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, (videorecording)

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

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
Actor
Director
Producer
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: 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
MPAA rating: PG
Language note
In English ; 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
Runtime
165
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, (videorecording)
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
  • Features include: interactive menus ; scene selection ; original theatrical trailer
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
41876898
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (165 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
8616210429
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
4110429
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD ; Dolby digital ; digitally mastered THX
Video recording format
DVD
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, (videorecording)
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
  • Features include: interactive menus ; scene selection ; original theatrical trailer
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
41876898
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (165 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
8616210429
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
4110429
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD ; Dolby digital ; digitally mastered THX
Video recording format
DVD

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