City on Fire 42 years old

What Happened to Them Could Happen to You ... In Any City Anywhere!

City on Fire

A pyromaniac, ex-employee of a city oil refinery creates an explosion at the facility which starts a chain-reaction of fires that engulf the entire city.

Credits

City on Fire Cast

Name Character
Shelley Winters She was 59, 85 years old when she died as Nurse Andrea Harper
Henry Fonda He was 74, 77 years old when he died as Fire Chief Albert Risley
Leslie Nielsen He was 53, 84 years old when he died as Mayor William Dudley
Ava Gardner She was 56, 67 years old when she died as Maggie Grayson
James Franciscus He was 45, 57 years old when he died as Jimbo
Cec Linder He was 58, 71 years old when he died as Councilman Paley
Jefferson Mappin as Beezer
Donald Pilon He was 38, now 81 years old as Dr. Matwick
Barry Newman He was 40, now 83 years old as Dr. Frank Whitman
Terry Haig as Terry James
Richard Donat He was 38, now 80 years old as Fire Captain Harrison Risley
Jonathan Welsh He was 32, 57 years old when he died as Herman Stover
Earl Pennington as Mr. Clark
Sonny Forbes as Tom
Mavor Moore He was 60, 87 years old when he died as John O'Brien
Susan Clark She was 39, now 82 years old as Diana Brockhurst-Lautrec

City on Fire Crew

Name Department
David P. Lewis as Writer. He was 159 (64) years old when He died Writing
Claude Héroux as Producer. He was 37 (now 80) years old Production
René Verzier as Director of Photography. He was 45 (now 88) years old Camera
Harold Greenberg as Executive Producer. He was 49 (66) years old when He died Production
Sandy Howard as Executive Producer. She was 52 (80) years old when She died Production
Alvin Rakoff as Director. He was 52 (now 95) years old Directing
Céline La Frenière as Writer. Writing
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City on Fire (42 years)

What Happened to Them Could Happen to You ... In Any City Anywhere!

  • Release day: Wednesday, July 11, 1979
  • Runtime: 106 minutes