Beverly Hills, Calif. : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, c2003.
1 videodisc (149 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD, Dolby digital, English stereo. or mono., Spanish and French mono.
Includes English, French and Spanish language soundtracks, with optional subtitles in English or Spanish.
James Stewart, Richard Attenborough, Peter Finch, Hardy Krüger, Ernest Borgnine, Ian Bannen, Ronald Fraser, Christian Marquand, George Kennedy.
Producer, Robert Aldrich ; writer, Lukas Heller ; director, Robert Aldrich ; director of photography, Joseph F. Biroc ; art director, William Glasgow ; editor, Michael Luciano ; original music, Frank De Vol ; costume designer, Norma Koch.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1965.
Based on the novel of the same title by Elleston Trevor.
MPAA rating: Not rated.
A small passenger plane makes a forced landing in the Sahara. The challenge: survival. The tiny band from the plane fights off thirst, Arabs, treachery, declining morale and despair. Incredibly, the plane, like the legendary phoenix that rises from its own ashes, flies again.
MW, 1-05; 3-09(rpl)