The Amy Johnson story

United Kingdom, 1984

Film
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In 1930, Amy Johnson was the first woman to fly solo to Australia and she became the idol of the masses. In 1941 she mysteriously vanished. This fascinating BBC production dramatises her life, from being “the most famous woman in the world” to marrying Jim Mollison, a pilot who is envious of her triumphs to the final and tragic end. Features Harriet Walter as Amy Johnson.

Credits

director

Nat Crosby

producer

Innes Lloyd

production company

BBC-TV

Compact Television

Language

English

Duration

01:30:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

38114

Audience classification

PG

Subject category

People → Johnson, Amy, 1903-1941

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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