The Resource The towering inferno, Twentieth Century-Fox and Warner Bros. ; produced by Irwin Allen ; screenplay by Stirling Silliphant ; directed by John Guillermin and Irwin Allen, (DVD)

The towering inferno, Twentieth Century-Fox and Warner Bros. ; produced by Irwin Allen ; screenplay by Stirling Silliphant ; directed by John Guillermin and Irwin Allen, (DVD)

Label
The towering inferno
Title
The towering inferno
Statement of responsibility
Twentieth Century-Fox and Warner Bros. ; produced by Irwin Allen ; screenplay by Stirling Silliphant ; directed by John Guillermin and Irwin Allen
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
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
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
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Rated PG
Language note
In English ; subtitles in English and Spanish
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.T64 1998
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
  • 1925-2008
  • 1930-1980
  • 1918-1981
  • 1935-
  • 1919-2009
  • 1947-
  • 1932-
  • 1930-
  • 1915-
  • 1926-
  • 1925-
  • 1916-1991
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  • 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
  • Warner Bros
Runtime
165
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  • Skyscrapers
  • Disaster films
  • Feature films
  • Films for the hearing impaired
  • Disaster films
  • Feature films
  • Films for the hearing impaired
  • Skyscrapers
Technique
live action
Label
The towering inferno, Twentieth Century-Fox and Warner Bros. ; produced by Irwin Allen ; screenplay by Stirling Silliphant ; directed by John Guillermin and Irwin Allen, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • 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
  • Includes original theatrical trailer
  • Closed captioned for the hearing impaired
  • Features include: interactive menus ; scene selection ; original theatrical trailer
  • Digitally mastered THX
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm41876898
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (165 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 086162104299
  • 8616210429
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
4110429
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)41876898
System details
DVD ; Dolby digital
Video recording format
laserdisc
Label
The towering inferno, Twentieth Century-Fox and Warner Bros. ; produced by Irwin Allen ; screenplay by Stirling Silliphant ; directed by John Guillermin and Irwin Allen, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • 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
  • Includes original theatrical trailer
  • Closed captioned for the hearing impaired
  • Features include: interactive menus ; scene selection ; original theatrical trailer
  • Digitally mastered THX
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm41876898
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (165 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 086162104299
  • 8616210429
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
4110429
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)41876898
System details
DVD ; Dolby digital
Video recording format
laserdisc

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