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Steve McQueen - The Towering Inferno

Synopsis

We have produced a Style Guide to help editors follow a standard format when editing a listing. If you are unsure how best to edit this programme please take a moment to read it.
Concludes the season featuring the great
Hollywood star. Today with Paul Newman
William Holden
Faye Dunaway Fred Astaire
Richard Chamberlain San Francisco's 'Glass Tower' is the pride of the city. At 138 stories high it is the world's tallest skyscraper. Guests, celebrities and dignitaries flock to the inauguration party - unaware that a night of unbelievable terror awaits them. An all-star cast headed by Steve McQueen as the fire chief was assembled for this successful and exciting disaster movie. Screenplay by STIRLING SILLIPHANT
Based on two novels: The Tower by RICHARD MARTIN STERN and The Glass Inferno by THOMAS M SCORTIA and FRANK M ROBINSON
Produced by IRWIN ALLEN
Directed by JOHN GUILLERMIN
* FILMS: page 23

Contributors

Unknown: Paul Newman
Unknown: William Holden
Unknown: Faye Dunaway
Unknown: Fred Astaire
Unknown: Richard Chamberlain
Unknown: Steve McQueen
O'Hallorhan: Steve McQueen
Doug Roberts: Paul Newman
Duncan: William Holden
Susan Franklin: Faye Dunaway
Harlee Claiborne: Fred Astaire
Patty: Susan Blakely
Simmons: Richard Chamberlain
Lisolete: Jennifer Jones
Jernigan: O.J. Simpson
Sen Parker: Robert Vaughn
Dan Bigelow: Robert Wagner






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