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The High and the Mighty


For The High and the Mighty, director [[Performer~P116375~William Wellman~williamwellman]] made a point of using Cinemascope to heighten the dramatic content of a confined screen space -- in this instance, the cockpit of a plane in flight. Copilot Dan Roman ([[Performer~P116130~John Wayne~johnwayne]]) seems a lot more in control of things than Captain John Sullivan ([[Performer~P67453~Robert Stack~robertstack]]) when the plane loses an engine during a flight from Honolulu to San Francisco...more