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The Resource Poltergeist, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer presents ; a Steven Spielberg production ; a Tobe Hooper film ; story by Steven Spielberg ; screenplay by Steven Spielberg, Michael Grais & Mark Victor ; produced by Steven Spielberg & Frank Marshall ; directed by Tobe Hooper, (videorecording Blu-ray)

Poltergeist, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer presents ; a Steven Spielberg production ; a Tobe Hooper film ; story by Steven Spielberg ; screenplay by Steven Spielberg, Michael Grais & Mark Victor ; produced by Steven Spielberg & Frank Marshall ; directed by Tobe Hooper, (videorecording Blu-ray)

Label
Poltergeist
Title
Poltergeist
Statement of responsibility
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer presents ; a Steven Spielberg production ; a Tobe Hooper film ; story by Steven Spielberg ; screenplay by Steven Spielberg, Michael Grais & Mark Victor ; produced by Steven Spielberg & Frank Marshall ; directed by Tobe Hooper
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • ita
  • spa
  • dut
  • kor
  • chi
  • por
  • dan
  • fin
  • nor
  • swe
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • ger
  • ita
  • spa
  • eng
  • fre
  • ger
  • eng
Summary
A young family confronts the horror of living in haunted home. At first the ghosts appear friendly, moving objects around the house to the amusement of everyone, then they turn nasty and start to terrorize the family before they "kidnap" the youngest daughter
Awards note
Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror films, USA, 1983: Saturn Award - Best Horror Film ; Best Make-Up (Dorothy J. Pearl) ; Best Supporting Actress (Zelda Rubinstein)
Cataloging source
TXA
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Matthew F. Leonetti ; music, Jerry Goldsmith ; editor, Michael Kahn ; production designer, James H. Spencer ; special visual effects, Industrial Light & Magic
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG
Language note
Soundtrack in English or French, German, Italian, Spanish; with optional subtitles in English (SDH), French, German, German SDH, Italian, Italian SDH, Spanish, Dutch, Korean, Chinese, Portuguese, Danish, Finnish, Norwegian, or Swedish
PerformerNote
JoBeth Williams, Craig T. Nelson, Beatrice Straight, Dominique Dunne, Oliver Robins, Heather O'Rourke, Zelda Rubinstein
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1943-2017
  • 1946-
  • 1959-1982
  • 1971-
  • 1975-1988
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Grais, Michael
  • Victor, Mark
  • Marshall, Frank
  • Hooper, Tobe
  • Spielberg, Steven
  • Williams, JoBeth
  • Nelson, Craig T
  • Straight, Beatrice
  • Dunne, Dominique
  • Robins, Oliver
  • O'Rourke, Heather
  • Rubinstein, Zelda
Runtime
114
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Poltergeists
  • Middle class families
  • Haunted houses
  • Supernatural
  • California
Technique
live action
Label
Poltergeist, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer presents ; a Steven Spielberg production ; a Tobe Hooper film ; story by Steven Spielberg ; screenplay by Steven Spielberg, Michael Grais & Mark Victor ; produced by Steven Spielberg & Frank Marshall ; directed by Tobe Hooper, (videorecording Blu-ray)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Language options and technical specifications are different from the ones listed on container
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1982
  • Special features: documentary They are here: the real world of poltergeists revealed in 2 parts: Science of the spirits (15 min. 30 sec.) and Communing with the dead (15 min. 30 sec.)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Blu-ray widescreen edition.
Extent
1 videodisc (114 min.)
Isbn
9780780663244
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883929148332
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
2000002597
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)668251622
  • (OCoLC)ocn668251622
  • 379135
System details
Blu-ray; all regions; 1080p High Definition; aspect ratio: 16:9 (2.4:1); Dolby TrueHD (English), Dolby Digital 5.1, or Dolby Digital 2.0 sound formats; requires Blu-ray player
Terms governing use
This Blu-ray disc is copy protected.
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc
Label
Poltergeist, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer presents ; a Steven Spielberg production ; a Tobe Hooper film ; story by Steven Spielberg ; screenplay by Steven Spielberg, Michael Grais & Mark Victor ; produced by Steven Spielberg & Frank Marshall ; directed by Tobe Hooper, (videorecording Blu-ray)
Publication
Note
  • Language options and technical specifications are different from the ones listed on container
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1982
  • Special features: documentary They are here: the real world of poltergeists revealed in 2 parts: Science of the spirits (15 min. 30 sec.) and Communing with the dead (15 min. 30 sec.)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Blu-ray widescreen edition.
Extent
1 videodisc (114 min.)
Isbn
9780780663244
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883929148332
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
2000002597
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)668251622
  • (OCoLC)ocn668251622
  • 379135
System details
Blu-ray; all regions; 1080p High Definition; aspect ratio: 16:9 (2.4:1); Dolby TrueHD (English), Dolby Digital 5.1, or Dolby Digital 2.0 sound formats; requires Blu-ray player
Terms governing use
This Blu-ray disc is copy protected.
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc

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