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The Towering Inferno (1974) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

John Guillermin

Writing Credits  

Richard Martin Stern ... (novel)
 
Thomas N. Scortia ... (novel) and
Frank M. Robinson ... (novel)
 
Stirling Silliphant ... (screenplay)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

Steve McQueen ... Chief O'Hallorhan
Paul Newman ... Doug Roberts
William Holden ... Jim Duncan
Faye Dunaway ... Susan
Fred Astaire ... Harlee Claiborne
Susan Blakely ... Patty
Richard Chamberlain ... Simmons
Jennifer Jones ... Lisolette
O.J. Simpson ... Jernigan
Robert Vaughn ... Senator Parker
Robert Wagner ... Dan Bigelow
Susan Flannery ... Lorrie
Sheila Allen ... Paula Ramsay (as Sheila Mathews)
Norman Burton ... Giddings (as Normann Burton)
Jack Collins ... Mayor Ramsay
Don Gordon ... Kappy
Felton Perry ... Scott
Gregory Sierra ... Carlos
Ernie F. Orsatti ... Mark Powers (as Ernie Orsatti)
Dabney Coleman ... Deputy Chief #1
Elizabeth Rogers Elizabeth Rogers ... Lady in Buoy
Ann Leicester Ann Leicester ... Guest
Norman Grabowski ... Flaker
Ross Elliott ... Deputy Chief #2
Olan Soule ... Johnson (as Olan Soulé)
Carlena Gower ... Angela Allbright
Mike Lookinland ... Phillip Allbright
Carol McEvoy Carol McEvoy ... Mrs. Allbright
Scott Newman Scott Newman ... Young Fireman
Paul Comi ... Tim
George Wallace ... Chief Officer
Patrick Culliton Patrick Culliton ... Technician
William Bassett ... Leasing Agent (as William H. Bassett)
John Crawford ... Callahan
Erik L. Nelson ... Wes (as Erik Nelson)
Art Balinger ... Announcer
Norman Hicks Norman Hicks ... Pilot (as LCDR. Norman Hicks)
Thomas Karnahan Thomas Karnahan ... Co-Pilot (as LTJG. Thomas Karnahan)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
David Armstrong David Armstrong ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Malcolm Atterbury ... Jeweler (uncredited)
Robert Buckingham Robert Buckingham ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Robert Cole Robert Cole ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Ken DuMain Ken DuMain ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Robert Hitchcock Robert Hitchcock ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Kathryn Janssen Kathryn Janssen ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Dale Johnson Dale Johnson ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Mike Johnson ... Fire Victim in Elevator (uncredited)
Paul King Paul King ... Engineer (uncredited)
Tom Lawrence ... Bigelow's Assistant (uncredited)
Maureen McGovern ... Herself - Singer at Party (uncredited)
John Hugh McKnight ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Clyde McLeod Clyde McLeod ... Party Guest (uncredited)
John Moio ... Security Guard (uncredited)
Jennifer Rhodes ... Janet - Secretary (uncredited)
Leoda Richards ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Hank Robinson ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Robert Strong Robert Strong ... Party Guest (uncredited)
William Traylor William Traylor ... Security Guard in Control Room (uncredited)
John Vick John Vick ... Cab Driver (uncredited)

Produced by 

Irwin Allen ... producer
Sidney Marshall ... associate producer

Music by 

John Williams

Cinematography by 

Fred J. Koenekamp ... director of photography (as Fred Koenekamp)

Film Editing by 

Carl Kress
Harold F. Kress

Casting By 

Jack Baur

Production Design by 

William J. Creber ... (as William Creber)

Art Direction by 

Ward Preston

Set Decoration by 

Raphael Bretton

Costume Design by 

Paul Zastupnevich ... (costumes designed by)

Makeup Department 

Naomi Cavin ... hair stylist
Susan Germaine ... hair stylist
Emile LaVigne ... makeup artist (as Emil La Vigne)
Jean Burt Reilly ... hair stylist
Monty Westmore ... makeup artist (as Monte Westmore)

Production Management 

Norman A. Cook ... unit production manager
Jere Henshaw ... production supervisor: Twentieth Century-Fox
Hal Herman ... executive production manager
Richard Shepherd ... production supervisor: Warner Bros.

