Paul Newman, the tribute collection. The towering inferno [videorecording] / Twentieth Century Fox and Warner Bros. present Irwin Allen's production ; screenplay by Stirling Silliphant ; produced by Irwin Allen ; directed by John Guillermin.
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|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|Peabody PL - Columbia City||DVD DRAMA (Text)||30403001754639||DVD - Drama||Available||-|
- Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (165 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
- Edition: Special ed.
- Publisher: Beverly Hills, Calif. : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, c2009.
|General Note:|| Based on the novels "The tower" by Richard Martin Stern and "The glass inferno" by Thomas N. Scortia and Frank M. Robinson.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1974.
Released as part of the set titled Paul Newman, the tribute collection.
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 writer: 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.
|Creation/Production Credits Note:|| Director of photography, Fred Koenekamp ; music, John Williams.
|Participant or Performer Note:|| Steve McQueen, Paul Newman, William Holden, Faye Dunaway, Fred Astaire, Susan Blakely, Richard Chamberlain, Jennifer Jones, O.J. Simpson, Robert Vaughn, Robert Wagner.
|Summary, etc.:|| On the night of the dedication ceremony of the world's tallest skyscraper, a raging blaze breaks out, threatening the party-goers.
|Target Audience Note:|| MPAA rating: Rated PG.
|System Details Note:|| DVD, widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; dual-layer; Dolby Digital 4.0, 5.1 (English), mono. (Spanish).
|Language Note:|| English and Spanish language soundtracks; English or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
|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).
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