The Towering Inferno Movie Review 1974

Information and Film Reviews for The Towering Inferno the Movie

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Raging blaze engulfs the world's tallest skyscraper on the night of its glamorous dedication ceremonies. Allen had invented the disaster du jour genre two years earlier with "The Poseidon Adventure." Features a new but equally noteworthy cast.

Distribution

CBS/Fox Video, 1330 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10019, Phone: (212)373-4800, Toll-free: 800-800-4369, Fax: (212)373-4803, Remarks: Does not handle retail queries from consumers; contact your local video distributor.

Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 165 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Disaster Flicks, Fires, Elevators, L.A., Top Grossing Films of 1974, Terror in Tall Buildings, Architects & Architecture
Screenplay
Stirling Silliphant
Cast
Steve McQueen, Paul Newman, William Holden, Faye Dunaway, Fred Astaire, Jennifer Jones, Richard Chamberlain, Susan Blakely, O.J. Simpson, Robert Vaughn, Robert Wagner
Cinematography
Joseph Biroc, Fred W. Koenekamp
Director
John Guillermin, Irwin Allen
Music
John Williams
Producer
20th Century-Fox

Awards

Oscars 1974: Cinematog., Film Editing, Song ("We May Never Love Like This Again"); British Acad. 1975: Support. Actor (Astaire); Golden Globes 1975: Support. Actor (Astaire).

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