The spirit of St. Louis (1957) - classic adventure movie based on life of Charles Lindbergh, starring James Stewart
Runtime: 135 min
Directed by: Billy Wilder
IMDb Link: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0051003/
James Stewart ... Charles Augustus 'Slim' Lindbergh
Murray Hamilton ... Bud Gurney
Patricia Smith ... Mirror Girl
Bartlett Robinson ... Benjamin Frank Mahoney, President Ryan Airlines Co.
Marc Connelly ... Father Hussman
Arthur Space ... Donald Hall, Chief Engineer Ryan Airlines
Charles Watts ... O.W. Schultz, Salesman Atlas Suspender Co.
Description: A Hollywood version of Charles Lindbergh's 1927 transatlantic solo flight from New to Paris. Lindbergh had been a flier in the Army Air Corps and subsequently flew in air shows and delivering the mail by air. He had the $25,000 Orteig prize in his sights as a means of paying for the flight. He travels to California and works with Ryan Aircraft to build a brand new airplane specifically designed for the solo trip. He departed in the early hours of May 20, 1927 arriving at Paris Le Bourget airfield just over 33 hours later and thus making aviation history.
Video and audio information:
Video : 1.64 GB, 1739 Kbps, 23.976 fps, 720x336 ~> 853x336 (2.55:1), V_MPEG4/ISO/AVC x264 core 144
Audio : 443 MB, 448 Kbps, 48000 Hz, 6 channels, 0x55 = AC3, CBR
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