The Hindenburg (1975 movie)

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The Hindenburg (1975) is a movie based on the disaster of the German airship Hindenburg. The film was produced and directed by Robert Wise, and was written by Nelson Gidding, Richard Levinson, and William Link based on the novel by Michael M. Mooney. The movie has an ensemble cast, including George C. Scott, Anne Bancroft, Burgess Meredith, and Charles Durning.

A highly speculative thriller, The Hindenburg portrays a conspiracy leading to the destruction of the airship. In reality, while the zeppelins were certainly used as a propaganda symbol by the Third Reich, and anti-Nazi forces might have had the motivation for sabotage, the theory of sabotage was investigated at the time and no firm evidence for such sabotage was ever put forward.

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