Actress Mia Farrow was terrified during filming for the remake of 1960s horror film The Omen, because of the 'curse' that struck her co-stars on another satanic film, ROSEMARY'S BABY. Woody Allen's ex admits the film reminded her of the 1968 Roman Polanski movie and the horrendous events that occurred afterwards - star Sidney Blackmer and Polanksi's wife Sharon Tate died within a few years of the film's release. Farrow says, "I remember the scene where people were toasting Satan and dear old SIDNEY BLACKMER (who played Satanist ROMAN CASTEVET), saying, 'This isn't good, this is very bad luck.' "Sure enough, the next year Sidney was blind and then he died. There were many deaths. Roman's beautiful wife Sharon". Polanski's pregnant wife Sharon was murdered by serial killer Charles Manson's followers in August 1969.
Newcomers to this story may see John Wayne in a military uniform and an airplane on the cover of this DVD (with a title that evokes the air force) and assume, understandably, that they're going to be watching another military drama. Not so: Wayne's Dan Roman is a commercial pilot, and he's working the Honolulu-San Francisco route years after surviving a crash that killed everyone in his family except himself. (Also in the cockpit is Robert Stack, playing the role he would ape years later in Airplane!)
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