The Resource Alien, 20th Century Fox ; a Brandywine-Ronald Shusett production ; screenplay by Dan O'Bannon ; produced by Gordon Carroll, David Giler and Walter Hill ; directed by Ridley Scott, (videorecording)

Alien, 20th Century Fox ; a Brandywine-Ronald Shusett production ; screenplay by Dan O'Bannon ; produced by Gordon Carroll, David Giler and Walter Hill ; directed by Ridley Scott, (videorecording)

Label
Alien
Title
Alien
Statement of responsibility
20th Century Fox ; a Brandywine-Ronald Shusett production ; screenplay by Dan O'Bannon ; produced by Gordon Carroll, David Giler and Walter Hill ; directed by Ridley Scott
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • ebg
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
A mindless, savage, and merciless alien is attacking the crew of an intergalactic freighter and it must be stopped before they are all killed
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Alien (Motion picture)
Credits note
Story, Dan O'Bannon, Ronald Shusett ; director of photography, Derek Vanlint ; film editor, Terry Rawlings ; music, Jerry Goldsmith
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R
Language note
  • Closed-captioned
  • English or Spanish soundtracks, optional English or Spanish subtitles
PerformerNote
Tom Skerritt, Sigourney Weaver, Veronica Cartwright, Harry Dean Stanton, John Hurt, Ian Holm, Yaphet Kotto
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1928-2005
  • 1942-
  • 1949-
  • 1926-
  • 1940-
  • 1931-
  • 1937-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Shusett, Ronald
  • O'Bannon, Dan
  • Carroll, Gordon
  • Giler, David
  • Hill, Walter
  • Scott, Ridley
  • Skerritt, Tom
  • Weaver, Sigourney
  • Cartwright, Veronica
  • Stanton, Harry Dean
  • Hurt, John
  • Holm, Ian
  • Kotto, Yaphet
  • Goldsmith, Jerry
  • Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation
  • Brandywine (Firm)
  • Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc
Runtime
116
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Monsters
  • Human-alien encounters
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Alien, 20th Century Fox ; a Brandywine-Ronald Shusett production ; screenplay by Dan O'Bannon ; produced by Gordon Carroll, David Giler and Walter Hill ; directed by Ridley Scott, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Dolby surround, 5.1 DTS, Dolby surround
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1979
  • "2009850"
  • Some copies only contain the theatrical version
  • Copies with one disc include English and French audio, with Spanish and English subtitles
  • Special features include: Audio commentary by director, cast members, and others; Star beast : developing the story (featurette); The visualists : direction and design (featurette); Truckers in space : casting (featurette); Future tense : music and editing (featurette); Outward bound : visual effects (featurette); A nightmare fulfilled : reactions to the film (featurette); Fear of the unknown : Shepperton Studios, 1978 (featurette); The darkest reaches : Nostromo and Alien planet (featurette); The eighth passenger : creature design (featurette); The chestburster (multi-angle sequence); Sigourney Weaver screen test; still photo galleries; deleted and extended scenes
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Contents
Disc 1: Director's cut (117 min., 2003) -- Theatrical version (116 min., 1979)
Control code
ocm54012482
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Director's cut, widescreen presentation.
Extent
2 videodiscs (116 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
kp 07/17; rc 10/18
Other control number
  • 024543098508
  • 024543982517
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
2009850
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Alien, 20th Century Fox ; a Brandywine-Ronald Shusett production ; screenplay by Dan O'Bannon ; produced by Gordon Carroll, David Giler and Walter Hill ; directed by Ridley Scott, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Dolby surround, 5.1 DTS, Dolby surround
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1979
  • "2009850"
  • Some copies only contain the theatrical version
  • Copies with one disc include English and French audio, with Spanish and English subtitles
  • Special features include: Audio commentary by director, cast members, and others; Star beast : developing the story (featurette); The visualists : direction and design (featurette); Truckers in space : casting (featurette); Future tense : music and editing (featurette); Outward bound : visual effects (featurette); A nightmare fulfilled : reactions to the film (featurette); Fear of the unknown : Shepperton Studios, 1978 (featurette); The darkest reaches : Nostromo and Alien planet (featurette); The eighth passenger : creature design (featurette); The chestburster (multi-angle sequence); Sigourney Weaver screen test; still photo galleries; deleted and extended scenes
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Contents
Disc 1: Director's cut (117 min., 2003) -- Theatrical version (116 min., 1979)
Control code
ocm54012482
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Director's cut, widescreen presentation.
Extent
2 videodiscs (116 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
kp 07/17; rc 10/18
Other control number
  • 024543098508
  • 024543982517
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
2009850
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD

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