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The towering inferno

Author: Stirling SilliphantIrwin AllenJohn GuillerminPaul NewmanSteve McQueenAll authors
Publisher: Beverly Hills, California : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc., [1998] ©1998
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The opening night gala at the world's tallest building, located in San Francisco, turns deadly for guests who become trapped on the 129th floor when a fire breaks out on the lower levels due to faulty wiring.
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Genre/Form: Suspense films
Action and adventure films
Disaster films
Drama
Feature films
Fiction films
Film adaptations
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Stirling Silliphant; Irwin Allen; John Guillermin; Paul Newman; Steve McQueen; William Holden; Faye Dunaway; Fred Astaire; Susan Blakely; Richard Chamberlain; Jennifer Jones; O J Simpson; Robert Vaughn; Robert Wagner; Susan Flannery; Sheila Mathews; Norman Burton; Jack Collins; Don Gordon; Felton Perry; Gregory Sierra; Ernie Orsatti; Dabney Coleman; Fred J Koenekamp; Joseph Biroc; William Creber; Harold F Kress; Carl Kress; John Williams; Paul Zastupnevich; Richard Martin Stern; Thomas N Scortia; Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation,; Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- ),; Irwin Allen Productions,; Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc.,
OCLC Number: 41876898
Language Note: English dialogue; optional English or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Notes: Originally produced as a motion picture in 1974.
Based upon the novel The tower by Richard Martin Stern and The glass inferno by Thomas N. Scortia and Frank M. Robinson.
Digitally mastered THX.
Widescreen (2.35:1).
Extra features: theatrical trailer; the cast.
Credits: Director of photography, Fred Koenekamp ; director of photography (action sequences), Joseph Biroc ; production designed by William Creber ; edited by Harold F. Kress and Carl Kress ; music by John Williams ; costumes designed by Paul Zastupnevich.
Cast: Paul Newman, Steve McQueen, William Holden, Faye Dunaway, Fred Astaire, Susan Blakely, Richard Chamberlain, Jennifer Jones, O.J. Simpson, Robert Vaughn, Robert Wagner, Susan Flannery, Sheila Mathews, Normann Burton, Jack Collins, Don Gordon, Felton Perry, Gregory Sierra, Ernie Orsatti, Dabney Coleman.
Awards: Academy Awards: 3, Best Cinematography, Best Song ("We May Never Love Like This Again"), Best Editing.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: PG.
Description: 1 videodisc (165 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; NTSC, region 1; widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby surround, Dolby 5.1 surround.
Responsibility: Twentieth Century-Fox and Warner Bros. present ; Irwin Allen's production of ; screenplay by Stirling Silliphant ; produced by Irwin Allen ; directed by John Guillermin.

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The opening night gala at the world's tallest building, located in San Francisco, turns deadly for guests who become trapped on the 129th floor when a fire breaks out on the lower levels due to faulty wiring.

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