Hurricane originally aired september 10, 1974, as the first installment of a brandnew abc movie of the week season. The 53rd wrs uses the wcj to penetrate tropical storms. A brilliant scientist daryl hannah and a thrillseeking reporter dylan neal fly directing into the churning heart of a storm that quickly swells to become one of the biggest hurricanes ever to. Using actual footage of hurricane camille and a plethora of special effects, hurricane is a pulse pounding vision of natures savage fury. Formed in the 1940s, after world war ii pilots dared each other to fly into a hurricane, the hurricane hunters, as the squadron is known, today boasts 10 c cargo planes, called wcjs. The list of florida hurricanes from 1950 to 1974 encompasses 85 atlantic tropical or subtropical cyclones that affected the u. The hurricane hunters and their fateful flight into hurricane janet ebook. Tidal waves over thirty feet high and thunderous, destructive winds batter the coastline. Spotting a small pleasure boat within the eye, they returned into the eye to guide a submarine, but the plane was lost in its attempt to exit a second time. Such missions have also been flown by navy units and other air force and noaa units.
Tropical storm alma, the first named storm to develop in the 1974 atlantic hurricane season, was a short lived tropical cyclone that made a rare venezuelan landfall. This film has erroneously been labeled hurricane hunters released in 1976. A young girl who is looking for the birth parents who gave her up hooks up with a young man who has also been adopted and is looking for his real parents. The stranger who looks like me not rated 1h 14min drama, romance tv movie 6 march 1974 a young girl who is looking for the birth parents who gave her up hooks up with a young man who has also been adopted and is looking for his real parents. This madefortv disaster documents a gulf coast town struggling to survive a hurricane.
Two hurricane hunters track a huge, violent hurricane. Lockheed wp3a orion weather reconnaissance aircraft of vw4 squadron at its nas jacksonville florida base in 1974 patch of the hurricane hunters view of the eyewall of hurricane katrina taken on august 28, 2005, by a noaa p3. This time out, the big storm of the title is bearing down on the unsuspecting. Take a flight with the hurricane hunters chasing florence. Released 1974, hurricane stars larryhagman, martinmilner, jessicawalter, barrysullivan the movie has a runtime of about 1 hr 18 min, and received a score of out of 100 on metacritic, which. Spotting a small pleasure boat within the eye, they returned into the eye to guide a submarine, but. Love, american style is an anthology comedy television series produced by paramount television that originally aired between 1969 and 1974. With daryl hannah, dylan neal, barclay hope, terry chen. With meredith baxter, beau bridges, walter brooke, neva patterson. With larry hagman, martin milner, jessica walter, barry sullivan. Hurricane 1974 stream and watch online two hurricane hunters race against time to alert a gulf coast community to the threat of an impending storm.
It is a loose remake of john fords 1937 film the hurricane, itself based on the 1936 novel by james norman hall and charles nordhoff. In the united states, the organizations that fly these missions are the united states air force reserves 53rd weather reconnaissance squadron and the national oceanic and atmospheric administrations hurricane hunters. Watch air forces hurricane hunters fly directly into. A number of business people, keeping the christmas eve office party going longer than was originally intended, are beset by a fire that starts in the basement of their office building and creeps up at them from floor to floor. Where i lived at the time, we had hurricane force winds, with gusts of 90100 mph. Hurricane hunters fly into irma for first time youtube. The copilot and engineer of a passenger jet struggle to keep the plane airborne until it can reach an open airfield after a killer aboard the plane fires a gun at an engine and pilot of the plane. Two hurricane hunters track a huge, violent hurricane that is bearing down on a gulf coast town. An allstar cast fight overwhelming odds to escape the incredible destructive power of the hurricane. The storm formed from the intertropical convergence zone itcz on august 12 well to the east of the windward islands, but advisories were not issued until the next day when alma was at peak intensity. Hurricane is a madefortv movie from 1974, a time when disaster films were of particular interest, and almost every type of catastrophic event was considered cinematic fodder. The scene is cassler, ms, where a pair of hurricane chasers, patrolplane pilot major stoddard martin milner and seafarer paul damon larry hagman do their best to rescue the citizens of the community from a devastating storm. Andersons novel hurricane hunters, which, in turn, was inspired by events surrounding hurricane camille in 1969. Hurricane 1974 trailers and clips two hurricane hunters race against time to alert a gulf coast community to the threat of an impending storm.
With john forsythe, joseph campanella, lynn carlin, anjanette comer. Airforce reserve, otherwise known as the hurricane hunters, is a component of. In the movie the hurricane was named hilda and the story was based on 1969s hurricane camille. Also, while i have lost count of the exact number of hurricanes, i have been through 812, and these include both. The 20 authorized aircrews of the 53rd weather reconnaissance squadron of the u. Our ten lockheedmartin wcj aircraft and crews are part of the 403rd wing, based at keesler air force base in biloxi. This book was about a storm named hilda that traveled up the east coast of the us in 1974. A hurricane hunter aircraft was depicted in the 1974 movie hurricane, penetrating a hurricane threatening the gulf coast in the louisiana or mississippi area. The season officially began on june 1 and lasted until november 30.
The first system, a tropical depression, developed over the bay of campeche on. With james farentino, roddy mcdowall, craig stevens, don stroud. At the end of the 1974 hurricane season, the united states navy disbanded vw4, its hurricane hunter squadron while the navy had been flying hurricane reconnaissance since 1944, the predecessor of vw4 was navy weather squadron two vj2 established in 1952 and based at jacksonville naval air station. Hurricane hermine highlights first hurricane landfall in florida in 11 years youtube. Storm seekers hurricane hunter 2009 rotten tomatoes. These brave men and women must fly straight into one of the most destructive forces in nature. The 1974 atlantic hurricane season featured hurricane fifi, the deadliest atlantic tropical cyclone since the 1900 galveston hurricane. The hurricane hunters and destruction of a hurricane.
Men on board vw4 hurricane hunter plane while in flight during project storm fury project storm fury, ceiba in puerto rico. Hurricane hunter flight into hurricane michael got rare. Hurricane tv movie 1974 cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. Hurricane hunters are aircrews that fly into tropical cyclones to gather weather data. The novel forming the basis for this movie is based upon hurricane camille in 1969, and my eldest sister was living in long beach, ms at the time. The job of a hurricane hunter is not for the faint at heart.
Annually the hurricane hunter association acknowledges outstanding students in the 403rd wing in the form of financial. These aircraft are not reinforced in any way in fact the only differences between a wcj and a cj is the addition of two external fuel tanks giving them longer range, a radiometer pod on the left wing and the two addition crew pallets in the cargo bay see below for more information on specific weather instruments. A claustrophobic armed robber, fleeing his latest job, is trapped along with group of people in a jammed elevator in a highrise building. For the 1971 and 1972 seasons, it was a part of an abc friday primetime lineup that also included the brady bunch, the. Hal erickson, all movie guide havent seen the movie myelf, but wouldnt be surprised if they used camille as the general model and then threw in. Two hurricane hunters race against time to alert a gulf coast community to the threat of an impending storm. Additionally, tropical cyclones in florida were directly responsible for 93 fatalities. Hurricane 1974 0910 1974 us drama, tv movie 1h 22m user score.1009 312 1371 1509 1498 1357 528 826 985 351 1543 1305 1096 1025 450 568 1626 256 946 1293 134 1512 25 641 1472 1164 645 263 390 1600 979 419 872 709 1041 1354 161 569 794 283 265 27 395 809