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The Last Flight of Noah's Ark -- A pilot, a prim missionary, two orphans, and a cargo of farm animals must make an emergency landing on an uncharted island and begin a perilous search for civilization.


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Ernest K. Gann (story)
Steven W. Carabatsos (screenplay) ...
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Release Date:
25 June 1980 (USA) See more »
Lost. 2,000 miles at sea in a 40 year old bomber. See more »
When a plane carrying various animals makes a forced landing on a desert island, the only chance to escape is to convert the plane into a boat. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Charles Jarrott obituary
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Charles Jarrott obituary
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Directed by
Charles Jarrott 
Writing credits
Ernest K. Gann (story)

Steven W. Carabatsos (screenplay) and
Sandy Glass (screenplay) &
George Arthur Bloom (screenplay)

Produced by
Ron Miller .... producer
Jan Williams .... co-producer
Original Music by
Maurice Jarre 
Cinematography by
Charles F. Wheeler (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Gordon D. Brenner 
Production Design by
E. Preston Ames  (as Preston Ames)
Art Direction by
John B. Mansbridge 
Set Decoration by
Norman Rockett 
Makeup Department
Eddie M. Barron .... hair stylist
Robin LaVigne .... makeup artist (as Robin Dee LaVigne)
Robert J. Schiffer .... makeup supervisor
Production Management
John D. Bloss .... production manager (as John Bloss)
Bill Venegas .... unit production manager (as William B. Venegas)
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Christopher Disney Miller .... second assistant director (as Christopher D. Miller)
James W. Gavin .... second unit director
Richard Learman .... assistant director
Louis S. Muscate .... second assistant director
Art Department
Gary Zink .... propmaker (uncredited)
Gary Zink .... welder/fabricator (uncredited)
Sound Department
Ben Hendricks .... sound editor (as Ben F. Hendricks)
Bud Maffett .... sound mixer (as Henry A. Maffett)
Herb Taylor .... sound supervisor
Allen Hurd .... sound (uncredited)
Special Effects by
Art Cruickshank .... special effects
Danny Lee .... special effects
Eustace Lycett .... special effects
Richard L. Hill .... special effects technician (uncredited)
Hans Metz .... special effects (uncredited)
Ken Speed .... special effects assistant (uncredited)
John F. Bylander .... stunts
Calvin Fukushima .... stunts
Orwin C. Harvey .... stunts (as Orwin Harvey)
Clay Hodges .... stunts
Joe C. Hughes .... stunts
Bobby Porter .... stunts
George Robotham .... stunts
Arthur E. Stagg .... stunts
Gordon Tadao Hirano .... stunts
Glenn R. Wilder .... stunts (as Glenn Wilder)
Camera and Electrical Department
Dan Delgado .... electrician (uncredited)
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Mary Dye .... costumer: women
Jack Sandeen .... costume supervisor
Glenn Wright .... costumer: men (as Glenn T. Wright)
Music Department
Richard Bowden .... orchestrator
Maurice Jarre .... conductor
Evelyn Kennedy .... music editor
Richard Bowden .... composer: additional music (uncredited)
James Thatcher .... musician: french horn (uncredited)
Transportation Department
Gilbert C. Pacheco .... driver (uncredited)
Other crew
Jay K. Fishburn .... animal handler (as Jay Fishburn)
Jim Prine .... animal handler
Don Spinney .... animal handler
Crew believed to be complete

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97 min
Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Stereo (RCA Photophone Sound Recording)
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The make and model of the the then forty-year old World War II airplane was a B-29 bomber.See more »
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Been a while since I've seen it, but..., 16 June 2000
Author: The Peacemaker from Canada

I remember it being very good. Christians won't be offended. A missionary brings a man to Christ, and they do not make Christians appear to be idiots. A good adventure movie, with a tinge of action and adventure, though not violent.

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