The High and the Mighty | 1954

Drama, Adaptation
When an airplane en route from Hawaii to California loses an engine just past the point of no return, pilots Sullivan and Dan Roman call on all their experience and ingenuity to keep it aloft. Meanwhile, the passengers ...more
Director: William A. Wellman
Awards: 1 Oscar win. Another 1 win & 5 nominations | full awards »

Cast

... Dan Roman

Actor

... May Holst

Actor

... Lydia Rice

Actor

... Sullivan

Actor

... Sally McKee

Actor

... Ed Joseph

Actor

... Gustave Pardee

Actor

... Ken Childs

Actor

... Flaherty

Actor

... Humphrey Agnew

Actor

... Spalding

Actor

... Nell Buck

Actor

Writers

Screenplay

Source Material (from novel)

Company

Washington

Production Company

Wayne-Fellows Production

Production Company

Synopsis

When an airplane en route from Hawaii to California loses an engine just past the point of no return, pilots Sullivan and Dan Roman call on all their experience and ingenuity to keep it aloft. Meanwhile, the passengers are desperately trying to illuminate and heal the crippled corners of their own lives.

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