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
Contributor
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
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 dialogue, English or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Steve McQueen, Paul Newman, William Holden, Faye Dunaway, Fred Astaire, Susan Blaekly, Richard Chamberlain, Jennifer Jones, O.J. Simpson, Robert Vaugh, Robert Wagner
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1925-
  • 1930-1980
  • 1925-2008
  • 1918-1981
  • 1932-
  • 1915-
  • 1926-1986
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Guillermin, John
  • McQueen, Steve
  • Newman, Paul
  • Holden, William
  • Williams, John
  • Stern, Richard Martin
  • Scortia, Thomas N.
  • Robinson, Frank M
  • Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc
Runtime
164
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Skyscrapers
  • Fire extinction
  • Edificios de oficinas
  • Incendios
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
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)
Instantiates
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) ; 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
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm67705637
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs [approximately 164 min.]
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
024543231707
Other physical details
anamorphic, sound, color
Publisher number
2233170
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 879570
  • (Sirsi) o67705637
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
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) ; 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
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm67705637
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs [approximately 164 min.]
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
024543231707
Other physical details
anamorphic, sound, color
Publisher number
2233170
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 879570
  • (Sirsi) o67705637
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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