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The Flight of the Phoenix
Release Date: December 15, 1965
|Slogan||:||«Theirs was the triumph - yours, the excitement!»|
|Production Companies||:||Associates & Aldrich Company, The, 20th Century Fox|
|Writers||:||Lukas Heller, Trevor Dudley Smith|
A cargo aircraft crashes in a sandstorm in the Sahara with less than a dozen men on board. One of the passengers is an airplane designer who comes up with the idea of ripping off the undamaged wing and using it as the basis for a replacement aircraft they will build to escape before their food and water run out.