The Rocketeer,
36 MINS

Minute 001: Walt Disney Pictures Presents

April 24, 2017
MP3

Summary

A blank screen. James Horner’s Rocketeer main theme, “Takeoff” begins.

Orange titles appear: “WALT DISNEY PICTURES.”

More orange titles: “WALT DISNEY PICTURES PRESENTS”

Title: “IN ASSOCIATION WITH SILVER SCREEN PARTNERS IV”

Title: “A GORDON COMPANY PRODUCTION”

Title: “A JOE JOHNSTON FILM”

Main Title, in font: “THE ROCKETEER”

The screen splits, revealing opening hangar doors by the silhouettes of two mechanics: Goose and Skeets.

Two other mechanics are working on a red monoplane, the Brown Aircraft Company’s B-2 Racer “Miss Los Angeles” #33, parked on a gravel taxiway in the foreground. In the background is a dirt runway.

Title: “BILL CAMPBELL”

A close-up of the propeller, front cowling, and “snake eyes” dice nose art of a Gee Bee Model Z roll past the camera. Goose’s face is visible briefly as he pushes the Gee Bee out of the hangar.

Title: “ALAN ARKIN”

In This Minute

William Sanderson as Skeets
Don Pugsley as Goose

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