Airport '75

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Airport '75 ★★ 1975 (PG)

After a mid-air collision, a jumbo 747 is left pilotless. Airline attendant Black must fly da plane. She does her cross-eyed best in this absurd sequel to “Airport” built around a lesser “all-star cast.” Safe on the ground, Heston tries to talk the airline hostess/pilot into landing, while the impatient Kennedy continues to grouse as leader of the foam-ready ground crew. A slick, insincere attempt to find box office magic again (which unfortunately worked, leading to two more sequels). 107m/C VHS, DVD . Charlton Heston, Karen Black, George Kennedy, Gloria Swanson, Helen Reddy, Sid Caesar, Efrem Zimbalist Jr., Susan Clark, Dana Andrews, Linda Blair, Nancy Olson, Roy Thinnes, Myrna Loy, Ed Nelson, Larry Storch; D: Jack Smight; W: Don Ingalls; C: Philip Lathrop; M: John Cacavas.