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West Lafayette PL - West Lafayette DVD TOW (Text) 31951004212400 Main Floor - New Arrivals Checked out 07/23/2017

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  • Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (165, 103 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Widescreen ed.
  • Publisher: Beverly Hills, CA : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2006]

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General Note: Towering inferno based on: The tower / by Richard Martin Stern ; and, The glass inferno / by Thomas N. Scortia and Frank M. Robinson.
Towering inferno also produced by Warner Bros.
Originally released as motion pictures in 1974 (Towering inferno) and 1997 (Volcano).
Features include original theatrical trailers.
Formatted Contents Note: Disc 1. The towering inferno -- Disc 2. Volcano.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Towering inferno: Director, John Guillermin, producer, Irwin Allen, screenplay by Sterling Silliphant, music by John Williams.
Volcano: Director, Mick Jackson, producers, Neal H. Moritz and Andrew Z. Davis, screenplay by Jerome Armstrong and Billy Ray, music by Alan Silvestri.
Participant or Performer Note: Towering inferno: Steve McQueen, Paul Newman, William Holden, Faye Dunaway, Fred Astaire, Susan Blakely, Richard Chamberlain, Jennifer Jones, O.J. Simpson, Robert Vaughn, Robert Wagner.
Volcano: Tommy Lee Jones, Anne Heche, Gaby Hoffmann, Don Cheadle, Keith David.
Summary, etc.: Towering inferno: 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.
Volcano: A raging volcano formed beneath the famed La Brea Tar Pits of Los Angeles begins to rain a storm of deadly fire bombs and white-hot lava upon the city.
Target Audience Note: Towering inferno rated PG. Volcano rated PG-13 for intense scenes of disasters.
System Details Note: DVD ; Dolby digital 5.1 surround, dual layer, region 1.
Language Note: Soundtracks in English, subtitles in English and Spanish. Closed captioned. Volcano also has French soundtrack.
Awards Note: Academy Awards for Towering inferno: 3, Best Cinematography, Best Song ("We May Never Love Like This Again"), Best Editing.
Subject: Skyscrapers > Drama.
Volcanoes > Drama.
Genre: Disaster films.
Feature films.

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