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The Resource The thing, Universal Studios ; produced by David Foster & Lawrence Turman ; directed by John Carpenter ; screenplay by Bill Lancaster, (videorecording)

The thing, Universal Studios ; produced by David Foster & Lawrence Turman ; directed by John Carpenter ; screenplay by Bill Lancaster, (videorecording)

Label
The thing
Title
The thing
Statement of responsibility
Universal Studios ; produced by David Foster & Lawrence Turman ; directed by John Carpenter ; screenplay by Bill Lancaster
Title variation
John Carpenter's the thing
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
A twelve man research team in the Antarctic accidentally revives an alien being that can change form to perfectly imitate its potential victims
Cataloging source
NjBwBT
Characteristic
videorecording
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Russell, Kurt
Credits note
Director of photography, Dean Cundey ; production design, John L. Lloyd ; editor, Todd Ramsay ; music, Ennio Morricone
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R
Language note
  • In English or French with optional English or French subtitles
  • Closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Kurt Russell, A. Wilford Brimley, Richard Masur
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1948-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Carpenter, John
  • Russell, Kurt
  • Brimley, A. Wilford
  • Masur, Richard
Runtime
109
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Human-alien encounters
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
The thing, Universal Studios ; produced by David Foster & Lawrence Turman ; directed by John Carpenter ; screenplay by Bill Lancaster, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Remake of the 1951 film of the same name
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1982
  • Features: commentary with Kurt Russell and director John Carpenter, "John Carpenter's the thing: terror takes shape," an 80-minute original documentary featuring interviews with John Carpenter, Kurt Russell, special effects make-up designer Rob Bottin, legendary matte artist Albert Whitlock, plus other members of the cast, crew and special effects team, stop motion animation cut from the film, exclusive work-in-progress visual effects footage, behind-the-scenes location footage, original theatrical trailer, outtakes from the film, behind-the-scenes photographs, storyboards and conceptual art, annotated production archived
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
BE6003845031
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen ed., collector's ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (109 min.)
Isbn
9786308641084
Lccn
be2007006156
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
61025437
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, Dolby digital 5.1 surround
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The thing, Universal Studios ; produced by David Foster & Lawrence Turman ; directed by John Carpenter ; screenplay by Bill Lancaster, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Remake of the 1951 film of the same name
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1982
  • Features: commentary with Kurt Russell and director John Carpenter, "John Carpenter's the thing: terror takes shape," an 80-minute original documentary featuring interviews with John Carpenter, Kurt Russell, special effects make-up designer Rob Bottin, legendary matte artist Albert Whitlock, plus other members of the cast, crew and special effects team, stop motion animation cut from the film, exclusive work-in-progress visual effects footage, behind-the-scenes location footage, original theatrical trailer, outtakes from the film, behind-the-scenes photographs, storyboards and conceptual art, annotated production archived
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
BE6003845031
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen ed., collector's ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (109 min.)
Isbn
9786308641084
Lccn
be2007006156
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
61025437
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, Dolby digital 5.1 surround
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD

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