Pre-launch events at Frankfurt, Germany, May 3, 1937, security officer Ritter (George C. Scott) at work as we meet passengers, Peter Donat, Anne Bancroft, Gig Young, parents Alan Oppenheimer and Katherine Helmond, plus Burgess Meredith and companion Rene Auberjonois, in The Hindenburg, 1975.
Producer and director Robert Wise shows confidence in the historical background for his fictionalized disaster movie, with extensive newsreels and narration, all preceding the credits, opening The Hindenburg, 1975, starring George C. Scott and Anne Bancroft.
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Featuring interviews with Steven Spielberg, Sidney Lumet and other prominent filmmakers and historians, Imaginary Witness examines Hollywood’s attitude towards one of the most horrific events in world history.
George C. Scott leads an all-star cast in this imaginative suspense thriller that attempts to shed some light on the historic disaster even as its intricate plot unfolds. As a colonel assigned by the German government to make certain no one sabotages the Hindenburg on its transatlantic voyage, Scott suspects everyone aboard the luxury ship - particularly a German countess (Anne Bancroft) vehemently opposed to the Nazi regime. Stylishly directed by Robert Wise and co-starring Burgess Meredith, Gig Young, Charles Durning and Richard Dysart, The Hindenburg brings to life one of aviation's most infamous events and one of the screen's most engrossing mysteries.
This film is a compendium of the facts and fiction of the events leading up to the disaster. For dramatic effect, Sabotage was chosen as the cause, rather than electricity lashing out at a couple of tons of hydrogen.
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