Youtube has it online in 13 parts. Embedding is disabled, but the film should autoplay from this link.
The AFI says, "THE HINDENBURG, which depicted the 1937 ill-fated trip of the German blimp, was a great achievement of Wise's technical mastery." MSN has an overview. Roger Ebert gives it 1 star and says,
The movie's so bad I've made a little list. You just can't dismiss it; you linger over it. People stand in the lobby afterward like the survivors of a traffic accident. There was this that went wrong, and that, and . . .
When released, the studio billed this film as "the next great epic." Modern parlance would call it "epic failure", I guess.ReplyDelete
It is one of the most accurate recreations of a historic set in movie history, though.ReplyDelete
Whatever the merits (or lack of merits) of the writing, they did an incredible job recreating the Hindenburg:
That's the difference between the 2 notices I saw. The AFI called it a great technical achievement, and Ebert basically said "epic fail".ReplyDelete