The Resource The towering inferno, Twentieth Century Fox and Warner Bros. present Irwin Allen's production ; screenplay by Stirling Silliphant ; produced by Irwin Allen ; directed by John Guillermin, (videorecording)

The towering inferno, Twentieth Century Fox and Warner Bros. present Irwin Allen's production ; screenplay by Stirling Silliphant ; produced by Irwin Allen ; directed by John Guillermin, (videorecording)

Label
The towering inferno
Title
The towering inferno
Statement of responsibility
Twentieth Century Fox and Warner Bros. present Irwin Allen's production ; screenplay by Stirling Silliphant ; produced by Irwin Allen ; directed by John Guillermin
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
On the night of the dedication ceremony of the world's tallest skyscraper, a raging blaze breaks out, threatening the party-goers
Awards note
Academy Awards, USA, 1975: Oscar - Best Cinematography (Fred J. Koenekamp, Joseph F. Biroc) ; Best Film Editing (Harold F. Kress, Carl Kress) ; Best Music, Original Song (Al Kasha, Joel Hirschhorn).
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Fred Koenekamp ; music, John Williams
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG
Language note
English (Dolby digital 5.1 surround, Dolby digital 4.0 surround), and dubbed Spanish (Dolby digital mono.) soundtracks with optional English or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1995.9.D55
LC item number
T6947564 2006
PerformerNote
Steve McQueen, Paul Newman, William Holden, Faye Dunaway, Fred Astaire, Susan Blakely, Richard Chamberlain, Jennifer Jones, O.J. Simpson, Robert Vaughn, Robert Wagner
Runtime
164
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The towering inferno, Twentieth Century Fox and Warner Bros. present Irwin Allen's production ; screenplay by Stirling Silliphant ; produced by Irwin Allen ; directed by John Guillermin, (videorecording)
Link
http://midwesttapes.com/images/movies/twt2233171d.gif
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novels "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
  • Container incorrectly lists a French and an English stereo soundtrack as available
  • Special features: Disc 1: all-new audio commentary by film historian F.X. Feeney; all-new scene-specific commentary by Mike Vezina, special effects director (X-Men 3) and Branko Racki, stunt coordinator (Day after tomorrow) ; Disc 2: "Inside the tower: we remember" featurette; "Innovating tower: the SPFX of an inferno" featurette; "The art of towering" featurette; "Irwin Allen: the great producer" featurette; "Directing the inferno" featurette; "Putting out fire" featurette; "Running on fire" featurette; "Still the world's tallest building" featurette; "The writer: Stirling Silliphant" featurette; over 30 extended/deleted scenes; AMC backstory: "The towering inferno"; storyboard-to-film comparisons; Nato presentation reel; 3 interactive articles from American Cinematographer; Original "Making-of" featurettes; 1977 Irwin Allen Interview; still photo galleries (Shot compositions, publicity, behind-the-scenes, conceptual sketches, costumes); original teaser; original trailer
Accompanying material
1 booklet ([32] p. : ill. ; 16 cm.) and 8 lobby cards.
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Control code
ocm67705637
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed ; Widescreen version.
Extent
2 videodiscs (ca. 164 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
024543231707
Other physical details
anamorphic, sd., col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)67705637
System details
DVD, region 1; widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; dual-layer; NTSC
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The towering inferno, Twentieth Century Fox and Warner Bros. present Irwin Allen's production ; screenplay by Stirling Silliphant ; produced by Irwin Allen ; directed by John Guillermin, (videorecording)
Link
http://midwesttapes.com/images/movies/twt2233171d.gif
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novels "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
  • Container incorrectly lists a French and an English stereo soundtrack as available
  • Special features: Disc 1: all-new audio commentary by film historian F.X. Feeney; all-new scene-specific commentary by Mike Vezina, special effects director (X-Men 3) and Branko Racki, stunt coordinator (Day after tomorrow) ; Disc 2: "Inside the tower: we remember" featurette; "Innovating tower: the SPFX of an inferno" featurette; "The art of towering" featurette; "Irwin Allen: the great producer" featurette; "Directing the inferno" featurette; "Putting out fire" featurette; "Running on fire" featurette; "Still the world's tallest building" featurette; "The writer: Stirling Silliphant" featurette; over 30 extended/deleted scenes; AMC backstory: "The towering inferno"; storyboard-to-film comparisons; Nato presentation reel; 3 interactive articles from American Cinematographer; Original "Making-of" featurettes; 1977 Irwin Allen Interview; still photo galleries (Shot compositions, publicity, behind-the-scenes, conceptual sketches, costumes); original teaser; original trailer
Accompanying material
1 booklet ([32] p. : ill. ; 16 cm.) and 8 lobby cards.
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Control code
ocm67705637
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed ; Widescreen version.
Extent
2 videodiscs (ca. 164 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
024543231707
Other physical details
anamorphic, sd., col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)67705637
System details
DVD, region 1; widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; dual-layer; NTSC
Video recording format
DVD

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