The Resource The day the earth stood still, Twentieth Century Fox presents ; produced by Julian Blaustein ; directed by Robert Wise ; screenplay by Edmund H. North, (videorecording)

The day the earth stood still, Twentieth Century Fox presents ; produced by Julian Blaustein ; directed by Robert Wise ; screenplay by Edmund H. North, (videorecording)

Label
The day the earth stood still
Title
The day the earth stood still
Statement of responsibility
Twentieth Century Fox presents ; produced by Julian Blaustein ; directed by Robert Wise ; screenplay by Edmund H. North
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In this influencial sci-fi classic produced in the early 50s, a spaceship lands in Washington, D.C. capturing the attention of the world. But the alien emissary it brings refuses to reveal his mission to any single government, leaving the military, the politicians, and millions of ordinary people to wait in fear. Soon their distrust turns to calls for violence. But one young woman and her son befriend him ... and soon realize that they may be all that stands between the human race and total destruction
Cataloging source
IFA
Characteristic
videorecording
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Day the earth stood still (Motion picture : 1951)
Dewey number
791.4372
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
English, Spanish, and French language soundtracks; English and Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
D39 2008
PerformerNote
Michael Rennie, Patricia Neal, Hugh Marlowe, Sam Jaffe, Billy Gray, Frances Bavier, Lock Martin
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1914-2005
  • 1911-1990
  • 1926-2010
  • 1891-1984
  • 1938-
  • 1902-1989
  • 1900-1981
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  • Blaustein, Julian
  • Wise, Robert
  • North, Edmund H.
  • Rennie, Michael
  • Neal, Patricia
  • Marlowe, Hugh
  • Jaffe, Sam
  • Gray, Billy
  • Bavier, Frances
  • Martin, Lock
  • Bates, Harry
  • Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation
  • Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc
Runtime
92
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  • Human-alien encounters
  • Washington (D.C.)
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The day the earth stood still, Twentieth Century Fox presents ; produced by Julian Blaustein ; directed by Robert Wise ; screenplay by Edmund H. North, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1951
  • Based on the story "Farewell to the master" by Harry Bates
  • "Includes sneak peek of the new film"--Container
  • Special features: commentaries; isolated track score; 7 featurettes; reading of original Harry Bates short story; Fox movietonews (1951); trailers; documentary short; interactive pressbook; still galleries
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
Special features: Full frame format -- disc 1. Commentary by director Robert Wise and Nicholas Meyer ; All-new commentary by film and music historians John Morgan, Steven Smith, William Stromberg and Nick Redman ; Isolated score track ; All-new featurettes: "The mysterious, melodious Theremin;" "Main title live performence" by Peter Pringle; "The making of The Day the Earth Stood Still;" "Farewell to the master:" A reading by Jamieson K. Price of the original Harry Bates short story ; Fox Movietonews (1951) ; Trailers -- disc 2. All-new feautrettes: "Decoding 'Klaatu Barada Nikto': Science fiction as a metaphor;" "A brief history of flying saucers;" "The astounding Harry Bates;" "Edmund North: The man who made the earth stand still" ; Race to oblivion documentary short ; Interactive pressbook and still galleries -- Language: English mono ; English 5.1 Dolby surround ; Spanish mono ; French mono -- Subtitles: English, Spanish
Control code
ocn276957002
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Two disc special ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (92 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)276957002
System details
DVD, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; NTSC region 1; dual layer; Dolby digital
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The day the earth stood still, Twentieth Century Fox presents ; produced by Julian Blaustein ; directed by Robert Wise ; screenplay by Edmund H. North, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1951
  • Based on the story "Farewell to the master" by Harry Bates
  • "Includes sneak peek of the new film"--Container
  • Special features: commentaries; isolated track score; 7 featurettes; reading of original Harry Bates short story; Fox movietonews (1951); trailers; documentary short; interactive pressbook; still galleries
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
Special features: Full frame format -- disc 1. Commentary by director Robert Wise and Nicholas Meyer ; All-new commentary by film and music historians John Morgan, Steven Smith, William Stromberg and Nick Redman ; Isolated score track ; All-new featurettes: "The mysterious, melodious Theremin;" "Main title live performence" by Peter Pringle; "The making of The Day the Earth Stood Still;" "Farewell to the master:" A reading by Jamieson K. Price of the original Harry Bates short story ; Fox Movietonews (1951) ; Trailers -- disc 2. All-new feautrettes: "Decoding 'Klaatu Barada Nikto': Science fiction as a metaphor;" "A brief history of flying saucers;" "The astounding Harry Bates;" "Edmund North: The man who made the earth stand still" ; Race to oblivion documentary short ; Interactive pressbook and still galleries -- Language: English mono ; English 5.1 Dolby surround ; Spanish mono ; French mono -- Subtitles: English, Spanish
Control code
ocn276957002
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Two disc special ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (92 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)276957002
System details
DVD, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; NTSC region 1; dual layer; Dolby digital
Video recording format
DVD

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