Skyward


2h 1980

Brief Synopsis

Teenage paraplegic Suzy Gilstrap made her TV acting debut as a wheelchair-bound girl with a desire to pilot her own airplane. Bette Davis, as a former stunt flyer who now runs a small airport's cafe, and Howard Hesseman, as the airport's easy-going watchman, team up to help her fulfill her dream. Fo

Film Details

Also Known As
Ron Howard's Skyward
Release Date
1980

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Synopsis

Teenage paraplegic Suzy Gilstrap made her TV acting debut as a wheelchair-bound girl with a desire to pilot her own airplane. Bette Davis, as a former stunt flyer who now runs a small airport's cafe, and Howard Hesseman, as the airport's easy-going watchman, team up to help her fulfill her dream. Formerly titled "Ron Howard's 'Skyward'," this movie was followed some months later by an hour-long sequel called "Skyward Christmas," also starring Suzy Gilstrap, a pilot to a prospective series.

Film Details

Also Known As
Ron Howard's Skyward
Release Date
1980

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

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Miscellaneous Notes

Aired in United States November 20, 1980

Original title: "Ron Howard's 'Skyward.'"