Tom Horn / Towering Inferno / Bullitt / The Cinncinatti / Never So Few DVD

Tom Horn / Towering Inferno / Bullitt / The Cinncinatti / Never So Few DVD
Tom Horn / Towering Inferno / Bullitt / The Cinncinatti / Never So Few DVD Tom Horn / Towering Inferno / Bullitt / The Cinncinatti / Never So Few DVD
Tom Horn:
The saga of Tom Horn - a real life "enforcer" of Old West days - held a particular fascination for another legend. Hollywood icon Steve McQueen starred in and executive produced what would be his next-to-last movie, a gritty, exciting recreation of Horn's latter-day career in a turn-of-the-century West where gentler ways supplanted the law of the gun - and Horn would be an unwitting victim of that change.

The Towering Inferno:
The world's tallest building is skyscraping testimony to ingenuity and innovation. In the hands of "Master of Disaster" film producer Irwin Allen (The Poseidon Adventure), it's also the world's tallest matchstick. An all-star cast gathers for this tall story of lofty dimensions: eight Academy Award nominations and three Oscars. On the night of the building's dedication, fire erupts, trapping people on the upper floors... and igniting multiple tales of heroism and loss involving a firefighter (Steve McQueen), an architect (Paul Newman) and others caught in the steel-and-glass inferno (including William Holden, Faye Dunaway, Fred Astaire and Jennifer Jones). With Star power, pyrotechnics and suspense in abundance, The Towering Inferno sizzled at box offices worldwide.

Bullitt:
Detective Frank Bullitt's new assignment seems routine: protecting a star witness for an important trial. But before the night is out, the witness lies dying, and the cool, no nonsense Bullitt (Steve McQueen) won't rest until the shooters - and the kingpin pulling their strings - are nailed. From opening shot to closing shootout, Bullitt crackles with authenticity: on-location San Francisco filming, crisp dialogue and to-the-letter police, hospital and morgue prodcedures. An Oscar winner for Best Film Editing (1968), this razor-edged thriller features one of cinema history's most memorable car chases. Buckle up... and brace for unbeatable action.

The Cincinnati Kid:
A few words for anyone who sits at the poker table with the Kid: Read 'em and weep. Steve McQueen brings his cool fire to the role of The Cincinnati Kid, a small-timer, eager to take his chances in high-stakes poker. He gets his chance. Regal, ruthless Lancey Howard (Edward G. Robinson), the elite gambler called the Man, accepts the Kid's challenge. Norman Jewison (In The Heat Of The Night, Moonstruck) directs this taut exploration of back-room gaming, building suspense with each turn of a card. And Ann-Margret, Karl Malden, Rip Torn, National Board of Review Best Supporting Actress Award-winner Joan Blondell and many, many more comprise a full house of talent. Grab a chair and ante up.

Never So Few:
In his first big budget film, Steve McQueen was ready to grab the movie world's attention. McQueen plays Bill Ringa, on of the O.S.S. combatants harassing the enemy in World War II Burma. Sinatra is Capt. Tom Reynolds, leading the guerrilla fighters and risking court martial while doing so. Also among Never So Few's many are Charles Bronson, Peter Lawford and in her first Hollywood film Gina Lollobrigida.
Specifications
Aspect Ratio2.35:1
Aspect Ratio1.85:1
Aspect Ratio2.40:1
Aspect Ratio1.33:1
AudioEnglish Dolby Digital 5.1, French Mono 1.0, Italian Mono 1.0
BBFC15
Case TypeBoxset Amaray
CastCharles Bronson,Dean Jones,Don Gordon,Ann-Margret,Bert Williams,Bill Thurman,Billy Green Bush,Bobby Bass,Brian Donlevy,Cab Calloway,Carl Reindel,Tuesday Weld,Vic Tayback,Whit Bissell,William Holden,Jack Collins,Jack Weston,Jacqueline Bisset,James Kline,Jeff Corey,Jennifer Jones,Joan Blondell,John Hoyt,Norman Burton,Norman Fell,OJ Simpson,Pat Renella,Paul Henreid,Paul Newman,Peter Canon,Peter Lawford,Philip Ahn,Richard Chamberlain,Richard Fancy,Richard Johnson,Richard Lupino,Rip Torn,Robert Bray,Robert Duvall,Robert Lipton,Robert Vaughn,Robert Wagner,Ron Soble,Milton Selzer,Roy Jenson,Sheila Allen,Simon Oakland,Slim Pickens,Steve McQueen,Steve Oliver,Susan Blakely,Susan Flannery,Theodore Marcuse,Justin Tarr,Karl Malden,Karl Swenson,Kipp Hamilton,Linda Evans,Ed Peck,Edward G Robinson,Elisha Cook Jr,Emile Genest,Faye Dunaway,Felice Orlandi,Fred Astaire,Geoffrey Lewis,Georg Stanford Brown,Gina Lollobrigida,Harry Northup
ColourColour
DirectorNorman Jewison,William Wiard,Peter Yates,John Sturges,John Guillermin
Discs5
FormatDVD
HOH (Hard of Hearing)Yes
IFCO15
LanguageFrench
LanguageItalian
LanguageEnglish
RegionDVD 2
Released2013-01-01
Run Time578
SubtitleArabic
SubtitleBulgarian
SubtitleDutch
SubtitleEnglish
SubtitleFrench
SubtitleItalian
SubtitleRomanian
Year1959

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