The Resource The fly, Brooksfilms ; produced by Stuart Cornfeld ; story by George Langelaan ; writers, David Cronenberg, Charles Edward Pogue ; directed by David Cronenberg, (videorecording)

The fly, Brooksfilms ; produced by Stuart Cornfeld ; story by George Langelaan ; writers, David Cronenberg, Charles Edward Pogue ; directed by David Cronenberg, (videorecording)

Label
The fly
Title
The fly
Statement of responsibility
Brooksfilms ; produced by Stuart Cornfeld ; story by George Langelaan ; writers, David Cronenberg, Charles Edward Pogue ; directed by David Cronenberg
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Seth Brundle is a brilliant but eccentric scientist who attempts to woo investigative journalist Veronica Quaife by offering her a scoop on his latest research in the field of matter transportation, which against all the expectations of the scientific establishment have proved successful. Up to a point. Brundle thinks he has ironed out the last problem when he successfully transports a living creature, but when he attempts to teleport himself a fly enters one of the transmission booths, and Brundle finds he is a changed man
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Fly (Motion picture : 1986)
Credits note
Director of photography, Mark Irwin ; art director, Rolf Harvey ; editor, Ronald Sanders ; music, Howard Shore ; costume designer, Denise Cronenberg ; production designer, Carol Spier ; visual effects supervisor, Hoyt Yeatman
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R
Language note
English, French or Spanish language tracks ; subtitles in English and Spanish; closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Jeff Goldblum, Geena Davis, John Getz, Joy Boushel, Les Carlson, George Chuvalo
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1943-
  • 1952-
  • 1947-
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  • Cronenberg, David
  • Goldblum, Jeff
  • Davis, Geena
  • Getz, John
  • Irwin, Mark
  • Shore, Howard
  • Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc
Runtime
95
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Flies
  • Scientists
  • Women journalists
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
The fly, Brooksfilms ; produced by Stuart Cornfeld ; story by George Langelaan ; writers, David Cronenberg, Charles Edward Pogue ; directed by David Cronenberg, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, DTS 5.1 surround
  • Edition statement and special features may vary
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1986
  • Special features: Disc 1: Commentary with David Cronenberg; Disc 2: "Fear of the flesh: the making of The Fly" documentary; "Fear of the flesh: Larva" documentary; "Fear of the flesh: Pupa" documentary; "Fear of the flesh: Metamorphosis" documentary; branching clips: A Radical Departure / The Rise of Marketing / Who Wants to Die? / All You Have To Do Is Be Passionate / Cronenberg's Preparation / On Cronenberg's Films / Cronenberg as Gynecologist / Cronenberg as Director / On the Cannes Jury / The Mother of Invention / It Takes Time To Spread the Goop / Glass-Break Test / Scotch & Razor Blades Genes in the Ether / Winning the Oscar / The Last Collaboration / Haunted by the Fly / The Brundle Museum of Natural History; deleted scenes; test footage; written works: George Langelaan's original short story / Charles Edward Pogue's Original Screenplay / David Cronenberg's rewrite / Interactive Cinefex article THE FLY Papers / Interactive American Cinematographer article New Buzz on an Old Theme / Interactive American Cinematographer article More About 'The fly"; promotional material: The Fly Teaser / The Fly Trailer / TV Spot #1 / TV Spot #2 / TV Spot #3 / Featurette / David Cronenberg Profile / The Fly II Teaser / The Fly II Trailer / The Fly (1958) / Return of the Fly (1959) / One Sheet & Lobby Card Gallery; still gallery: Publicity / Behind the scenes / Concept art / Effects / Monkey-Cat / Space Bug / Arm wrestling / Make-up; Easter eggs; Summer of '86: Big Trouble In Little China / Aliens / The Fly
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm61227707
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed., widescreen format.
Extent
2 videodiscs (ca. 95 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
024543190851
Other physical details
anamorphic sd., col.
Publisher number
2229085
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The fly, Brooksfilms ; produced by Stuart Cornfeld ; story by George Langelaan ; writers, David Cronenberg, Charles Edward Pogue ; directed by David Cronenberg, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, DTS 5.1 surround
  • Edition statement and special features may vary
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1986
  • Special features: Disc 1: Commentary with David Cronenberg; Disc 2: "Fear of the flesh: the making of The Fly" documentary; "Fear of the flesh: Larva" documentary; "Fear of the flesh: Pupa" documentary; "Fear of the flesh: Metamorphosis" documentary; branching clips: A Radical Departure / The Rise of Marketing / Who Wants to Die? / All You Have To Do Is Be Passionate / Cronenberg's Preparation / On Cronenberg's Films / Cronenberg as Gynecologist / Cronenberg as Director / On the Cannes Jury / The Mother of Invention / It Takes Time To Spread the Goop / Glass-Break Test / Scotch & Razor Blades Genes in the Ether / Winning the Oscar / The Last Collaboration / Haunted by the Fly / The Brundle Museum of Natural History; deleted scenes; test footage; written works: George Langelaan's original short story / Charles Edward Pogue's Original Screenplay / David Cronenberg's rewrite / Interactive Cinefex article THE FLY Papers / Interactive American Cinematographer article New Buzz on an Old Theme / Interactive American Cinematographer article More About 'The fly"; promotional material: The Fly Teaser / The Fly Trailer / TV Spot #1 / TV Spot #2 / TV Spot #3 / Featurette / David Cronenberg Profile / The Fly II Teaser / The Fly II Trailer / The Fly (1958) / Return of the Fly (1959) / One Sheet & Lobby Card Gallery; still gallery: Publicity / Behind the scenes / Concept art / Effects / Monkey-Cat / Space Bug / Arm wrestling / Make-up; Easter eggs; Summer of '86: Big Trouble In Little China / Aliens / The Fly
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm61227707
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed., widescreen format.
Extent
2 videodiscs (ca. 95 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
024543190851
Other physical details
anamorphic sd., col.
Publisher number
2229085
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD

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