The Spirit of St. Louis (1957)


The Spirit of St. Louis Poster
Original Title: The Spirit of St. Louis
Type: Movie
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
Runtime: 135 Minutes    (2 Hours : 15 Minutes)
Release Date: 20 Apr 1957 (USA)
Is Adult: No
Language: 
English
Rated: n/A
Director: 
Billy Wilder
Writer: 
Charles A. Lindbergh, Billy Wilder, Wendell Mayes
Stars: 
James Stewart, Murray Hamilton, Patricia Smith  »




Description

Charles 'Slim' Lindbergh struggles to finance and design an airplane that will make his New York to Paris flight the first solo transatlantic crossing.




Plot

Biography of Charles Lindburgh from his days of precarious mail runs in aviation's infancy to his design of a small transatlantic plane and the vicissitudes of its takeoff and epochal flight from New York to Paris in 1927. Written by Paul Emmons




Tagline

The Story Behind the Story of Lindbergh's Incredible Flight to Paris!





Details (General)

  • AKA (Also Known As)

    L'odyssée de Charles Lindbergh (France)
    Lindbergh - Mein Flug über den Ozean (Germany)
    El héroe solitario (Spain)
    Lindbergh - Mein Flug über den Ozean (Austria)
    Lindbergh, i odysseia enos gennaiou (Greece)

  • Company

    Leland Hayward Productions

  • Country

    United States

  • Certification

    Argentina:Atp
    Finland:S
    Iceland:L
    Netherlands:AL
    Norway:A
    Sweden:Btl
    United Kingdom:U
    United States:Approved
    West Germany:6

  • Location

    Santa Maria
    California
    USA





  • Details (Financial)

  • Budget

    $6,000,000





  • Details (Technical)

  • Aspect Ratio

    2.35 : 1

  • Color

    Color (WarnerColor)

  • Sound Mix

    Mono (RCA Sound Recording)
    4-Track Stereo





  • Details (Other)

  • Awards

    Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins.