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Fire! (1977 film)

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Director  Earl Bellamy
Music director  Richard LaSalle
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Language  English
5.2/10 IMDb

Genre  Drama, Action
Producer  Irwin Allen
Country  United States
Fire! (1977 film) movie poster
Release date  1977 (1977)
Writer  Norman Katkov (story), Norman Katkov (teleplay), Arthur Weiss (teleplay)
Cast  Ernest Borgnine (Sam Brisbane), Vera Miles (Martha Wagner), Patty Duke (Dr. Peggy Wilson (as Patty Duke Astin)), Alex Cord (Dr. Alex Wilson), Donna Mills (Harriett Malone), Lloyd Nolan (Doc Bennett)
Similar movies  The Poseidon Adventure, Earthquake, Meteor, Jurassic World, San Andreas, Spy
Tagline  Another burning sensation from the producer of the Towering Inferno.

Fire! is a 1977 American made-for-television action-drama disaster film produced by Irwin Allen starring Ernest Borgnine, Vera Miles, Patty Duke Astin, Alex Cord, Donna Mills, Lloyd Nolan, Neville Brand, Ty Hardin and Erik Estrada. It was directed by Earl Bellamy, who directed another made-for-TV disaster film one year before titled Flood!.

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Plot

The film's plot is about a convict (Neville Brand) who escapes from an Oregon road gang and starts a fire in a forest, which goes out of control and threatens to destroy a small mountain community. Involved are a lumber mill owner named Sam (Ernest Borgnine); Martha (Vera Miles), the widowed operator of a forest lodge; a teacher (Donna Mills) on a class outing; a country doctor (Lloyd Nolan); and a young couple (Patty Duke Astin and Alex Cord) whose shaky marriage is healed when battling the blaze brings out their better natures.

Cast

  • Ernest Borgnine as Sam Brisbane
  • Vera Miles as Martha Wagner
  • Patty Duke Astin as Dr. Peggy Wilson
  • Alex Cord as Dr. Alex Wilson
  • Donna Mills as Harriett Malone
  • Lloyd Nolan as Doc Bennett
  • Neville Brand as Larry Durant
  • Ty Hardin as Walt Fleming
  • Gene Evans as Dan Harter
  • Erik Estrada as Frank
  • Michelle Stacy as Judy
  • Production

    The film was directed in the cities of Silverton and Yamhill, in Oregon.

    Release

    Fire! premiered on May 8, 1977 on NBC on two-hours length; it was later cut to ninety minutes and rerun in tandem with another TV disaster movie, Flood!, also produced by Irwin Allen.

    Titles around the world

  • Det flammande helvevet (Sweden)
  • El bosque en llamas (Spain)
  • Horizons en flammes (France)
  • Horizont in Flammen (West Germany)
  • Krwawe pieklo (Poland)
  • Ti nyhta pou oi ouranoi epiasan fotia (Greece)
  • Tuhoavat liekit (Finland)
  • References

    Fire! (1977 film) Wikipedia
    Fire! (1977 film) IMDb Fire! (1977 film) themoviedb.org


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