The Resource The towering inferno, [presented by] Twentieth Century Fox and Warner Bros. ; produced by Irwin Allen ; screenplay by Stirling Sillphant ; directed by John Guillermin, (videorecording)

The towering inferno, [presented by] Twentieth Century Fox and Warner Bros. ; produced by Irwin Allen ; screenplay by Stirling Sillphant ; directed by John Guillermin, (videorecording)

Label
The towering inferno
Title
The towering inferno
Statement of responsibility
[presented by] Twentieth Century Fox and Warner Bros. ; produced by Irwin Allen ; screenplay by Stirling Sillphant ; directed by John Guillermin
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Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
On the night of the dedication ceremony of the world's tallest skyscraper, a raging blaze consumes it
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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
Music, John Williams
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Rating: PG
Language note
English, dubbed French or dubbed Spanish language, 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
Technique
live action
The towering inferno, [presented by] Twentieth Century Fox and Warner Bros. ; produced by Irwin Allen ; screenplay by Stirling Sillphant ; directed by John Guillermin, (videorecording)
Label
The towering inferno, [presented by] Twentieth Century Fox and Warner Bros. ; produced by Irwin Allen ; screenplay by Stirling Sillphant ; directed by John Guillermin, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • 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
  • 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)
  • Special features: 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 heart of disaster: 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
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Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm67705637
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Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
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Edition
Special ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (ca. 164 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
024543231707
Other physical details
anamorphic, sd., col.
Publisher number
2233170
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; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital stereo., Dolby Digital 4.0 surround, Dolby Digital mono, dual-layer, NTSC
Video recording format
DVD

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