The Concorde... Airport '79 (1979) (part 1 of 6)

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The Concorde... Airport '79 (1979) (part 1 of 6) Capt. Joe Patroni (George Kennedy!). The American co-captain of the Concorde. Luckily, he happens to have experience evading heat seeking missiles. For kicks, he sometimes does barrel rolls with commercial airliners filled with passengers. Also, too damn horny for his (or our) own good. Pilots the Concorde with…
The Concorde... Airport '79 (1979) (part 1 of 6) Capt. Paul Metrand (Alain Delon!). The French co-captain of the Concorde. One of the few bright spots in the movie. (Even though he is a bit too much of enabler when it comes to Joe’s sex addiction.) Has to pilot the Concorde to a safe landing after the cargo door is blown off by men working for…
The Concorde... Airport '79 (1979) (part 1 of 6) Dr. Kevin Harrison (Robert Wagner!). An illegal arms dealer who always looks for the most complicated way to do things. When his reporter girlfriend learns he’s sold weapons to terrorists, he devises three increasingly complex schemes to do away with her, all of which involve blowing up the Concorde. And that girlfriend is…
The Concorde... Airport '79 (1979) (part 1 of 6) Maggie Whelan (Susan Blakely!). The stupidest news anchor in the world. She refuses to believe her boyfriend Kevin sells arms to terrorists, even when a whistleblower is shot right before her eyes. Also seems to be unable to put two and two together when her flight is shot at twice in one day.

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Jessica Ritchey

Born in Western North Carolina, Juniper was discovered in a filthy shack in the lovely Blue Ridge Mountains, speaking a made up language to a tattered rag doll, her only companion. Her social skills have improved little in the intervening years. She is currently making flailing efforts at being a freelance writer. One of history's supreme procrastinators she plans on writing a book about it someday.

Multi-Part Article: The Concorde... Airport '79 (1979)

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