The Resource The towering inferno, Twentieth Century-Fox ; produced by Irwin Allen ; screenplay by Stirling Silliphant ; directed by John Guillermin, (videorecording)

The towering inferno, Twentieth Century-Fox ; produced by Irwin Allen ; screenplay by Stirling Silliphant ; directed by John Guillermin, (videorecording)

Label
The towering inferno
Title
The towering inferno
Statement of responsibility
Twentieth Century-Fox ; produced by Irwin Allen ; screenplay by Stirling Silliphant ; directed by John Guillermin
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • engspa
  • eng
Summary
Due to substandard materials and workmanship, one of the world's tallest skyscrapers catches on fire during its gala opening, trapping a large crowd of society guests
Related
Awards note
Academy Awards: 3, Best Cinematography, Best Song ("We May Never Love Like This Again"), Best Editing.
Cataloging source
KCP
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Fred Koenekamp ; editors, Harold F. Kress, Carl Kress ; music, John Williams
Intended audience
Rated PG
Language note
In English (5.1 surround and Dolby surround); subtitles in English and Spanish; closed-captioned for the hearing impaired
PerformerNote
Steve McQueen, Paul Newman, William Holden, Faye Dunaway, Fred Astaire, Susan Blakely, Richard Chamberlain, Jennifer Jones, O.J. Simpson, Robert Vaughn, Robert Wagner
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1925-
  • 1930-1980
  • 1918-
  • 1935-
  • 1919-
  • 1947-
  • 1932-
  • 1930-
  • 1915-
  • 1926-
  • 1925-
  • 1916-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Newman, Paul
  • McQueen, Steve
  • Holden, William
  • Dunaway, Faye
  • Astaire, Fred
  • Blakely, Susan
  • Chamberlain, Richard
  • Jones, Jennifer
  • Simpson, O. J.
  • Vaughn, Robert
  • Wagner, Robert
  • Stern, Richard Martin
  • Scortia, Thomas N.
  • Robinson, Frank M
  • Guillermin, John
  • Allen, Irwin
  • Fox Video (Firm)
  • Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation
Runtime
165
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Skyscrapers
  • Disaster films
  • Feature films
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
  • Spanish language
  • Film adaptations
Technique
live action
Label
The towering inferno, Twentieth Century-Fox ; produced by Irwin Allen ; screenplay by Stirling Silliphant ; directed by John Guillermin, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Digitally mastered THX widescreen (2.35:1); Dolby digital; Region 1 encoding
  • Based on: The tower / by Richard Martin Stern ; and, The glass inferno / by Thomas N. Scortia and Frank M. Robinson
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1974
  • Special features include original theatrical trailer
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm41876898
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (165 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
086162104299
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
4110429
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD
Video recording format
laserdisc
Label
The towering inferno, Twentieth Century-Fox ; produced by Irwin Allen ; screenplay by Stirling Silliphant ; directed by John Guillermin, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Digitally mastered THX widescreen (2.35:1); Dolby digital; Region 1 encoding
  • Based on: The tower / by Richard Martin Stern ; and, The glass inferno / by Thomas N. Scortia and Frank M. Robinson
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1974
  • Special features include original theatrical trailer
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm41876898
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (165 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
086162104299
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
4110429
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD
Video recording format
laserdisc

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