The Concorde...Airport '79 (1979), making this a sort of rehearsal for that, and the score was done by John Cacavas, who was in charge of the music for both Airport 1975 (1974) and Airport '77 (1977), so there were familiar hands behind the scenes as well.
Crystal, who could use all the oxygen he can get his lungs on, does his best to help the passengers adjust to the change in cabin pressure while Meredith and Reed attempt to put out the fire. The velocity of the airflow during this explosion and aftermath achieves the impossible in that it causes Reed's hair to move!
After all this drama, McClure and Louise have decided that they want to reunite as a couple no matter what. They share a moment of connection before the aircraft prepares for landing.
Warlords of Atlantis (1978.) He continued to mix low-budget movies with frequent TV appearances up to his death in 1995 of lung cancer at only age fifty-nine.
Valley of the Dolls (1967) and by this time was doing many TV disaster movies including Runaway! (1973), Hurricane (1974) and Flood! (1976.) He continued to work on television up through the mid-1990s when he retired. Milner passed away in 2015 at eighty-three after a long period of illness. He was paid tribute by law enforcement officers at that time due to his influential role on the long-running Adam-12.
The Hindenburg (1975) and worked almost to the end when he died at eighty-nine of melanoma and Alzheimer's disease in 1997.
Ava Gardner's father (only seven years her senior) in Earthquake (1974) after having been shoehorned into a Japanese disaster movie called Tidal Wave (1973.) Greene worked steadily up till his death at seventy-nine following heart surgery in 1987.
here. After toiling in films for fifteen years, he landed Mission: Impossible and became a household name. Like some of his straight-faced TV cohorts, he turned his image on its ear by playing the pedophilic captain in the riotous Airplane! (1980.) Later he granted his assuring voice to many A&E's Biography programs, passing away in 2010 at age eighty-three from a heart attack.
Two-Minute Warning (1976) and he continued to work steadily right up until his death in 2005 at age seventy-eight of pancreatic cancer.
Rollercoaster, followed by the screamingly bad The Manitou (1978.) Ms. Strasberg was taken by breast cancer in 1999 at only age sixty.
Susan Slade (1961) and then made a mark on Broadway in Fiddler on the Roof. Though he continued to act, often on shows like The Love Boat and Fantasy Island, he found his best calling as a charming game show host on hits like Tattletales and Super Password. Like several folks in this movie, he was dead before age sixty (he was fifty-seven) from a brain tumor, which claimed him in 1991.
Dick Gautier. Always on display, she posed for Playboy the year prior to SST and was rarely shown outside her (country-fried) bombshell comfort zone (despite being from California!) She has not acted on screen since 1991 and is currently sixty-eight.
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