The Great Waldo Pepper (Universal) (1975)

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Released 24-Dec-2001
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Region 4

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This exciting, nostalgic tale of barnstorming pilots in the 1920s reunites Robert Redford with George Roy Hill, the Academy Award-winning director of Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid and The Sting. Waldo (Redford) makes a living selling rides in Nebraska, and telling tall tales about facing off against Ernst Kessler (Bo Brundin), the Black Knight of Germany, during his days as a World War 1 flying ace.

The film depicts his friendly rivalry with Axel Olsson (Bo Svenson), their ill-fated wing-walking act with Axel's girlfriend, Mary Beth (Susan Sarandon), and Waldo's long-dreamed-of dogfight with Kessler. Written by William Goldman, who won an Oscar for Butch Cassidy, from a story by former pilot Hill, it features Margot Kidder (Superman) as Waldo's girlfriend, Maude, and impressive aerial photography

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Starring
Robert Redford
Susan Sarandon
Bo Svenson
Bo Brunin
Directed by
George Roy Hill
Music
Henry Mancini
Genre Year Running Time Format Region Coding RSDL
(55:46)
Unknown 1975 103:21 576i (PAL) 2 4
Video
Widescreen 2.35:1, NOT 16x9 Enhanced
Audio
English Dolby Digital 2.0 (192Kb/s), German Dolby Digital 2.0 (192Kb/s)
Subtitles
English for the Hearing Impaired, German, Dutch
Extras
Theatrical Trailer
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