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The Resource Robinson Crusoe on Mars, a Paramount release ; directed by Byron Haskin ; screenplay by Ib Melchior and John Higgins ; produced by Aubrey Schenck ; a Schenck-Zabel production ; Paramount Pictures Corporation and Devonshire Pictures, Inc, (videorecording)

Robinson Crusoe on Mars, a Paramount release ; directed by Byron Haskin ; screenplay by Ib Melchior and John Higgins ; produced by Aubrey Schenck ; a Schenck-Zabel production ; Paramount Pictures Corporation and Devonshire Pictures, Inc, (videorecording)

Label
Robinson Crusoe on Mars
Title
Robinson Crusoe on Mars
Statement of responsibility
a Paramount release ; directed by Byron Haskin ; screenplay by Ib Melchior and John Higgins ; produced by Aubrey Schenck ; a Schenck-Zabel production ; Paramount Pictures Corporation and Devonshire Pictures, Inc
Title variation
Byron Haskin's Robinson Crusoe on Mars
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
When his spaceship crash-lands on the barren wastelands of Mars, U.S. astronaut Commander "Kit" Draper must fight for survival, with a pet monkey his only companion until he meets "Friday," an alien
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Executive producer, Edwin F. Zabel ; director of photography, Winton C. Hoch ; art directors, Hal Pereira, Arthur Lonergan ; editor, Terry Morse ; music, Van Cleave ; production designer, Al Nozaki ; special effects, Butler-Glouner Inc., Lawrence W. Butler
Dewey number
791.43/72
Language note
In English with optional English subtitles for the hearing-impaired
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.R76 2007
PerformerNote
Paul Mantee, Victor Lundin, Adam West, and The Woolly Monkey
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1908-1999
  • 1908-1995
  • 1899-1984
  • 1928-
  • 1661?-1731
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Schenck, Aubrey
  • Zabel, Edwin F
  • Melchior, Ib
  • Higgins, John C.
  • Haskin, Byron
  • Mantee, Paul
  • Lundin, Victor
  • West, Adam
  • Defoe, Daniel
  • Paramount Pictures Corporation
  • Schenck-Zabel Productions
  • Devonshire Pictures, Inc
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
110
Series statement
The Criterion collection
Series volume
404
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Defoe, Daniel
  • Survival
  • Life on other planets
  • Astronauts
  • Monkeys
  • Mars (Planet)
Technique
live action
Label
Robinson Crusoe on Mars, a Paramount release ; directed by Byron Haskin ; screenplay by Ib Melchior and John Higgins ; produced by Aubrey Schenck ; a Schenck-Zabel production ; Paramount Pictures Corporation and Devonshire Pictures, Inc, (videorecording)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1964
  • Based on a story by Daniel Defoe
  • Special features: 1994 audio commentary featuring screenwriter Ib Melchior, actors Paul Mantee and Victor Lundin, production designer Al Nozaki, Oscar-winning special effects designer and "Robinson Crusoe on Mars" historian Robert Skotak, and excerpts from a 1979 audio interview with director Byron Haskin; excerpts from Melchior's original screenplay. Survival kit: "Destination: Mars": a new video featurette by Michael Lennick detailing the science and dreams behind Robinson Crusoe on Mars; new music video for Lundin's song "Robinson Crusoe on Mars"; stills gallery of behind-the-scenes photos, production designs, and promotional material; theatrical trailer
  • Program notes featuring a new essay by filmmaker and space historian Michael Lennick, Melchior's "Brief Yargorian dictionary" of original alien dialect, and a list of facts about Mars from his original screenplay inserted in container
Accompanying material
1 booklet (12 p. : ill. ; 19 cm)
Bar code
  • 31223120144226
  • 31223120144150
  • 31223120144176
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen; special ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (110 min.)
Isbn
9781934121825
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515025621
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
CC1712D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)156824545
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (2.35:1, 16:9 enhanced) presentation; Dolby Digital mono., dual-layer, DVD-9, NTSC
Terms governing use
This DVD is copy protected.
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Robinson Crusoe on Mars, a Paramount release ; directed by Byron Haskin ; screenplay by Ib Melchior and John Higgins ; produced by Aubrey Schenck ; a Schenck-Zabel production ; Paramount Pictures Corporation and Devonshire Pictures, Inc, (videorecording)
Link
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1964
  • Based on a story by Daniel Defoe
  • Special features: 1994 audio commentary featuring screenwriter Ib Melchior, actors Paul Mantee and Victor Lundin, production designer Al Nozaki, Oscar-winning special effects designer and "Robinson Crusoe on Mars" historian Robert Skotak, and excerpts from a 1979 audio interview with director Byron Haskin; excerpts from Melchior's original screenplay. Survival kit: "Destination: Mars": a new video featurette by Michael Lennick detailing the science and dreams behind Robinson Crusoe on Mars; new music video for Lundin's song "Robinson Crusoe on Mars"; stills gallery of behind-the-scenes photos, production designs, and promotional material; theatrical trailer
  • Program notes featuring a new essay by filmmaker and space historian Michael Lennick, Melchior's "Brief Yargorian dictionary" of original alien dialect, and a list of facts about Mars from his original screenplay inserted in container
Accompanying material
1 booklet (12 p. : ill. ; 19 cm)
Bar code
  • 31223120144226
  • 31223120144150
  • 31223120144176
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen; special ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (110 min.)
Isbn
9781934121825
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515025621
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
CC1712D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)156824545
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (2.35:1, 16:9 enhanced) presentation; Dolby Digital mono., dual-layer, DVD-9, NTSC
Terms governing use
This DVD is copy protected.
Video recording format
DVD

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