The Towering Inferno
Country of Origin: United States
Production year: 1974
Directors: Irwin Allen, John Guillermin
Rating: Rating
UPC [Locale]: 024543-600008
Running time: 2:45 (165 Min.)
Casetype: HD Slim
Format: 2.35:1 Widescreen
DVD-Format: Single-Sided, Double-Layered
Released: July 14, 2009
Collection type: Owned (#3107)
Status: Available
Purchase date: July 16, 2009
Purchase price: Hidden
Review (movie): 10 / 10
Review (video): 9 / 10
Overview
Excitement reaches new heights in this Blu-ray release of The Towering Inferno which is packed with hours of explosive extras, including 33 Extended and Deleted Scenes, 9 Featurettes, 6 Storyboards Comparisons, Still Galleries, Promotional Materials and more!

Paul Newman, Steve McQueen, William Holden and Faye Dunaway blaze a trail of action and suspense in this 1974 Oscar®-winning* escape adventure about a sky-high building dedication ceremony that turns deadly when faulty wiring ignites a raging fire below!

*Cinematography, Editing and Best Song
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The Towering Inferno
Misc.
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Genres
Action
Drama
Disaster
Studios
Production Studios:
 • Twentieth Century-Fox
 • Warner Bros. Pictures
Media Companies:
 • Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment
Audio format
English  DTS HD Master Audio 5.1
English  Dolby Digital 4.0
English  Dolby Digital Surround
Spanish  Dolby Digital 2-Channel Stereo
Commentary  Dolby Digital 2-Channel Stereo
Subtitles
English
French
Spanish
Tags
Movie
Discs
# Description A B DS DL A DL B
1Main Feature
Features
 • Scene Access
 • Feature Trailers
 • Featurettes
 • Commentary
 • Deleted Scenes
 • Interviews
 • Storyboard Comparisons
 • Gallery
 • D-Box Motion Code
Crew
Action Sequences
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
Action Sequences
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
Emile 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....sings We May Never Love Like This Again