George C. Scott stars as a colonel assigned to ensure that no one sabotages the Hindenburg's transatlantic voyage in this suspense thriller about one of aviation's most infamous disasters.
- A model of the Hindenburg was constructed for filming. The model was over 25 feet in length, and was able to be flown by suspension cables in front of a backdrop. The film also used matte…More
- The full-size gondola built for the film is now in the possession of a Lakehurst, NJ-area historical society, who have been known to display it at local airshows and other aviation-related events.
- Whether or not they had paperbacks in Germany in 1937 (see "Goofs" section), the novel the countess is reading is a German-language edition of 'Gone with the Wind'.