Earthquake
Most recently screened in May 2012
Director: Mark Robson. Cast: Charlton Heston, Geneviève Bujold, Ava Gardner, Lorne Greene, George Kennedy, Marjoe Gortner, Victoria Principal, Richard Roundtree, Lloyd Nolan, Monica Lewis, Barry Sullivan, Walter Matthau, Pedro Armendáriz Jr., Gabriel Dell, Tiger Williams, Kip Niven, John Randolph, Lloyd Gough, Donald Moffat, Donald Mantooth, Bob Cunningham. Screenplay: George Fox and Mario Puzo.
Twitter Capsule: Say what you will about Irwin Allen, Inferno towers over this pegboard, suspense-free affair. Dippy even for its genre.

Photo © 1974 Universal Pictures
Not yet reviewed in full. D+


Academy Award Nominations and Winners:
Best Cinematography: Philip H. Lathrop
Best Art Direction: Alexander Golitzen, E. Preston Ames, and Frank R. McKelvy
Best Film Editing: Dorothy Spencer
Best Sound: Ronald Pierce & Melvin M. Metcalfe, Sr.
Special Achievement Award (Visual Effects): Frank Brendel, Glen Robinson, and Albert Whitlock

Other Awards:
National Board of Review: Best Visual Effects

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