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The Towering Inferno (1974)

Fred Astaire as "Harlee Claiborne"

Classic 1970s disaster movie about a fire that breaks out in a state-of-the-art San Francisco high-rise building during the opening ceremony attended by a host of A-list guests. An overworked fire chief and the building's architect must cooperate in the struggle to save lives and subdue panic while a corrupt, cost-cutting contractor tries to evade responsibility for the disaster.

British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1975) Won Supporting Actor
Academy Award (1974) Nominated Best Supporting Actor
Golden Globe (1974) Won Best Performance By an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture


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