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The Resource The Poseidon adventure, Twentieth Centry-Fox presents Irwin Allen's production of ; a Ronald Neame ; screenplay by Stirling Silliphant and Wendell Mayes ; produced by Irwin Allen ; directed by Ronald Neame ; produced by Kent Productions, (videorecording DVD)

The Poseidon adventure, Twentieth Centry-Fox presents Irwin Allen's production of ; a Ronald Neame ; screenplay by Stirling Silliphant and Wendell Mayes ; produced by Irwin Allen ; directed by Ronald Neame ; produced by Kent Productions, (videorecording DVD)

Label
The Poseidon adventure
Title
The Poseidon adventure
Statement of responsibility
Twentieth Centry-Fox presents Irwin Allen's production of ; a Ronald Neame ; screenplay by Stirling Silliphant and Wendell Mayes ; produced by Irwin Allen ; directed by Ronald Neame ; produced by Kent Productions
Contributor
Actor
Film director
Film producer
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
A group of passengers struggle to survive and escape when their ocean liner completely capsizes at sea
Awards note
  • Academy Awards, 1972: Best song ("Morning after")
  • Golden Globe Awards, 1973: Best supporting actress (Winters)
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Harold E. Stine ; production designed by William Creber ; film editor, Harold F. Kress ; music by John Williams ; "The song from The Poseidon Adventure" words and music by Al Kasha and Joel Hirschhorn, orchestration, Alexander Courage ("The morning after" performed by Maureen McGovern) ; costume designer, Paul Zastupnevich ; set decorator, Raphael Bretton
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG
Language note
English dialogue (stereo.), Spanish (mono.) and French (mono.) dubbed versions and subtitles in English and Spanish; closed captioned
PerformerNote
Gene Hackman, Ernest Borgnine, Red Buttons, Carol Lynley, Roddy McDowall, Stella Stevens, Shelley Winters, Jack Albertson, Pamela Sue Martin, Arthur O'Connell, Eric Shea, Fred Sadoff, Sheila Matthews, Jan Arvan, Byron Webster, John Crawford, Bob Hastings, Erik Nelson, Leslie Nielsen
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  • 1916-1991
  • 1918-1996
  • 1917-2012
  • 1919-2006
  • 1942-
  • 1936-
  • 1910-1981
  • 1953-
  • 1908-1981
  • 1960-
  • 1926-1994
  • 1929-2013
  • 1931-1991
  • 1920-2010
  • 1925-2014
  • 1926-2010
  • 1897-1976
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Neame, Ronald
  • Allen, Irwin
  • Silliphant, Stirling
  • Mayes, Wendell
  • Hackman, Gene
  • Borgnine, Ernest
  • Buttons, Red
  • Lynley, Carol
  • McDowall, Roddy
  • Stevens, Stella
  • Winters, Shelley
  • Albertson, Jack
  • Martin, Pamela Sue
  • O'Connell, Arthur
  • Shea, Eric
  • Sadoff, Fred
  • Mathews, Sheila
  • Arvan, Jan
  • Webster, Byron
  • Crawford, John
  • Hastings, Bob
  • Nielsen, Leslie
  • Gallico, Paul
Runtime
117
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Survival
  • Shipwrecks
Technique
live action
Label
The Poseidon adventure, Twentieth Centry-Fox presents Irwin Allen's production of ; a Ronald Neame ; screenplay by Stirling Silliphant and Wendell Mayes ; produced by Irwin Allen ; directed by Ronald Neame ; produced by Kent Productions, (videorecording DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1972
  • From the novel by Paul Gallico
  • Bonus features: Disc 1: Commentary; Follow the escape! Disc 2: AMC backstory: Featurettes: The cast looks back, Falling up with Ernie, The writer: Stirling Silliphant, The heroes of the Poseidon, The morning after story, R.M.S. Queen Mary; Conversations with Ronald Neame: Sinking corridor, Generations of fans, Turning over the ship; Original 1972 featurette, trailer, American Cinematographer article: The upside-down filming of "The Poseidon adventure" by John Campbell; Galleries: Marketing, Publicity, Behind-the-scenes; Storyboard comparisons, and more
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
  • Special edition.
  • Widescreen format.
Extent
2 videodiscs (117 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
024543231653
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
2233165
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)67619144
  • (OCoLC)ocm67619144
  • 77196
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1; Dolby Digital; widescreen (anamorphic 2.35:1)
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The Poseidon adventure, Twentieth Centry-Fox presents Irwin Allen's production of ; a Ronald Neame ; screenplay by Stirling Silliphant and Wendell Mayes ; produced by Irwin Allen ; directed by Ronald Neame ; produced by Kent Productions, (videorecording DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1972
  • From the novel by Paul Gallico
  • Bonus features: Disc 1: Commentary; Follow the escape! Disc 2: AMC backstory: Featurettes: The cast looks back, Falling up with Ernie, The writer: Stirling Silliphant, The heroes of the Poseidon, The morning after story, R.M.S. Queen Mary; Conversations with Ronald Neame: Sinking corridor, Generations of fans, Turning over the ship; Original 1972 featurette, trailer, American Cinematographer article: The upside-down filming of "The Poseidon adventure" by John Campbell; Galleries: Marketing, Publicity, Behind-the-scenes; Storyboard comparisons, and more
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
  • Special edition.
  • Widescreen format.
Extent
2 videodiscs (117 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
024543231653
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
2233165
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)67619144
  • (OCoLC)ocm67619144
  • 77196
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1; Dolby Digital; widescreen (anamorphic 2.35:1)
Video recording format
DVD

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