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 hilarioussome might say seminalextravaganza 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...