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

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

Label
The thing
Title
The thing
Statement of responsibility
produced by David Foster, Lawrence Turman ; screenplay by Bill Lancaster ; directed by John Carpenter
Title variation
John Carpenter's The thing
Contributor
Actor
Director
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
  • 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
Member of
Cataloging source
NjBwBT
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
  • Thing from another world (Motion picture)
  • Thing (Motion picture : 1982)
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R
Language note
In English optional English subtitles
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.T4564 2016
PerformerNote
Kurt Russell, A. Wilford Brimley, Richard Masur, T.K. Carter, David Clennon
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1948-
  • 1934-
  • 1910-1971
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Carpenter, John
  • Russell, Kurt
  • Brimley, Wilford
  • Masur, Richard
  • Campbell, John W.
Runtime
109
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Campbell, John W.
  • Human-alien encounters
  • Extraterrestrial beings
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
The thing, produced by David Foster, Lawrence Turman ; screenplay by Bill Lancaster ; directed by John Carpenter, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1982
  • Based on the story "Who goes there?" by John W. Campbell Jr
  • Remake of the 1951 film "The thing from another world."
  • Wide screen 2.35:1
  • Features: audio commentaries, teaser trailers, theatrical trailers, TV spots, radio spots, still gallery, Requiem for a shape shifter, The men of Outpost 31, Assembling and assimilation, Behind the chameleon : the visual effects of "The thing," Sounds from the cold, Between the lines, Back into the cold, The art of Mike Ploog gallery, John Carpenter's "The thing:" terror takes shape, network TV broadcast version of the film, outtakes, vintage featurettes, vintage product reel, vintage behind-the-scenes footage, annotated production archive
Bar code
  • 31223127322163
  • 31223127322197
  • 31223127322189
  • 31223127322205
  • 31223127322171
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Collector's edition.
Extent
2 videodiscs (109 min.)
Lccn
be2016034918
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 826663169508
  • 00826663169508
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
SF 16950
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
This is a Blu-ray disc which can only be played on Blu-ray disc players and will not play on standard DVD players
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc
Label
The thing, produced by David Foster, Lawrence Turman ; screenplay by Bill Lancaster ; directed by John Carpenter, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1982
  • Based on the story "Who goes there?" by John W. Campbell Jr
  • Remake of the 1951 film "The thing from another world."
  • Wide screen 2.35:1
  • Features: audio commentaries, teaser trailers, theatrical trailers, TV spots, radio spots, still gallery, Requiem for a shape shifter, The men of Outpost 31, Assembling and assimilation, Behind the chameleon : the visual effects of "The thing," Sounds from the cold, Between the lines, Back into the cold, The art of Mike Ploog gallery, John Carpenter's "The thing:" terror takes shape, network TV broadcast version of the film, outtakes, vintage featurettes, vintage product reel, vintage behind-the-scenes footage, annotated production archive
Bar code
  • 31223127322163
  • 31223127322197
  • 31223127322189
  • 31223127322205
  • 31223127322171
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Collector's edition.
Extent
2 videodiscs (109 min.)
Lccn
be2016034918
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 826663169508
  • 00826663169508
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
SF 16950
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
This is a Blu-ray disc which can only be played on Blu-ray disc players and will not play on standard DVD players
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc

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