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The Horror at 37,000 Feet (1973)

An invisible demon in the cargo hold of a jet airliner terrorizes the passengers.

Director:

David Lowell Rich

Writers:

Ronald Austin (teleplay) (as Ron Austin), James D. Buchanan (teleplay) (as Jim Buchanan) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Chuck Connors ... Captain Ernie Slade
Buddy Ebsen ... Glenn Farlee
Tammy Grimes ... Mrs. Pinder
Lynn Loring ... Manya (as Lyn Loring)
Jane Merrow ... Sheila O'Neill
France Nuyen ... Annalik
William Shatner ... Paul Kovalik
Roy Thinnes ... Alan O'Neill
Paul Winfield ... Dr. Enkalla
Will Hutchins ... Steve Holcomb
Darleen Carr ... Margot
Brenda Benet Brenda Benet ... Sally (as Brenda Benét)
Russell Johnson ... Jim Hawley
H.M. Wynant ... Frank Driscoll
Mia Bendixsen Mia Bendixsen ... Jodi
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Storyline

Amongst passengers on a flight from London to are an architect and his wife, bringing with them an altar from an ancient abbey secured in the plane's cargo hold. Crew and passengers come into jeopardy when an invisible demon escapes from the altar. Written by Marty Mckee <mmckee@wkio.com>

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Certificate:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 February 1973 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Dämonen über dem Atlantik See more »

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CBS Television Network See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

This film stars William Shatner who played Captain Kirk in Star Trek: The Original Series (1966). At the 37:50 mark a character says, "Jim, he's dead." a variation on a line often used by Dr. McCoy to Captain Kirk. See more »

Goofs

The airliner on take off is not a 747 but a T-Tail design airliner. See more »

Quotes

Paul Kovalik: I'm going to open a bottle of it right now. It might not make me happy. But it will amuse me to think of all of you back here worrying about your lives... as though they were of some importance.
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And then there were.....
10 April 2003 | by analoguebubblebathSee all my reviews

Finally this showed up on lunchtime TV yesterday. Brief - all of 72 mins, "Horror at..." is a highly entertaining twist on the airplane based suspense theme. All of the ten passengers carry an attitude problem with Buddy "Barnaby Jones" Ebsen being an arrogant millionaire. Tammy Grimes, as always, looks ravishing and plays a sinister part perfectly. Chuck Connors excels as the Captain, pre-dating his Airplane II role by some nine years. Yes it'll make you laugh but that's what makes it so good. 7/10


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