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The Towering Inferno (1974) was a Film directed by John Guillermin and produced by Irwin Allen.

Academy Awards 1974 --- Ceremony Number 47 (source: AMPAS)

Best Supporting ActorFred AstaireNominated
Best Art DirectionArt Direction: William Creber, Ward Preston; Set Decoration: Raphael BrettonNominated
Best CinematographyFred Koenekamp, Joseph BirocWon
Best Film EditingHarold F. Kress, Carl KressWon
Best Music - ScoringJohn WilliamsNominated
Best Music - SongMusic and Lyrics by Al Kasha and Joel HirschhornWon
Best PictureIrwin Allen, ProducerNominated

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Hell in a High-Rise: The Towering Inferno (1974)

By Virginie Pronovost on Oct 8, 2016 From The Wonderful World of Cinema

The 70s was THE golden decade for catastrophe movies. Some of the best ones were made during back then. Think of?Airport, The Poseidon Adventure,?Earthquake?and, of course, The Towering Inferno. It’s on this one, release in 1974, that we will concentrate today. The Towering Inferno was produc... Read full article

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