A slick, glossy multi-character soap opera set in London's airport. Burton and Elizabeth Taylor shine in this film, which was shot after CLEOPATRA but released to a panting public before the aforementioned epic left the "road show" theaters. Burton signed on to do the movie, and Taylor
kiddingly suggested she'd like to be in it as well; she was offered the role on the spot. As fog rolls in over London, the regular flight to the US has been temporarily grounded by the pea soup. Several people are desperate to get off the ground that night for various reasons. They are all
strangers, but in the time they must spend in the airport's waiting lounge, they get to know ea...