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Fire (1977)

Fire! (original title)
A convict starts a fire in a forest to cover his escape, but the fire goes out of control and threatens to destroy a small mountain community.

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A convict starts a fire in a forest to cover his escape, but the fire goes out of control and threatens to destroy a small mountain community.

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One tiny spark sent a whole town screaming in terror. See more »

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8 May 1977 (USA)  »

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Patty Dukes character, a doctor, acts surprised at when told that a boy who appears to be perfectly healthy once had polio. As a physician she would have been aware that only about 1% of cases of polio result in paralysis. See more »

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Run of the mill '70's disaster flick
28 April 1999 | by See all my reviews

"Fire!" came out at the peak of the disaster craze, when studio heads were actually green lighting movies like "Food of the Gods" and "Empire of the Ants". You would think they could get a little more creative with the title. This one centered on a forest fire and a group of children stranded in the middle of it all. Donna Mills is ultra 70's and very polyester. Pretty predictable stuff. This was a TV movie that came out the same time as the equally predictable TV movie "Flood!".


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