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The Poseidon Adventure (1972) was a Film directed by Ronald Neame and Irwin Allen and produced by Irwin Allen and Steve Broidy.

Academy Awards 1972 --- Ceremony Number 45 (source: AMPAS)

AwardRecipientResult
Best Supporting ActressShelley WintersNominated
Best Art DirectionArt Direction: William Creber; Set Decoration: Raphael BrettonNominated
Best CinematographyHarold E. StineNominated
Best Costume DesignPaul ZastupnevichNominated
Best Film EditingHarold F. KressNominated
SPECIAL ACHIEVEMENT AWARD (Visual Effects)L. B. Abbott, A. D. FlowersWon
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The Poseidon Adventure: Trust in Hackman

By Rick29 on Jun 16, 2014 From Classic Film & TV Cafe

The first--and best--of the 1970s "disaster movies," The Poseidon Adventure has aged well over the years. I sometimes think it gets lumped in with its disaster brethren--The Towering Inferno, Earthquake, etc.--which is a shame, because Poseidon is a superior film that established the formula for tho... Read full article


The Poseidon Adventure (1972)

By Raquel Stecher on Nov 30, -0001 From Out of the Past - A Classic Film Blog

This review is sponsored by DVD Netflix. It's New Year's Eve, and the S.S. Poseidon is on its scheduled final journey. The cruise liner is a few days behind schedule and the captain (Leslie Nielsen) is feeling pressure to speed things up from new owner Linarcos (Fred Sadoff). He wants to make up gr... Read full article


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