Earthquake (1974)

Director : Mark Robson

Genre : Action, Drama, Thriller

Cast : : , Charlton Heston as Stewart Graff , Ava Gardner as Remy Royce-Graff , George Kennedy as Sgt. Lew Slade , Lorne Greene as Sam Royce , Geneviève Bujold as Denise Marshall (as Genevieve Bujold) , Richard Roundtree as Miles Quade , Marjoe Gortner as Jody , Barry Sullivan as Dr. Willis Stockle , Lloyd Nolan as Dr. James Vance , Victoria Principal as Rosa Amici , Walter Matthau as Drunk (as Walter Matuschanskayasky) , Monica Lewis as Barbara , Gabriel Dell as Sal Amici , Pedro Armendáriz Jr. as Officer Emilio Chavez (as Pedro Armendariz Jr.) , Lloyd Gough as Bill Cameron

Plot : Various stories of a lot of human beings since an earthquake of un-imagineable magnitude smacks Los Angeles.

Run Time : 123 min | USA:160 min (TV version) | Canada:121 min (Ontario)

Country : USA

Language : English

Filming Locations : 1329 Carroll Avenue, Central Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA

Company : The Filmakers Group

Trivia : A sequel, “Earthquake II”, was planned, with a foremost essay of the commentary was written by George Fox, who wrote the commentary because “Earthquake”, however it on no account blowed in into development. The sequel follows quite a lot of of the surviving modus vivendis of the original: George Kennedy; Victoria Principal; Richard Roundtree with Gabriel Dell, for they tranquil inside San Francisco. The multi-tiered blueprint centers on a division of scientists aiming to predict expected earthquakes on the west coast, a corrupt builder constructing pricey looming apartments on unstable land, with the important modus vivendis adjusting to latest love affairs (Kennedy with Principal) with latest interest ventures (Roundtree with Dell). An unexpected, large earthquake smacks off the beach of San Francisco, leveling the city, for a tsunami threatens to washing the Bay Area off the map. Completed inside late-1975, the commentary went done channels at Universal (up to Sid Sheinberg) with the venture was full of zip wide awake till early-1977 (“EQII” with Rollercoaster (1977) were inside pre-production simultaneously) however “EQII” venture was killed. This important commentary was lately detected inside 2005 with facts are obtainable on “www.earthquakemovie.com”.

Goofs : Audio/visual unsynchronized: If you catch the soundtrack precisely the end lot the screams in addition to shouts at several the arena in the earthquake scenes are the identical looped far more than in addition to far more than again.

Tag Lines : An Event…
When the big one finally hits L.A.

Plot Summary : Construction Engineer Stuart Graff is estranged derive pleasure his jealously possessive wife, Remy, along with has an problem also Denise Marshall, the widow of a co-worker. Meanwhile, Remy struggles to sway her father, Sam Royce, who is Stuart’s employer, to path his touch upon to discontinue Stuart derive pleasure beholding Denise. Rogue policeman Lew Slade is immersed derive pleasure the L.A.P.D. given that creating punched an obtuse officer derive pleasure one more jurisdiction. Embittered, Slade contemplates falling by the wayside the monitor force. Jody, a perverted grocery manager, lusts following Rosa Amici, female family member of Sal, the coworker to Miles Quade, an aspiring daredevil motor cyclist. The lives of the entirety these groups of people are ruined once a key earthquake rips ended Los Angeles along with reduces the city to ruins.

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