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Roman Kroitor (narration)
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The maiden voyage of Columbia, the first space shuttle, is recounted with footage shot on the ground and in space. | Add synopsis »
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Interesting documentary but doesn't quite qualify as IMAX See more (1 total) »

Cast

 
Neil B. Hutchinson ... Himself - Flight Director

James Whitmore ... Narrator

Directed by
Graeme Ferguson 
 
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Roman Kroitor  narration

Produced by
Graeme Ferguson .... producer
Phyllis Ferguson .... associate producer (as Phyllis Wilson)
Roman Kroitor .... producer
 
Original Music by
Micky Erbe 
Maribeth Solomon 
 
Cinematography by
David Douglas 
Graeme Ferguson 
Ronald M. Lautore 
Richard Leiterman 
Haskell Wexler 
 
Film Editing by
Toni Myers  (as Toni Trow)
 
Sound Department
Thomas Hidderley .... sound recordist
Lance Hoffman .... sound mixer
Don White .... sound re-recording mixer
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Douglas C. Hart .... first assistant camera: "b" camera
James Neihouse .... assistant camera
 
Editorial Department
Roberta Kipp .... assistant editor
 
Music Department
Zal Yanovsky .... music consultant (as Zalman Yanovsky)
 

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37 min
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3 out of 4 people found the following review useful.
Interesting documentary but doesn't quite qualify as IMAX, 15 May 2009
Author: Steve Skafte from Nova Scotia, Canada

There's loads and loads of 35mm footage in this documentary. The problem with that is mainly how small it appears on the overall print. Which is especially unlikable if you see it on DVD. Compared to later space exploration IMAX films, this doesn't quite live up to expectations. There was an effect to partially soften this by showing space-to-earth still photography. But there's a serious flaw in an IMAX film about space in which the most stunning footage is of down here on earth! Ignore the IMAX angle, and it does have some interesting aspects. You get some nice background about the space shuttle, somewhat of a cool time capsule of 1981. There's much to enjoy about this film, seen purely from a documentary standpoint. Recommended.

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