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
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
  • Closed captioned for the hearing impaired
  • In English ; subtitles in English and Spanish
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-
  • 1932-2016
  • 1930-
  • 1915-
  • 1926-1986
  • 1925-
  • 1916-1991
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
  • Warner Bros
Runtime
165
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Skyscrapers
  • Disaster films
  • Feature films
  • Films for the hearing impaired
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
Copyright
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
  • Features include: interactive menus ; scene selection ; original theatrical trailer
  • Digitally mastered THX
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm41876898
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen ed.
Extent
1 videodisc [165 min.]
Governing access note
For private home use only
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
086162104299
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
4110429
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 532261
  • (Sirsi) o41876898
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, (videorecording)
Publication
Copyright
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
  • Features include: interactive menus ; scene selection ; original theatrical trailer
  • Digitally mastered THX
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm41876898
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen ed.
Extent
1 videodisc [165 min.]
Governing access note
For private home use only
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
086162104299
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
4110429
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 532261
  • (Sirsi) o41876898
System details
DVD ; Dolby digital
Video recording format
laserdisc

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