The towering inferno
(Blu-ray) 

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Published
Beverly Hills, CA : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, 2009.
Format
Blu-ray
Edition
Blu-ray edition.
Language
English
UPC
024543600008

Notes

General Note
Title from container.
General Note
Based on the novels "The tower" by Richard Martin Stern and "The glass inferno" by Thomas N. Scortia and Frank M. Robinson.
General Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 1974.
General Note
Canadian home video rating: PG.
General Note
Special features: Audio commentary by film historian F.X. Feeney; sceen-specific commentary by Mike Vézina, special effects director on X-Men: the last stand, and Branko Racki, stunt coordinator: Montreal on The day after tomorrow; over 30 extended/deleted scenes; "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; AMC backstory: The towering inferno; storyboard-to-film commparisons; NATO presentation reel; Original "Making of" featurettes; 1977 Irwin Allen interview; original teaser, trailer and The Poseidon adventure trailer; 3 interactive articles from American Cinematographer; still galleries (shot compositions, publicity, behind-the-scenes, conceptual sketches, costumes).
Creation/Production Credits
Music, John Williams.
Participants/Performers
Steve McQueen, Paul Newman, William Holden, Faye Dunaway, Fred Astaire, Susan Blakely, Richard Chamberlain, Jennifer Jones, O.J. Simpson, Robert Vaughn, Robert Wagner.
Description
The opening night gala at the world's tallest building, located in San Francisco, turns deadly for guests who become trapped on the 129th floor when a fire breaks out on the lower levels due to faulty wiring.
Target Audience
MPAA rating: PG.
System Details
Blu-ray; AVC @ 24 MBPS, 50-GB, dual-layer; 1080p High Definition; 5.1 DTS-HD master audio in English; Dolby Digital 4.0 in English; Dolby Digital surround in English; Dolby Digital mono. in Spanish; region A.
System Details
This Blu-ray disc will not play in standard DVD players.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
This Blu-ray disc is copy protected.
Language
Soundtrack in English and Spanish; Subtitles in English, Spanish, and French; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Allen, I., Guillermin, J., Silliphant, S., McQueen, S., Newman, P., Holden, W., Dunaway, F., Astaire, F., Blakely, S., Chamberlain, R., Jones, J., Simpson, O. J., Vaughn, R., Wagner, R., Williams, J., Stern, R. M., Scortia, T. N., & Robinson, F. M. (2009). The towering inferno (Blu-ray edition.). Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Irwin Allen et al.. 2009. The Towering Inferno. Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Irwin Allen et al.. The Towering Inferno Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, 2009.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Allen, Irwin, et al. The Towering Inferno Blu-ray edition., Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, 2009.

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