The Towering Inferno
Special Edition
Country of Origin: United States
Production year: 1974
Directors: Irwin Allen, John Guillermin
Rating: Rating
UPC [Locale]: 024543-231707
Running time: 2:45 (165 Min.)
Casetype: Keep Case, Slip Cover
Format: NTSC, 2.35:1 Anamorphic Widescreen
DVD-Format: Single-Sided, Double-Layered
Released: May 09, 2006
Collection type: Owned (#2295)
Status: Available
Purchase date: May 20, 2006
Purchase price: Hidden
Review (movie): 10 / 10
Review (video): 10 / 10
Overview
Excitement reaches new heights in this all-new Special Edition DVD release of The Towering Inferno. Packed with hours of explosive extras, including audio commentaries, dozens of extended/deleted scenes, in-depth featurettes and much more, this must-own 2-disc set towers above the rest! Paul Newman, Steve McQueen, William Holden and Faye Dunaway blaze a trail of action and suspense in this 1974 Oscar®-winning (Cinematography, Editing and Best Song) escape adventure about a sky-high building dedication ceremony that turns deadly when faulty wiring ignites a raging fire below!
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Misc.
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Genres
Adventure
Drama
Disaster
Studios
Production Studios:
 • Twentieth Century Fox
 • Warner Bros. Pictures
Media Companies:
 • Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment
Audio format
English  Dolby Digital Surround
English  Dolby Digital Surround
Spanish  Dolby Digital Mono
Commentary  Dolby Digital Surround
Subtitles
English
Spanish
Tags
Movie
Discs
# Description A B DS DL A DL B
1Main Feature
2Bonus Materials
Features
 • Scene Access
 • Feature Trailers
 • Featurettes
 • Commentary
 • Deleted Scenes
 • Interviews
 • Storyboard Comparisons
 • Gallery
 • Closed Captioned
 • Lobby Cards, 36-Page Booklet
Crew
Direction
Irwin Allen....Director
John Guillermin....Director
Writing
Richard Martin Stern....Original Material By
Thomas N. Scortia....Original Material By
Frank M. Robinson....Original Material By
Stirling Silliphant....Screenwriter
Production
Irwin Allen....Producer
Cinematography
Fred Koenekamp....Director of Photography
Joseph Biroc....Director of Photography
Film Editing
Harold F. Kress....Film Editor
Carl Kress....Film Editor
Music
John Williams....Composer
Al Kasha....Song Writer
Joel Hirschhorn....Song Writer
Sound
John Bonner....Sound
Herman Lewis....Production Sound Mixer
Theodore Soderberg....Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Don Hall....Supervising Sound Editor
Art
William Creber....Production Designer
L. B. Abbott....Visual Effects
Paul Zastupnevich....Costume Designer
Ward Preston....Art Director
Emil La Vigne....Make-up Artist
Monte Westmore....Make-up Artist
Cast
Steve McQueen....Chief O'Hallorhan
Paul Newman....Doug Roberts
William Holden....Jim Duncan
Faye Dunaway....Susan
Fred Astaire....Harlee Claiborne
Susan Blakely....Patty
Richard Chamberlain....Simmons
Jennifer Jones....Lisolette
O. J. Simpson....Jernigan
Robert Vaughn....Senator Parker
Robert Wagner....Bigelow
Susan Flannery....Lorrie
Sheila Mathews....Paula Ramsay
Normann Burton....Giddings
Jack Collins....Mayor Ramsay
Don Gordon....Kappy
Felton Perry....Scott
Gregory Sierra....Carlos
Ernie Orsatti....Mark Powers
Dabney Coleman....Deputy Chief #1
Elizabeth Rogers....Lady in Buoy
Ann Leicester....Guest
Norman Grabowski....Flaker
Ross Elliott....Deputy Chief #2
Olan Soulé....Johnson
Carlena Gower....Angela Allbright
Mike Lookinland....Phillip Allbright
Carol McEvoy....Mrs. Allbright
Scott Newman....Young Fireman
Paul Comi....Tim
George Wallace....Chief Officer
Patrick Culliton....Technician
William H. Bassett....Leasing Agent
John Crawford....Callahan
Erik Nelson....Wes
Art Balinger....Announcer
Lcdr. Norman Hicks....Pilot
Ltjg. Thomas Karnahan....Co-Pilot
Maureen McGovern....Singer at Party (uncredited)