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.
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.
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).
English and Spanish language soundtracks; English or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
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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