Skyward

(1980)

Overview

An aging Bette Davis is a flight instructor at an old Texas airport. When a young girl in a wheelchair finds the airport by watching gliders fly, she decides she wants to learn how to fly. Davis teaches her to fly with some special controls compensating for her handicap. Howard Hessman is a aircraft repair service trying desperately to get an old airplane back in the air. The three, together, put the young girl and the old plane up in the air.

  1. Ron Howard

    Director

  2. Nancy Sackett

    Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Bette Davis

    Bette Davis

    Billie Dupree

  2. Howard Hesseman

    Howard Hesseman

    Koup Trenton

  3. Marion Ross

    Marion Ross

    Natalie Ward

  4. Clu Gulager

    Clu Gulager

    Steve Ward

  5. Ben Marley

    Ben Marley

    Scott Billings

Full Cast & Crew

Skyward

Facts

Status Released

Release Information

  • November 20, 1980
    TV

    Meaning

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 40m

Budget -

Revenue -

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86

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