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The Resource The thing, a Universal picture ; a Turman-Foster Company production ; produced by David Foster, Lawrence Turman ; screenplay by Bill Lancaster ; directed by John Carpenter, (videorecording DVD)

The thing, a Universal picture ; a Turman-Foster Company production ; produced by David Foster, Lawrence Turman ; screenplay by Bill Lancaster ; directed by John Carpenter, (videorecording DVD)

Label
The thing
Title
The thing
Statement of responsibility
a Universal picture ; a Turman-Foster Company production ; produced by David Foster, Lawrence Turman ; screenplay by Bill Lancaster ; directed by John Carpenter
Title variation
John Carpenter's The thing
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Director
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
A research team at a remote research station in Antarctica 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, it creates havoc and terror as it changes forms and becomes one of them
Cataloging source
TXA
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Thing (Motion picture : 1982)
Credits note
Music, Ennio Morricone ; director of photography, Dean Cundey ; editing, Todd Ramsay
Intended audience
MPAA rated R
Language note
In English with optional soundtrack in French (2.0 stereo), and with optional subtitles in French and Spanish; closed-captioned in English
PerformerNote
Kurt Russell, A. Wilford Brimley, T.K. Carter, David Clennon, Keith David, Richard Dysart, Charles Hallahan, Peter Maloney, Richard Masur, Donald Moffat, Joel Polis
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1929-2019
  • 1948-
  • 1947-1997
  • 1935-
  • 1956-
  • 1930-
  • 1910-1971
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Foster, David
  • Turman, Lawrence
  • Carpenter, John
  • Lancaster, Bill
  • Russell, Kurt
  • Brimley, Wilford
  • Carter, T. K.
  • Clennon, David
  • David, Keith
  • Dysart, Richard
  • Hallahan, Charles
  • Masur, Richard
  • Moffat, Donald
  • Polis, Joel
  • Campbell, John W.
Runtime
109
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Campbell, John W.
  • Scientific expeditions
  • Human-alien encounters
  • Research teams
  • Extraterrestrial beings
  • Antarctica
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
The thing, a Universal picture ; a Turman-Foster Company production ; produced by David Foster, Lawrence Turman ; screenplay by Bill Lancaster ; directed by John Carpenter, (videorecording DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1982
  • Based on the story, Who goes there? by John W. Campbell Jr
  • Special features: optional feature commentary with John Carpenter and Kurt Russell; the documentary, John Carpenter's The thing : terror takes shape; annotated production archive; cast production photographs, production art and storyboards; behind-the-scenes location footage; outtakes, original theatrical trailer
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Collector's ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (109 min.)
Isbn
9781417010905
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192543722
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
25437
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)56929994
  • (OCoLC)ocm56929994
  • 338196
System details
DVD ; NTSC, region 1; widescreen (2.35:1) Dolby Digital 5.1
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The thing, a Universal picture ; a Turman-Foster Company production ; produced by David Foster, Lawrence Turman ; screenplay by Bill Lancaster ; directed by John Carpenter, (videorecording DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1982
  • Based on the story, Who goes there? by John W. Campbell Jr
  • Special features: optional feature commentary with John Carpenter and Kurt Russell; the documentary, John Carpenter's The thing : terror takes shape; annotated production archive; cast production photographs, production art and storyboards; behind-the-scenes location footage; outtakes, original theatrical trailer
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Collector's ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (109 min.)
Isbn
9781417010905
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192543722
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
25437
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)56929994
  • (OCoLC)ocm56929994
  • 338196
System details
DVD ; NTSC, region 1; widescreen (2.35:1) Dolby Digital 5.1
Video recording format
DVD

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