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1996 (USA) See more »
The Magic of Flight places viewers in the cockpit of a Blue Angels jet aircraft so they can experience the thrill of high performance flight... See more » | Add synopsis »
Plot Keywords:
Jet | Navy | IMAX
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Tom Selleck ... Narrator (voice)

Directed by
Greg MacGillivray 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Jack Stephens  narration written by

Produced by
Alec Lorimore .... producer
Greg MacGillivray .... producer
Original Music by
Daniel May 
Steve Wood 
Cinematography by
Greg MacGillivray (director of photography)
Brad Ohlund (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Stephen Judson 
Production Management
Kathy Almon .... production manager
Sound Department
Julia Evershade .... sound effects designer: Weddington Productions
Marshall Garlington .... sound mixer: EFX Systems
Mark A. Mangini .... sound effects designer: Weddington Productions (as Mark Mangini)
Ken Teaney .... sound mixer: EFX Systems
Rob Whitehurst .... sound recordist (uncredited)
Visual Effects by
Sumit Das .... effects animator (uncredited)
Camera and Electrical Department
Steve Ford .... assistant camera
Pat Gilluly .... gaffer
Bill MacLeod .... key grip
Heather R. Roberts .... assistant camera (as Heather Roberts)
Jack Tankard .... assistant camera
Editorial Department
Christopher Blum .... second assistant editor
Myles Connolly .... associate editor
Ralph Milliken .... post-production consultant: David Keighley Productions Ltd.
Matthew Muller .... post-production coordinator
Scott Price .... post-production consultant: David Keighley Productions Ltd.
Robert Walker .... first assistant editor
Music Department
Alan Deremo .... musician
Other crew
Tom Crouch .... science advisor
Fred Culick .... science advisor
Janna Emmel .... production personnel
Teresa Ferreira .... production personnel
Debbie Fogel .... production personnel
Dick Rutan .... science advisor
The Blue Angels .... special thanks
Sean Tucker .... special thanks
Patty Wagstaff .... special thanks

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Additional Details

40 min
Aspect Ratio:
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6 out of 12 people found the following review useful.
Another one.., 21 May 2006
Author: EvilFlap from Netherlands

This movie must disappoint a lot of people who go and see it, as do a lot of imax movies these days (aside from Adrenaline, that is). Instead of seeing a lot of large-screen moving action, really experiencing, for instance, the intensity of flying, we have to sit through too slick, militaristic, americanistic (e.g. an a blue angels pilot talking about how he does it all for the children who want his autograph) nonsense. This movie format is made to really immerse you in the subject, while a good, not to over dramatic like in this movie, commentator tells you a bit about what you're seeing, it is not meant for 40 minutes of talking heads (with only a few real flying shots).

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