THE TOWERING INFERNO
Steve McQueen, Paul Newman, William Holden, Faye Dunaway
Columbia Pictures; Directed by John Guillerman and Irwin Allen
Rated PG; 165 minutes; 1974
Flames consume the world’s tallest skyscraper. While most of the tenants of the building manage to escape, socialites gathered on the top floor of this towering inferno fear for their lives. Architect Doug Roberts (Paul Newman) and firefighter Michael O’Hallorhan (Steve McQueen) plan a daring rescue.