...and wondering if movies like this (star studded-actual A-listers-multimillion dollar, disaster flicks) could get made nowadays, I also learned a few things.
Fires can get started all of a sudden and have their own will power, it didn't just happen in "Silly Symphonies".
Faye Dunaway and Paul Newman might have inspired "Afternoon Delight"
The taller you build them, the harder they fall. What's G-d's issue with downsizing human achievements in movies? This one makes a point out of having every character point out how indestructible the building is ("Titanic" much?).
Faye Dunaway was HOT!
Jennifer Jones could've played Dame Elizabeth Taylor.
Faye Dunaway in distress was equally hot.
Nobody exuded raw, macho, sexiness and charm like these two.
Damn were they blue.
If a phallic object gets increasingly hotter for a certain amount of time it will end up releasing fluid.