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  • 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.

  • Strolling along 5th Avenue or going on the bum as A Couple of Swells, Judy Garland and Fred Astaire lead a parade of music (17 Irving Berlin tunes and an Academy Award® winning adaptation score arranged by Johnny Green and Roger Edens) and gotta-dance fun (including Astaire’s Drum Crazy) in this neverending delight co-starring Ann Miller (performing a knockout Shakin’ the Blues Away) and Peter Lawford (gamely crooning The Fella with the Umbrella with Garland). Don’t let this colourful Easter Parade pass you by!