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Irwin Allen ... director: action sequences
Newt Arnold ... assistant director (as Newton Arnold)
Phil Ball ... second assistant director
Bob Bender ... second assistant director
Michael Grillo ... assistant director: trainee (as Michael F. Grillo)
Malcolm R. Harding ... assistant director: action sequences (as Malcolm Harding)
Wes McAfee ... assistant director
Donald White ... second assistant director (as Don White)

Art Department 

Tom Cranham ... production illustrator
Dan Goozee ... production illustrator
Nikita Knatz ... production illustrator
Jerry Kobold ... property master: action sequences
Robert McLaughlin ... property master
Joseph Musso ... production illustrator
Steven P. Sardanis ... assistant art director (as Steve Sardanis)
Frank Chapman ... stand-by painter (uncredited)
William Cruse ... set designer (uncredited)
Mike Garcia ... leadman (uncredited)
Ron Greenwood ... assistant property master (uncredited)
Tom Jung ... poster artist (uncredited) / poster designer (uncredited)
William O. King ... prop shop (uncredited)
Edward T. McAvoy ... scenic artist (uncredited)
Benjamin Resella ... scenic artist (uncredited) / scenic designer (uncredited)

Sound Department 

John A. Bonner ... sound supervisor (as John Bonner)
Don Hall ... supervising sound editor
Herman Lewis ... production mixer
Theodore Soderberg ... re-recording mixer
Orrick Barrett ... boom operator (uncredited)
John Speak ... sound mixer: second unit (uncredited)
Bruce Vanover ... cable person (uncredited)

Special Effects by 

A.D. Flowers ... mechanical effects
Logan Frazee ... mechanical effects
Johnny Borgese ... special effects (uncredited)
Gerald Endler ... mechanical effects (uncredited)
Gary L. King ... special effects technician (uncredited)
Jay King ... special effects technician (uncredited)
Robert W. King ... special effects assistant (uncredited)

Visual Effects by 

L.B. Abbott ... special photographic effects
Matthew Yuricich ... matte painter (uncredited)

Stunts 

Paul Stader ... stunt coordinator
Phil Adams ... stunts (uncredited)
M. James Arnett ... stunts (uncredited)
Bruce Paul Barbour ... stunts (uncredited)
Lightning Bear ... stunts (uncredited)
Cody Bearpaw ... stunts (uncredited)
Buff Brady ... stunts (uncredited)
Tony Brubaker ... stunts (uncredited)
Richard E. Butler ... stunts (uncredited)
Hank Calia ... stunts (uncredited)
Mickey Caruso ... stunts (uncredited)
Roydon Clark ... stunts (uncredited)
Erik Cord ... stunts (uncredited)
Everett Creach ... stunts (uncredited)
Roger Creed ... stunts (uncredited)
Paula Crist ... stunts (uncredited)
Dick Crockett ... stunts (uncredited)
Howard Curtis ... stunts (uncredited)
Vince Deadrick Sr. ... stunts (uncredited)
Paula Dell ... stunts (uncredited)
Dick Dial ... stunts (uncredited)
Nick Dimitri ... stunts (uncredited)
Bennie E. Dobbins ... stunts (uncredited)
Larry Duran ... stunts (uncredited)
Bud Ekins ... stunts (uncredited)
Gary Epper ... stunts (uncredited)
Jeannie Epper ... stunts (uncredited)
Stephanie Epper ... stunts (uncredited)
Tony Epper ... stunts (uncredited)
Diamond Farnsworth ... stunts (uncredited)
Lila Finn ... stunts (uncredited)
George Fisher ... stunts (uncredited)
James W. Gavin ... stunts (uncredited)
Mickey Gilbert ... stunts (uncredited)
Sandra Lee Gimpel ... stunts (uncredited)
Orwin C. Harvey ... stunts (uncredited)
Eddie Hice ... stunts (uncredited)
Larry Holt ... stunts (uncredited)
Loren Janes ... stunt double: Steve Mcqueen (uncredited) / stunts (uncredited)
Mike Johnson ... stunt double: Robert Wagner (uncredited) / stunts (uncredited)
Kevin N. Johnston ... stunts (uncredited)
Gene LeBell ... stunts (uncredited)
Julius LeFlore ... stunts (uncredited)
Fred Lerner ... stunts (uncredited)
Lars Lundgren ... stunts (uncredited)
Denver Mattson ... stunts (uncredited)
John Hugh McKnight ... stunts (uncredited)
Steve McQueen ... stunts (uncredited)
Troy Melton ... stunts (uncredited)
John Moio ... stunts (uncredited)
Minor Mustain ... stunt performer (uncredited)
Paul Newman ... stunts (uncredited)
John Nowak ... stunts (uncredited)
Doug O'Dell ... stunts (uncredited)
Ernie F. Orsatti ... stunts (uncredited)
Frank Orsatti ... stunts (uncredited)
Regina Parton ... stunts (uncredited)
Regis Parton ... stunts (uncredited)
Victor Paul ... stunts (uncredited)
Gil Perkins ... stunts (uncredited)
Preston Peterson ... stunts (uncredited)
Bobby Porter ... stunts (uncredited)
Glenn Randall Jr. ... stunts (uncredited)
Frank Reinhard ... stunts (uncredited)
Dar Robinson ... stunts (uncredited)
Walter Robles ... stunts (uncredited)
George Robotham ... stunts (uncredited)
Thomas Rosales Jr. ... stunts (uncredited)
Wally Rose ... stunts (uncredited)
Glynn Rubin ... stunt performer (uncredited)
Russell Saunders ... stunts (uncredited)
Fred Scheiwiller ... stunts (uncredited)
David Sharpe ... stunts (uncredited)
Rodell Sharpe ... stunts (uncredited)
Felix Silla ... stunts (uncredited)
Dean Smith ... stunts (uncredited)
Marilyn Stader ... stunts (uncredited)
Paul Stader ... stunts (uncredited)
Peter Stader ... stunts (uncredited)
Tom Steele ... stunts (uncredited)
Bob Terhune ... stunts (uncredited)
Jack Verbois ... stunts (uncredited)
Richard Washington ... stunts (uncredited)
Chuck Waters ... stunts (uncredited)
Fred Waugh ... stunts (uncredited)
George P. Wilbur ... stunts (uncredited)
James Winburn ... stunts (uncredited)
Bob Yerkes ... stunts (uncredited)
Fred Zendar ... stunts (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department 

