Airport ’77 at Waterside Arts Centre

Tom Grieve, Cinema Editor

Northern Noir Film Screenings: Airport ’77 (1977) at Waterside, Manchester 27 April 2017 Tickets from £8.00 — Book now

For as long as people have enjoyed watching planes on scree, they’ve also enjoyed watching them crash and burn. From Only Angels Have Wings to Airplane to last year’s Sully, the skies, and those who seek to master them, have provided drama of the highest order. Airport ’77 belongs to the period before budget airlines, capturing the glamour and luxury of a time when people still got dressed up for a flight. The third Airport movie sees an all star cast – including such revered veterans as Jack Lemmon, James Stewart, Joseph Cotten and Olivia de Havilland – crash into the sea, for a slice of elaborate, big budget escapism.

Airport ’77 screens with a pre-show talk at 19:15

 

Northern Noir Film Screenings: Airport ’77 (1977) at Waterside, Manchester 27 April 2017 Tickets from £8.00 Book now

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