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Allen, Irwin 1916-1991

Overview
Works: 303 works in 462 publications in 6 languages and 6,422 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Interviews  Juvenile works  Fiction  Sea stories  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Documentary television programs 
Roles: Producer, Production personnel, Director, Author of screenplay, Conceptor, Film editor, Performer, Creator, Photographer, Scenarist, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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posthumous Publications by Irwin Allen, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Irwin Allen
The towering inferno by John Guillermin ( Visual )
28 editions published between 1974 and 2010 in English and Italian and held by 979 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On the night of the dedication ceremony of the world's tallest skyscraper, a raging blaze breaks out, threatening the party-goers
The Poseidon adventure by Ronald Neame ( Visual )
22 editions published between 1972 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 959 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A group of passengers struggle to survive and escape when their ocean liner completely capsizes at sea
Lost in space ( Visual )
5 editions published in 1998 in English and French and held by 587 WorldCat member 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
Voyage to the bottom of the sea Fantastic voyage by Irwin Allen ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1961 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 321 WorldCat member 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
Irwin Allen's Lost in space ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 251 WorldCat member 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 by John Farrow ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tension: A drugstore manager turns attempted killer after his conniving wife leaves him for another man. He devises a complex plan, which involves assuming a new identity, to make it look like someone else murdered her new boyfriend. Things take an unexpected turn when someone else commits the murder first and he becomes the prime suspect
Five weeks in a balloon ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1985 and 2007 in English and Multiple languages and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two men race across uncharted African territory in a unicorn-shaped balloon, accompanied by a playboy American reporter
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's The lost world ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member 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 )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member 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
The time tunnel ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member 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
Voyage to the bottom of the sea ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member 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
Pioneers of television ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member 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
Voyage to the bottom of the sea ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member 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 ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member 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 84 WorldCat member 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
Voyage to the bottom of the sea ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member 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
Voyage to the bottom of the sea ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member 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
Lost in space ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The reluctant stowaway: In this re-edited pilot, Dr. Zachary Smith is trapped aboard the ship, now called "Jupiter 2," while programming the ship's robot to sabotage the mission. Before Don immobilizes the robot, the vessel enters hyperdrive and leaves the galaxy, becoming Lost in Space. With enemy agent Smith aboard, the Robinsons' journey (reduced to 5 1/2 years in this verson) is more hazardous than ever. It is his weight that throws the ship off course, and his sabotage that turns the robot into a destructive menace for this and the next few episodes. John Robinson, making repairs outside the ship, drifts helplessly into space in the series' first cliffhanger
Voyage to the bottom of the sea by Theodore Sturgeon ( Book )
4 editions published between 1961 and 1964 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lost in space ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Season 2 finds the Robinsons and Dr. Smith embarking on more adventures through strange worlds
 
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