F-14 Tomcat fighter aircraft used for "The Final Countdown" - Key West, Florida

F-14 Tomcat fighter aircraft used for "The Final Countdown" - Key West, Florida


Image Number

  • DM1434

Year

  • 1979

Date Note

  • Photographed in June 1979.

Series Title

General Note

  • Accompanying note: "F-14 Tomcat fighter aircraft, from the U.S.S. Nimitz, sit on the VF-101 flight line at NAS Key West. Aircraft were used in filming the dogfight sequences of the movie."
  • "The Final Countdown" starred Kirk Douglas, Martin Sheen, Katherine Ross, and was directed by Don Taylor. The film involved a U.S. nuclear ship that accidentally goes back in time to December 7, 1941, and must decide whether to change history. Some of the scenes were filmed at the Naval Air Station in Key West, and featured the public debut of the USS Nimitz and the F-14 Tomcat.

Rights

Title of Work

  • Final countdown (Motion picture)

Photographer/Personal Author

Physical Description

  • 1 photoprint - b&w - 5 x 7 in.

Subject Term

Geographic Term

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F-14 Tomcat fighter aircraft used for "The Final Countdown" - Key West, Florida
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Chicago Manual of Style

McDonald, Dale M., 1949-2007. F-14 Tomcat fighter aircraft used for "The Final Countdown" - Key West, Florida. 1979. Black & white photoprint, 5 x 7 in. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. <https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/98773>, accessed 20 July 2019.

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McDonald, Dale M., 1949-2007. F-14 Tomcat fighter aircraft used for "The Final Countdown" - Key West, Florida. 1979. Black & white photoprint. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. Accessed 20 Jul. 2019.<https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/98773>.

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(State Archives of Florida/McDonald)