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Allen, Irwin 1916-1991

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Most widely held works by Irwin Allen
The towering inferno by John Guillermin( Visual )

43 editions published between 1974 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 1,034 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the night of the dedication ceremony of the world's tallest skyscraper, a raging blaze breaks out, threatening the party-goers
The Poseidon adventure by Ronald Neame( Visual )

31 editions published between 1972 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,019 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten survivors struggle to reach safety after an ocean liner capsizes in mid sea
Lost in space by Stephen Hopkins( Visual )

57 editions published between 1983 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 681 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The year is 2058. With the earth's resources severely depleted human survival depends upon 'The Jupiter Mission.' This daring plan will launch an entire family--the Robinsons--into the farthest reaches of hyperspace to colonize 'Alpha Prime, ' the only other habitable planet in the galaxy. But when a stowaway sabotages the mission, the Robinsons find themselves hurtling through uncharted space, facing alien invaders, time-warp wonders and non-stop excitement."--Container
Voyage to the bottom of the sea by Irwin Allen( Visual )

46 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The crew of the SSRN Seaview has been sent on a mission to discover the secrets of the ocean. However, their scientific work is often interrupted by monsters, evil scientists and spies
Irwin Allen's Lost in space( Visual )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and French and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1997, Professor John Robinson along with his wife and three children, and Major Don West are chosen to establish a colony on the third planet of the Alpha Centauri system. As they leave Earth, Dr. Zachary Taylor, a sabateur, is trapped aboard the ship, and his extra weight means the ship can't reach Alpha Centauri. Now the ship is lost, and they fight for survival as they search for the way home
Fantastic voyage by Richard Fleischer( Visual )

18 editions published between 1961 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Navy Admiral Nelson takes scientists in his futuristic atomic submarine to explode a belt of radiation
Where danger lives by John Farrow( Visual )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Where danger lives: Jeff Cameron, a young intern at the beginning of his career, who links his destiny to that of a patient who is brought to the hospital after a suicide attempt. Jeff dumps the secure, rather plain nurse Julie, for the passionate but perplexing Margo. Confused and caught up in Margo's deceptions, Jeff loses his sense of reality and finds himself fleeing with her for the Mexican border
Five weeks in a balloon( Visual )

10 editions published between 1962 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fabian, Sir Cedric Hardwicke, and Red Buttons race across uncharted African territory in a unicorn-shaped balloon
Lost in space( Visual )

37 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Season 2 finds the Robinsons and Dr. Smith embarking on more adventures through strange worlds
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's The lost world( Visual )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

English zoology professor George Edward Challenger discovers a "lost world" of Jurassic reptiles isolated within the thick, unexplored Amazon. To prove their existence, he organizes a group expedition with playboy Lord Roxton, American socialites Jennifer Holmes, her brother David Holmes, news writer and photographer Ed Malone and Challenger's colleague and rival Professor Walter Summerlee. Local pilot Gomez and travel guide Costa lead the pack on an awesome havoc-wreaking adventure where dinosaurs from long ago still roam free
Irwin Allen's Voyage to the bottom of the sea( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A routine scientific expedition to the North Pole turns into a race to save all mankind when a radiation belt in space causes a fiery inferno on Earth. The crew of atomic submarine Seaview battle saboteurs, giant-sea creatures, and enemy submarines
The time tunnel( Visual )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scientists Tony Newman and Doug Phillips are the young heads of Project Tic-Toc, a multi-billion dollar government installation buried beneath the desert. They have invented a Time Tunnel, which will allow people to travel through time and space. While testing the tunnel for an impatient senator who wants to cancel the project, Newman and Phillips become trapped in time, and each week coincidentally find themselves at the site of an important historical event, be it the Siege of Troy, the sinking of the Titanic or an assassination attempt on President Lincoln
Pioneers of television( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Storytellers Gene Roddenberry, Irwin Allen, and Rod Serling created the storylines and characters behind the best-loved futuristic television of their time."--Container
The time tunnel( Visual )

5 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Determined to prove that Project Tic Toc was capable of sending humans through time, Dr. Tony Newman and Dr. Doug Phillips entered the project's time tunnel before final tests were completed. Now, caught in time and unable to return home, the two scientists battle to stay alive as the Vortex of Time thrusts them into the middle of some of the most significant events in world history. But even more important, as the time travelers encounter famous and influential people of the past, they must make sure their actions don't inadvertently change history and alter the future"--Box
When time ran out--( Visual )

3 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in English and Italian and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A South Pacific island's dormant volcano unexpectedly erupts in fury. Tourists are surprised by a volcanic eruption in a lonesome hotel in the Caribic. Shelby Gilmore is the hotel owner who ignores all the warnings and advises his guests to wait for a rescue team. Hank is a wildcat oil driller who gathers a small group of followers and heads toward higher ground. Kay Kirby is a PR executive who must choose between the two men
Voyage to the bottom of the sea by Theodore Sturgeon( Book )

3 editions published between 1961 and 1964 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alice in wonderland( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Sometimes she's too big. Or much too small. Sometimes things are backwards. And there's always too much pepper in the soup! Nothing is quite right since Alice chased a very unusual White Rabbit and stumbled into an adventure that grows curiouser and curiouser
The Sea around us( Visual )

5 editions published between 1953 and 1986 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the fauna, history and life of the ocean
The big circus( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Flamboyant circus owner "Hank Whiting "is in trouble. His enterprise is in need of a cash injection from the bank who only agree to a loan on the condition their employee "Randy Sherman " goes along to keep an eye on proceedings. When he engages a high powered PR woman, tension develops between the outsiders and the circus hard core. That is not the end of it however--there is sabotage to contend with, rain washes away much of the season, and a fatality occurs during a train crash. Gradually the newcomers absorb the spirit of the circus and do battle with its enemies to rescue the show"--IMDb
The towering inferno Volcano( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Volcano: A raging volcano formed beneath the famed La Brea Tar Pits of Los Angeles begins to rain a storm of deadly fire bombs and white-hot lava upon the city
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Fantastic voyage
Alternative Names
Allen, Irwin

Allen, Irwin 1916-1991

Irwin Allen Amerikaans filmregisseur

Irwin Allen cinéaste américain

Irwin Allen director de cine estadounidense

Irwin Allen regista, produttore cinematografico e sceneggiatore statunitense

Irwin Allen US-amerikanischer Fernseh- und Filmproduzent

Ирвин Аллен

ایروین آلن


Lost in spaceWhen time ran out--Alice in wonderlandMaster of disaster : Irwin Allen, the disaster years