realising they're too far off course to be found and rescued before food and water runs out, their only hope is to attempt to rebuild the aircraft amidst the unforgiving environment.

    An engrossing mix of intensely physical filmmaking and marvellous character turns across the board, The Flight of the Phoenix is a vivid chronicle of men under pressure, with unsettling questions about the nature of leadership. The Masters of Cinema Series is proud to present a new Blu-ray special edition of the film.

    Special Features:
    Isolated music and effects track
    New video interview with film historian Sheldon Hall
    Original theatrical trailer
    PLUS: A booklet featuring a new essay by film scholar Neil Sinyard and archival imagery

    Video Tracks:
    1.85:1 widescreen 1080p

    Audio Tracks:
    PCM 2.0 Mono English

    Subtitle Tracks:

    Directed By:
    Robert Aldrich

    Written By:

    James Stewart
    Richard Attenborough
    Peter Finch
    Hardy Krüger
    Ernest Borgnine
    Ian Bannen
    Ronald Fraser
    Christian Marquand
    Dan Duryea
    George Kennedy
    Barrie Chase

    Music From:
    Frank De Vol

    Director of Photography:
    Joseph F. Biroc

    Michael Luciano

    Costume Designer:
    Norma Koch

    Robert Aldrich

    Eureka Entertainment

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