Disney’s The Finest Hours is based on a book about the greatest small boat rescue in the history of the Coast Guard. Bernie Webber and his crew (four, counting him) rescued thirty-two sailors from the aft half of the Pendleton, a tanker sheared in half by a blizzard in February of 1952. The film, which […]
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Coast Guard Featurette: The Finest Hours!
Disney’s The Finest Hours tells the story of the most incredible rescue in Coast Guard history when a small boat with a crew of four rescued thirty-two men from the aft of a ripped in half tanker. Chris Pine, the film’s star, presents a look at the real Coast Guard – men and women who […]
Stormy Trailer: The Finest Hours!
On February 18, 1952, a violent nor’easter pounded New England towns and tore an oil tanker in half. Disney’s The Finest Hours is the true story of the four Coast Guard men who took a tiny wooden boat to rescue the crew – and the man who kept them from dying before rescue arrived. Disney’s […]
D23 EXPO: “Pete’s Dragon,” “The Queen of Katwe” & “The Finest Hours”
Pete’s Dragon, a remake of the 1977 family classic, is one of the few Disney remakes (excuse me, reimaginings) that has flown under the radar, but throw in Robert Redford, and it leads the pack of a few of the other upcoming live action Disney films.