The Flight of the Phoenix1965

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The Flight of the Phoenix
Directed by:
Robert Aldrich

"The Flight of the Phoenix" (also known as "Volo della fenice, Il", "Flug des Phönix, Der", "Flug des Phoenix, Der") is an Action/Adventure/Drama film directed by Robert Aldrich, released on December 15 of 1965 in the USA . James Stewart is starring, alongside Richard Attenborough, Peter Finch, Ernest Borgnine, Ian Bannen and Ronald Fraser.

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Who is the director of "The Flight of the Phoenix":

The Flight of the Phoenix was directed by Robert Aldrich, an American director, producer, writer, and actor.

Before directing The Flight of the Phoenix, Robert Aldrich had directed Hush... Hush, Sweet Charlotte, released in 1964, 4 for Texas (1963), What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (1962), Sodom and Gomorrah (1962), The Last Sunset (1961), and The Angry Hills (1959). Since, he directed The Dirty Dozen, released in 1967, The Legend of Lylah Clare (1968), The Killing of Sister George (1968), Too Late the Hero (1970), Emperor of the North Pole (1973), and The Longest Yard (1974).

When was "The Flight of the Phoenix" released:

The Flight of the Phoenix was first released on Wednesday, December 15, 1965, in the United States.. This was fifty-three (53) years ago.

It has been released on Thursday, January 20, 1966 in the United Kingdom; Friday, March 18, 1966 in Germany and on Saturday, November 11, 2006 in Italy.

What is the casting of "The Flight of the Phoenix":

At the casting of The Flight of the Phoenix we find James Stewart, previously seen in Dear Brigitte (1965) and Cheyenne Autumn (1964); Richard Attenborough (Guns at Batasi (1964), Seance on a Wet Afternoon (1964)); Peter Finch (First Men in the Moon (1964), Girl with Green Eyes (1964)) [ more... ]

  • William Aldrich and Peter Finch, Ernest Borgnine, George Kennedy, Gabriele Tinti, Peter Bravos also worked together in The Legend of Lylah Clare, released in 1968.
  • Peter Finch and George Kennedy can be seen in Lost Horizon, released in 1973.
  • George Kennedy and Alex Montoya also appeared in Island of the Blue Dolphins, released in 1964.
  • Richard Attenborough and Ian Bannen also appeared in Private's Progress, released in 1956.

What is the Storyline of "The Flight of the Phoenix":

Frank Towns (James Stewart) is the pilot of a twin-engine Fairchild C-82 Packet cargo aircraft from Jaghbub flying to Benghazi in Libya. Lew Moran (Richard Attenborough) is the navigator while the passengers are Capt. Harris (Peter Finch) and Sgt. Watson (Ronald Fraser) of the British army; Dr. Renaud (Christian Marquand), a physician; Heinrich Dorfmann (Hardy Krüger), a German aeronautical engineer; Mr. Standish (Dan Duryea), an oil company accountant; and several oil workers that include Trucker Cobb [...]

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