The Spirit of St. Louis

"Very Good"

The Spirit of St. Louis Review


Charles Lindbergh and Jimmy Stewart -- "Americana" doesn't have a better definition than these two larger-than-life characters. The film is a straightforward tale of the making of Lucky Lindy, focusing on his 1927 Trans-Atlantic flight from New York to Paris, 33 1/2 harrowing hours that inaugurated the era of flight. Billy Wilder's movie isn't particularly daring in its telling, but as a piece of American -- and world -- history, The Spirit of St. Louis is something everyone should see.


The Spirit of St. Louis

Facts and Figures

Run time: 135 mins

In Theaters: Saturday 20th April 1957

Distributed by: Warner Home Video

Production compaines: Warner Bros.

Reviews

Contactmusic.com: 3.5 / 5

Rotten Tomatoes: 84%
Fresh: 16 Rotten: 3

IMDB: 7.2 / 10

Cast & Crew

Director:

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Starring: as Charles Augustus 'Slim' Lindbergh, as Bud Gurney, as Mirror Girl, as Benjamin Frank Mahoney, President Ryan Airlines Co., as Father Hussman, as Donald Hall, Chief Engineer Ryan Airlines, as O.W. Schultz, Salesman Atlas Suspender Co.

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