Soar Into Skies on a Thrilling Airborne Adventure in This Meticulously Restored John Wayne Film Classic. In One of His Most Memorable Screen Roles, Wayne Plays Dan Roman, a Veteran Pilot Haunted By a Tragic Past. Now Relegated to Second-In-Command Cockpit Assignments, He Finds Himself Scheduled on a Routine Honolulu-To-San Francisco Flight -- One That Takes a Terrifying, Suspense-Building Turn When Disaster Strikes High Above the Pacific Ocean at the Point of No Return. A ''Who's Who'' of Hollywood Greats -- Claire Trevor, Laraine Day, Robert Stack, Jan Sterling, Phil Harris and Robert Newton, Among Others -- Are Aboard for This Celebrated Drama Bursting with Conflict and Excitement. Norminated for 6 Academy Awards, Including Best Director (William a. Wellman) and Two Best Supporting Actress Nods (Trevor and Sterling), the Film Nabbed the Oscar for Dimitri Tiomkin's Unforgettable Musical Score.