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The Spirit of St. Louis - Region 1 DVD

The Spirit of St. Louis
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Description: Two Hollywood giants came together for The Spirit of St. Louis: James Stewart and director Billy Wilder. Both were slightly miscast for the material, an account of Charles Lindbergh's galvanizing solo flight across the Atlantic in 1927. Stewart was at least 20 years too old to play the young pilot, and his enormous personal warmth was at odds with the rather frosty real-life demeanor of the Lone Eagle. Wilder was better known for his sardonic critiques of man's lesser instincts, which makes the choice of this flat-out study of heroism somewhat peculiar. The mismatch shows in the movie, which is arranged around Lindy's historic ... (more)
Manufacturer: Warner Home Video
Release date: 15 August 2006
Number of discs: 1
EAN: 0012569816145 UPC: 012569816145
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