Allen, Irwin 1916-1991
Most widely held works about Irwin Allen
Most widely held works by Irwin Allen
The towering inferno ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1974 and 2010 in English and held by 672 libraries worldwide
On the night of the dedication ceremony of the world's tallest skyscraper, a raging blaze breaks out, threatening the party-goers.
Lost in space ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 659 libraries worldwide
"The year is 2058. With the earth's resources severely depleted human survival depends upon 'The Jupiter Mission.' This daring plan will launch an entire family--the Robinsons--into the farthest reaches of hyperspace to colonize 'Alpha Prime, ' the only other habitable planet in the galaxy. But when a stowaway sabotages the mission, the Robinsons find themselves hurtling through uncharted space, facing alien invaders, time-warp wonders and non-stop excitement."--Container.
The Poseidon adventure ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 626 libraries worldwide
Ten survivors struggle to reach safety after an ocean liner capsizes in mid sea.
Irwin Allen's Lost in space. The complete first season ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 215 libraries worldwide
In 1997, Professor John Robinson along with his wife and three children, and Major Don West are chosen to establish a colony on the third planet of the Alpha Centauri system. As they leave Earth, Dr. Zachary Taylor, a sabateur, is trapped aboard the ship, and his extra weight means the ship can't reach Alpha Centauri. Now the ship is lost, and they fight for survival as they search for the way home.
Where danger lives ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 214 libraries worldwide
Where danger lives: Jeff Cameron, a young intern at the beginning of his career, who links his destiny to that of a patient who is brought to the hospital after a suicide attempt. Jeff dumps the secure, rather plain nurse Julie, for the passionate but perplexing Margo. Confused and caught up in Margo's deceptions, Jeff loses his sense of reality and finds himself fleeing with her for the Mexican border.
Five weeks in a balloon ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and held by 190 libraries worldwide
Fergusson leads a journey via hot-air balloon in order to claim a remote area in Africa for England. Joining him in the trek are a reporter, a goofy professor, and the professor's assistant. Along the way they encounter many obstacles and deadly danger.
Voyage to the bottom of the sea Fantastic voyage ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 168 libraries worldwide
Voyage to the bottom of the sea: Admiral Nelson takes scientists in his futuristic atomic submarine to explode a belt of radiation. Fantastic voyage: Follows the treacherous voyage of five scientists who are reduced to microscopic size and injected into the bloodstream of an injured Czechoslovak scientist to remove a cerebral blood clot which must be repaired from inside the brain.
Voyage to the bottom of the sea ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1985 and 2003 in English and held by 162 libraries worldwide
Navy Admiral Nelson takes scientists in his futuristic atomic submarine to explode a belt of radiation.
The Poseidon adventure ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1972 and 2010 in English and held by 147 libraries worldwide
One of the most gripping disaster films of all time follows ten survivors as they struggle to escape from an ocean liner capsized by a tidal wave. Suspenseful terror, combined with the victims' intimate and personal stories, results in compelling and heart-stopping drama.
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's The lost world ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1960 and 2007 in English and held by 137 libraries worldwide
English zoology professor George Edward Challenger discovers a "lost world" of Jurassic reptiles isolated within the thick, unexplored Amazon. To prove their existence, he organizes a group expedition with playboy Lord Roxton, American socialites Jennifer Holmes, her brother David Holmes, news writer and photographer Ed Malone and Challenger's colleague and rival Professor Walter Summerlee. Local pilot Gomez and travel guide Costa lead the pack on an awesome havoc-wreaking adventure where dinosaurs from long ago still roam free.
Irwin Allen's Voyage to the bottom of the sea ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 133 libraries worldwide
A routine scientific expedition to the North Pole turns into a race to save all mankind when a radiation belt in space causes a fiery inferno on Earth. The crew of atomic submarine Seaview battle saboteurs, giant-sea creatures, and enemy submarines.
Voyage to the bottom of the sea. Season one, vol. one ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 126 libraries worldwide
The crew of the SSRN Seaview has been sent on a mission to discover the secrets of the ocean. However, their scientific work is often interrupted by monsters, evil scientists, spies and more.
The time tunnel. Volume one ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 112 libraries worldwide
Scientists Tony Newman and Doug Phillips are the young heads of Project Tic-Toc, a multi-billion dollar government installation buried beneath the desert. They have invented a Time Tunnel, which will allow people to travel through time and space. While testing the tunnel for an impatient senator who wants to cancel the project, Newman and Phillips become trapped in time, and each week coincidentally find themselves at the site of an important historical event, be it the Siege of Troy, the sinking of the Titanic or an assassination attempt on President Lincoln.
The time tunnel. Volume two ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 89 libraries worldwide
"Determined to prove that Project Tic Toc was capable of sending humans through time, Dr. Tony Newman and Dr. Doug Phillips entered the project's time tunnel before final tests were completed. Now, caught in time and unable to return home, the two scientists battle to stay alive as the Vortex of Time thrusts them into the middle of some of the most significant events in world history. But even more important, as the time travelers encounter famous and influential people of the past, they must make sure their actions don't inadvertently change history and alter the future"--Box.
When time ran out ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in English and held by 65 libraries worldwide
A South Pacific island's dormant volcano unexpectedly erupts in fury. Tourists are surprised by a volcanic eruption in a lonesome hotel in the Caribic. Shelby Gilmore is the hotel owner who ignores all the warnings and advises his guests to wait for a rescue team. Hank is a wildcat oil driller who gathers a small group of followers and heads toward higher ground. Kay Kirby is a PR executive who must choose between the two men.
Pioneers of television. Science fiction ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 61 libraries worldwide
"Storytellers Gene Roddenberry, Irwin Allen, and Rod Serling created the storylines and characters behind the best-loved futuristic television of their time."--Container.
Lost in space ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in English and held by 58 libraries worldwide
No place to hide (on this rarely seen pilot): Colonists John and Maureen Robinson, their three children, and assistant Don West leave earth for Alpha Centauri on a century-long flight aboard spaceship "Gemini 12." Knocked off course by a meteor storm, the expedition crashes on an unknown world and the castaways explore their new home.
Voyage to the bottom of the sea by Theodore Sturgeon ( Book )
3 editions published between 1961 and 1964 in English and held by 47 libraries worldwide
Voyage to the bottom of the sea. Season three, volume one ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 47 libraries worldwide
As the SSRN Seaview's ongoing mission continues, her crew boldly defends the free world from the enemies of mankind, battling sinister foreign powers, deadly sea creatures, deranged scientists bent on world domination, and the immiment threat of nuclear doomsday.
Voyage to the bottom of the sea. Season three, volume two ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 45 libraries worldwide
Even in an undersea realm fraught with peril, no mission is too dangerous for the crew of the Seaview, a futuristic, technologically enhanced research submarine commissioned to defend the free world from hostile powers. As their peacekeeping mission intensifies, Admiral Nelson, Commander Crane, and their crew face a formidable onslaught of insidious enemies, from hostile aliens from distant galaxies and monstrous creatures from the deep, to waxen doppelgangers and the imminent threat of nuclear doomsday.
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