Earthquake

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Various stories of various people as an earthquake of un-imagineable magnitude hits los angeles.

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Studio Universal
SKU 202424171
UPC 025193046925
UPC 14 00025193046925
Format DVD
Keywords
1970s
Action
Adventure
All-Star
Blockbuster
California
Disaster
Disasters
Escape
Essential Cinema
Hollywood
Los Angeles, California
Love Affairs
Love Triangles
Recommended
Special Effects
Suspense
Theatrical Release
Thriller
Editors Note
Note This essential 1970s disaster epic, with a script co-authored by Mario Puzo (THE GODFATHER), centers around a devastating earthquake in Los Angeles and the shocking aftermath it causes. The all-star cast is led by Charleton Heston as a construction engineer whose marital problems supply him with plentiful stress before the quake even hits. The film was presented theatrically with a sound process known as "Sensurround," which caused cinemas to physically vibrate during quake sequences.
Plot Summary
Summary The lives of several Angelenos are shaken up when the Big One hits Los Angeles. Heading the gigantic, star-studded cast is Charlton Heston as an adulterous engineer and Ava Gardner as his jealous wife. Other characters include an Evel Knievel-like daredevil, a psychotic grocery store manager, and a hot-tempered cop -- all of whom respond to the disaster in a variety of ways, ranging from heroic to deranged. ^|
Memorable Quotes
Quote "I know you'll laugh, but -- I think we're going to have a really big quake."
Reviews
Entertainment Weekly "They really don't make 'em like this anymore." -- Rating: B 09/09/1994 p.90,"There wasn't a boy in the 1970s who didn't get all giddy over this pleasing and plot-light demolition derby..." 06/04/2004 p.35
Directors
Mark Robson
Actors
George Kennedy
Geneviève Bujold
Richard Roundtree
Marjoe Gortner
Cast & Crew
Alexander Golitzen - Production Designer
Ava Gardner - Actor
Burton Miller - Costume Designer
Charlton Heston - Actor
Dorothy Spencer - Editor
Jennings Lang - Executive Producer
John Williams - Original Music By
Lorne Greene - Actor
Mark Robson - Director
Mark Robson - Producer
Philip Lathrop - Cinematographer
Walter Matthau - Actor
Technical Info
Original Release Date 1974
Catalog ID 30469
UPC 00025193046925
Number of Discs 1
Running Time 123 minutes
Color Color
Original Language English
Available Subtitles English, French, Spanish
Available Audio Tracks English, Spanish Dubbed
Aspect Ratio
Anamorphic Widescreen  2.35:1
Awards
Golden Globe (1975) Earthquake, Nominee, Best Picture - Drama
Oscar (1975) Ronald Pierce, Winner, Best Sound
British Academy Awards (1975) Ronald Pierce, Nominee, Best Sound Track
Reviews
ReviewSource BBC
Review But however interesting the players are, the audience is only there to see maximum mayhem and on that score "Earthquake" really delivers. The Oscar-winning visual effects still impress 25 years on and the specially developed 'Sensurround' works a real treat on a home cinema system.
ReviewDate
ReviewPage
Reviewer Almar Haflidason
ReviewRating 8
Features
DVD
Product Attributes
Actor Heston,Charlton
Label Mca Home Video
Music Format DVD
Video Format DVD
Quotes
BBC Film Review The Oscar-winning visual effects still impress 25 years on...

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