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The Resource The thing, a Turman-Foster Company Production; directed by John Carpenter, (videorecording)

The thing, a Turman-Foster Company Production; directed by John Carpenter, (videorecording)

Label
The thing
Title
The thing
Statement of responsibility
a Turman-Foster Company Production; directed by John Carpenter
Title variation
John Carpenter's The thing
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Set in the winter of 1982 at a research station in Antarctica, a twelve-man research team finds an alien being that has fallen from the sky and has remained buried in the snow for over 100,000 years. Unfrozen and unleashed, the THING creates havoc and terror as it changes forms and becomes one of them
Member of
Cataloging source
AU@
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Thing (Motion picture : 1982)
Credits note
Screenplay, Bill Lancaster ; special visual effects, Albert Whitlock ; special effects, Roy Arbogast ; music, Ennio Morricone ; photography, Dean Cundey ; special make-up effects, Rob Bottin ; executive producer, Wilbur Stark ; editor, Todd Ramsey ; production design, John L. Lloyd ; producers, David Foster, Lawrence Turman
Dewey number
791.43/72
Language note
In English or French language; optional subtitles in English, Spanish or French; closed-captioned
LC call number
  • PN1997
  • PN1997
LC item number
  • .T485 1982
  • .T485 1982
PerformerNote
Kurt Russell, Wilford Brimley, T.K. Carter, David Clennon, Keith David, Richard Dysart, Charles Hallahan, Peter Maloney, Richard Masur, Donald Moffat, Joel Polis, Thomas Waites
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1935-
  • 1956-
  • 1930-
  • 1948-
  • 1947-1997
  • 1910-1971
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Russell, Kurt
  • Brimley, Wilford
  • Carter, T. K.
  • Clennon, David
  • David, Keith
  • Dysart, Richard
  • Hallahan, Charles
  • Masur, Richard
  • Moffat, Donald
  • Carpenter, John
  • Lancaster, Bill
  • Campbell, John W.
  • Universal Pictures (Firm)
  • Turman-Foster Company
Runtime
109
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Human-alien encounters
  • Scientific expeditions
  • Antarctica
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Technique
live action
Label
The thing, a Turman-Foster Company Production; directed by John Carpenter, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the story "Who goes there?" by John W. Campbell
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1982
  • Special features: feature commentary with John Carpenter and Kurt Russell; John Carpenter's The Thing : terror takes shape; original theatrical trailer; outtakes; behind-the-scenes photographs; storyboards and conceptual art; annotated production archive
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Control code
sky234203775
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Collector's ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (109 min.)
Isbn
9780783227504
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
jp 09/17
Other control number
025192543722
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
20329
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, anamorphic widescreen (2.35:1), Dolby Digital 5.1
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The thing, a Turman-Foster Company Production; directed by John Carpenter, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Based on the story "Who goes there?" by John W. Campbell
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1982
  • Special features: feature commentary with John Carpenter and Kurt Russell; John Carpenter's The Thing : terror takes shape; original theatrical trailer; outtakes; behind-the-scenes photographs; storyboards and conceptual art; annotated production archive
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Control code
sky234203775
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Collector's ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (109 min.)
Isbn
9780783227504
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
jp 09/17
Other control number
025192543722
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
20329
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, anamorphic widescreen (2.35:1), Dolby Digital 5.1
Video recording format
DVD

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