Picks and Pans Review: The Towering Inferno

updated 02/18/1980 AT 01:00 AM EST

originally published 02/18/1980 AT 01:00 AM EST

NBC (9-11 p.m. ET)

Producer Irwin Allen's 1974 thriller about a fiery high rise is a classic of the genre. The cast wasn't bad either: Steve McQueen, Paul Newman, Faye Dunaway, Fred Astaire, William Holden and Richard Chamberlain are among the shakers and bakers. Part two airs the same time tomorrow.


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