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We have produced a Style Guide to help editors follow a standard format when editing a listing. If you are unsure how best to edit this programme please take a moment to read it.
A special Bank Holiday presentation of the feature film version of Arthur Hailey 's best-selling novel starring
A powerful suspense story set in an international airport crippled by the worst blizzard in 30 years. Burt Lancaster plays the dedicated airport manager battling to keep the planes flying. As he and his men struggle to the limits of endurance to overcome a long line of emergencies, a crisis explodes thousands of feet above.
Directed by GEORGE seaton. Films: page 13


Unknown: Arthur Hailey
Unknown: Burt Lancaster
Directed By: George Seaton.
Mel Bakersfield: Burt Lancaster
Vernon Demerest: Dean Martin
Tanya Livingston: Jean Seberg
Gwen Meighon: Jacqueline Bisset
Joe Patroni: George Kennedy
Ada Quonsett: Helen Hayes
D 0 Guerrero: Van Heflin
Mrs Guerrero: Maureen Stapleton
Anson Harris: Barry Nelson
Harry Standish: Lloyd Nolan
Cindy: Dana Wynter
Sarah: Barbara Hale

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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

We hope it helps you find information about that long forgotten BBC programme, research a particular person or browse your own involvement with the BBC.

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