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

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

Label
The day the earth stood still
Title
The day the earth stood still
Statement of responsibility
Twentieth Century-Fox presents ; screenplay by Edmund H. North ; produced by Julian Blaustein ; directed by Robert Wise
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
A spaceship lands in Washington, D.C., but the alien emissary it brings refuses to reveal his mission to any single government. This refusal leads to distrust and violence. One young woman and her son befriend the alien, realizing that they may be all that stands between the human race and total destruction
Member of
Cataloging source
KyLxBWI
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Leo Tover ; film editor, William Reynolds ; music, Bernard Herrmann
Dewey number
  • [Fic]
  • 813/.54
Intended audience
  • MPAA rating: G
  • Canadian home video rating: G
  • 3-adult
Intended audience source
BWI
Language note
  • Soundtrack in English, French or Spanish; subtitles in English or Spanish
  • Closed captioned
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.D39 2002
PerformerNote
Michael Rennie, Patricia Neal, Hugh Marlowe, Sam Jaffe, Billy Gray, Frances Bavier, Lock Martin
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1926-2010
  • 1891-1984
  • -1978
  • 1905-1989
  • 1911-1990
  • 1914-2005
  • 1911-1975
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Rennie, Michael
  • Neal, Patricia
  • Marlowe, Hugh
  • Jaffe, Sam
  • Gray, Billy
  • Bavier, Frances
  • Martin, Lock
  • North, Edmund H.
  • Blaustein, Julian
  • Wise, Robert
  • Herrmann, Bernard
  • Bates, Harry
  • Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc
  • Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation
Runtime
92
Series statement
Studio classics
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Unidentified flying objects
  • Life on other planets
  • Washington (D.C.)
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The day the earth stood still, Twentieth Century-Fox presents ; screenplay by Edmund H. North ; produced by Julian Blaustein ; directed by Robert Wise, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on: Farewell to the master / Harry Bates
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1951
  • Two-sided: feature and audio commentary on side A; special features on side B
  • Includes 70 min. Movietone newsreel production documentary, restoration comparison, stills galleries, shooting script, and theatrical trailer
Bar code
  • 31223119960814
  • 31223119960715
  • 31223119960681
  • 31223119960665
  • 31223119960798
  • 31223119960830
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Standard format.
Extent
1 DVD (ca. 92 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
024543050056
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD player required; stereo. in English; mono. in English, French or Spanish; region 1
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The day the earth stood still, Twentieth Century-Fox presents ; screenplay by Edmund H. North ; produced by Julian Blaustein ; directed by Robert Wise, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Based on: Farewell to the master / Harry Bates
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1951
  • Two-sided: feature and audio commentary on side A; special features on side B
  • Includes 70 min. Movietone newsreel production documentary, restoration comparison, stills galleries, shooting script, and theatrical trailer
Bar code
  • 31223119960814
  • 31223119960715
  • 31223119960681
  • 31223119960665
  • 31223119960798
  • 31223119960830
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Standard format.
Extent
1 DVD (ca. 92 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
024543050056
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD player required; stereo. in English; mono. in English, French or Spanish; region 1
Video recording format
DVD

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