Joseph F. Biroc ... director of photography: action sequences (as Joseph Biroc)
Kathy Fields ... still photographer
Orville Hallberg ... camera operator: action sequences
Bill Hannah ... gaffer: action sequences
Thomas Laughridge ... camera operator
John Murray ... key grip
Lou Pazelli ... key grip: action sequences
Gene Stout ... gaffer
Orlando Suero ... still photographer
Ron Anderson ... electrician (uncredited)
Curtis Foster ... rigging gaffer: second unit (uncredited)
Jim Freeman ... cinematographer: San Francisco (uncredited)
Robert Jason ... electrician (uncredited)
Al LaVerde ... grip (uncredited)
Owen Marsh ... camera operator: "b" camera (uncredited)
Frank Redmond ... assistant camera (uncredited)
John Reynolds ... lighting technician (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Wally Harton ... costumer: men (uncredited)
Dick James ... costumer: men (uncredited)
Kathleen McCandless ... costumer: women (uncredited)
Hugh McFarland ... costumer: men (uncredited)

Editorial Department 

William DeNicholas ... assistant film editor
Jack Hooper ... negative cutter
George E. Swink ... post-production coordinator

Music Department 

Leonard A. Engel ... supervising music editor (as Len Engel)
Ted Keep ... scoring mixer
Herbert W. Spencer ... orchestrator (as Herbert Spencer)
Harry Bluestone ... musician: violin (uncredited)
Dennis Budimir ... musician: guitar (uncredited)
Larry Bunker ... musician: percussion (uncredited)
Billy Byers ... orchestrator (uncredited)
Dominick Fera ... musician: clarinet (uncredited)
Artie Kane ... musician: keyboards (uncredited)
Ted Keep ... scoring engineer (uncredited)
Milton Kestenbaum ... musician: bass (uncredited)
Michael Lang ... musician: keyboards (uncredited)
Bernie Kaai Lewis ... musician: guitar (uncredited)
Virginia Majewski ... musician: viola (uncredited)
Richard Nash ... musician: trombone (uncredited)
Ernie Rosecrans ... music preparation (uncredited)
Glen Rosecrans ... music preparation (uncredited)
John Williams ... conductor (uncredited)
Albert Woodbury ... orchestrator (uncredited)

Transportation Department 

Chris Haynes ... driver (uncredited)
Jim Martell ... transportation coordinator (uncredited)

Other crew 

Elizabeth Atkinson ... production assistant
Jack Cavallero ... technical adviser (as Jack Cavallero Battalion Chief S.F.F.D)
Ed Conlon ... technical adviser (as Ed Conlon Chief Eng. T.C.F.)
Albert Gail ... executive assistant to producer
Marie Kenney ... script supervisor
George Leslie ... production controller
Pete Lucarelli ... technical adviser (as Pete Lucarelli Battalion Chief L.A.F.D.)
Steven Marlo ... dialogue coach
Don Morgan ... unit publicist
Esther Stephenson ... script supervisor: action sequences
Art Volpert ... production coordinator
William Welch ... executive assistant to producer
Lewis Wolff ... real estate consultant
Tony Habeeb ... unit publicist (uncredited)
Ann Leicester ... secretary to director (uncredited)
Dick Manchaca ... craft service (uncredited)
Margaret Reeves ... secretary to producer (uncredited)
Edward Summer ... marketing consultant (uncredited)
Sharon Thurgood ... studio teacher (uncredited)

Thanks 

Keith P. Calden ... the producers gratefully acknowledge the cooperation of (as Keith P. Calden Chief of the San Francisco Fire Department)
Raymond M. Hill ... the producers gratefully acknowledge the cooperation of (as Raymond M. Hill Chief of the Los Angeles Fire Department)
Crew verified as complete

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