Cinema: Star Muck


Directed by Ronald Neame Screenplay by Stanley Mann and Edmund H. North

In this year's disaster-movie sweepstakes, the film to beat is The Concorde —Airport '79. That hilarious—some might say seminal—extravaganza boasted such passengers as Susan Blakely as an investigative reporter, Cicely Tyson as a heart-transplant courier and Andrea Marcovicci as a Soviet Olympic gymnast.

Charo, Martha Raye, Alain Delon, Mercedes McCambridge and Jimmy ("J.J.") Walker were also along for the ride. At one point the audience gets to witness a sex scene between George Kennedy and Bibi Andersson!

Next to Concorde, Meteor is a paltry piece of goods. The astrophysicists who must save...

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