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

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

Label
The thing
Title
The thing
Statement of responsibility
produced by David Foster, Lawrence Turman ; directed by John Carpenter ; screenplay by Bill Lancaster
Title variation
John Carpenter's The thing
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • fre
  • spa
  • 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 (Motion picture : 1982)
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R
Language note
  • In English or French with optional French or Spanish subtitles
  • Closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.T4564 2008
PerformerNote
Kurt Russell, A. Wilford Brimley, Richard Masur
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1948-
  • 1934-2020
  • 1910-1971
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Carpenter, John
  • Russell, Kurt
  • Brimley, Wilford
  • Masur, Richard
  • Campbell, John W.
Runtime
109
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  • Campbell, John W.
  • Human-alien encounters
  • Extraterrestrial beings
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
The thing, produced by David Foster, Lawrence Turman ; directed by John Carpenter ; screenplay by Bill Lancaster, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the story "Who goes there?" by John W. Campbell Jr
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1982
  • Remake of the 1951 film
  • Features: commentary with Kurt Russell and director John Carpenter, U-control, picture-in-picture
Bar code
  • 31223127322189
  • 31223122672133
  • 31223127322163
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
High definition.
Extent
1 videodisc (109 min.)
Lccn
be2008026031
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 025195046107
  • 00025195046107
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
61105474
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
  • Blu-ray disc, DTS HD Master audio 5.1
  • 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
DVD
Label
The thing, produced by David Foster, Lawrence Turman ; directed by John Carpenter ; screenplay by Bill Lancaster, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Based on the story "Who goes there?" by John W. Campbell Jr
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1982
  • Remake of the 1951 film
  • Features: commentary with Kurt Russell and director John Carpenter, U-control, picture-in-picture
Bar code
  • 31223127322189
  • 31223122672133
  • 31223127322163
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
High definition.
Extent
1 videodisc (109 min.)
Lccn
be2008026031
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 025195046107
  • 00025195046107
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
61105474
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
  • Blu-ray disc, DTS HD Master audio 5.1
  • 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
DVD

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