• The Towering Inferno

    1974. USA. John Guillermin. 165 min.

Thursday, March 4, 2010, 4:30 p.m.

Theater 2 (The Roy and Niuta Titus Theater 2), T2

  • The Towering Inferno

    1974. USA. Directed by John Guillermin. Screenplay by Stirling Silliphant, based on The Tower, by Richard Martin Stern, and The Glass Inferno, by Thomas N. Scortia, Frank M. Robinson. With Steve McQueen, Paul Newman, William Holden. The world’s tallest building catches fire on its opening night, placing its occupants in mortal peril. With their cavalcades of stars and stunning special effects, over-the-top disaster spectacles such as The Towering Inferno were satirized by Burton in Mars Attacks! 165 min.

In the Film exhibition Tim Burton and the Lurid Beauty of Monsters

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