THE AVIATOR crashes on takeoff. Christopher Reeve is a facially scarred open-cockpit type who flies a mail route between Washington and Nevada during the late 1920s. He works for Jack Warden, a tough bird who runs the small airline out of a tiny airport. Reeve finds himself having to take
spoiled, bratty Rosanna Arquette aboard as a passenger. The two hate each other on sight, so it's only natural that they will be tossed together by fate. That happens when the plane crash-lands in some thickly foliaged mountains. When a picture is called THE AVIATOR, it screams to have lots and
lots of WALDO PEPPER-type scenes in the air. This, however, stays close to the earth. O...