PG | | Fantasy, Romance
Steven Spielberg wanted to cast either Paul Newman or Robert Redford in the leading roles, one as Pete Sandich and the other as Ted Baker. However, both men wanted to play Pete and Spielberg was unable to work it out between them.
Well, I'll tell ya there, missy. You sure do look purty when you're angry. Wah-huh.
Dorinda Durston: Oh, so you do impressions?
Ted Baker: Well, just that one.
Dorinda Durston: Uh-huh. Who was it?
Ted Baker, Pete Sandich: Who was it?
Dorinda Durston: Was it James Stewart?
Pete Sandich: What are you, kidding me? Who did you think it was, Henry Fonda...
The Douglass A-26 Invader Air Tanker is powered by two 2,000 HP engines and empty, weighs about 23,000 Lbs. When it drops its 1200 gallons of fire retardant, it suddenly loses almost 11,000 Lbs. There should be no problem in getting the plane to climb after the drop. In fact, after a drop, keeping the plane from climbing too fast can be a problem.
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