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The Resource THX 1138, Warner Bros. Pictures ; WB, a Kinney National Company, presents ; an American Zoetrope production ; Executive producer, Francis Ford Coppola ; producer, Lawrence Sturhahn ; screenplay by George Lucas and Walter Murch ; story by George Lucas ; directed by George Lucas, (videorecording DVD)

THX 1138, Warner Bros. Pictures ; WB, a Kinney National Company, presents ; an American Zoetrope production ; Executive producer, Francis Ford Coppola ; producer, Lawrence Sturhahn ; screenplay by George Lucas and Walter Murch ; story by George Lucas ; directed by George Lucas, (videorecording DVD)

Label
THX 1138
Title
THX 1138
Statement of responsibility
Warner Bros. Pictures ; WB, a Kinney National Company, presents ; an American Zoetrope production ; Executive producer, Francis Ford Coppola ; producer, Lawrence Sturhahn ; screenplay by George Lucas and Walter Murch ; story by George Lucas ; directed by George Lucas
Title variation
THX1138
Contributor
Actor
Art director
Composer
Director of photography
Editor of moving image work
Film director
Film distributor
Film producer
Presenter
Production company
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
"A man whose mind and body are controlled by the government ... makes a harrowing attempt to escape from a world where thoughts are controlled, freedom is an impossibility and love is the ultimate crime."--Container
Related
Awards note
Electronic Labyrinth THX 1138 4EB was named to the National Film Registry in 2010 by the Library of Congress.
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Directors of photography, David Myers, Albert Kihn ; editor, George Lucas ; music, Lalo Schifrin ; sound montages, Walter Murch ; art director, Michael Haller
Dewey number
791.4372
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R for some sexuality/nudity (previously rated GP in 1971); bonus material not rated
Language note
English, French, or Spanish audio tracks; optional English, French, or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned (main feature only)
LC call number
PN1995.9.S26
LC item number
T49 2004
PerformerNote
Donald Pleasence, Robert Duvall, Don Pedro Colley, Maggie McOmie, Ian Wolfe, Sid Haig, Marshall Efron, John Pearce, Johnny Weissmuller, Jr., Robert Feero, Irene Forrest, Claudette Bessing
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1944-
  • 1943-
  • 1896-1992
  • 1939-
  • 1938-
  • 1927-200
  • 1940-2006
  • 1944-2010
  • 1914-2004
  • 1932-1974
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Lucas, George
  • Sturhahn, Lawrence
  • Murch, Walter
  • Pleasence, Donald
  • Duvall, Robert
  • Wolfe, Ian
  • Haig, Sid
  • Feero, Robert
  • McOmie, Maggie
  • Colley, Don Pedro
  • Efron, Marshall
  • Pearce, John
  • Weissmuller, Johnny
  • Cagen, Irene
  • Myers, David
  • Kihn, Albert
  • Haller, Michael
  • Schifrin, Lalo
  • Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- )
  • American Zoetrope (Firm)
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
88
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Brainwashing
  • Androids
  • Individualism
  • Future, The, in motion pictures
  • Androids
  • Brainwashing
  • Dystopian plays
  • Individualism
  • Future, The, in motion pictures
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
THX 1138, Warner Bros. Pictures ; WB, a Kinney National Company, presents ; an American Zoetrope production ; Executive producer, Francis Ford Coppola ; producer, Lawrence Sturhahn ; screenplay by George Lucas and Walter Murch ; story by George Lucas ; directed by George Lucas, (videorecording DVD)
Instantiates
Distribution
Copyright
Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 1970
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Disc 1: Main Feature (ca. 88 min.) -- Optional audio feature commentary by co-writer/director George Lucas and co-writer/sound designer Walter Murch -- Theatre of Noise Experience: Isolated music and sound effects track -- Optional Master sessions, featuring break-out scene-specific video clips with sound designer Walter Murch ; Disc 2: A Legacy of Filmmakers: The Early Years of American Zoetrope (ca. 64 min. ; 2004 ; written, produced, edited and directed by Gary Leva ; narrated by Richard Dreyfuss) -- Artifact from the Future: The Making of THX 1138 (ca. 31 min. ; Produced, directed and edited by Gary Leva) -- Electronic Labyrinth THX 1138 4EB (ca. 15 min. ; 1967 ; The University of Southern California presents ; a film by George Lucas ; written and directed by George Lucas ; produced by Navy students in the Navy Production Workshop, U.S.C.) -- Bald : The making of THX 1138 (ca. 8 min. ; Warner Bros.) -- Original 1971 trailer -- 5 different 2004 re-release trailers (The Future -- What's wrong? -- Characters -- Pure cinema -- Be happy)
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
The George Lucas director's cut.
Extent
2 videodiscs (88 min.)
Isbn
9780790765266
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
085391116226
Other physical details
sound, color with black and white sequences
Publisher number
11162
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 2868725
  • (OCoLC)56520465
  • (OCoLC)ocm56520465
  • 1526810
  • 2868725
System details
DVD ; NTSC, region 1; widescreen letterbox presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround audio ; dual-layer disc
Video recording format
DVD
Label
THX 1138, Warner Bros. Pictures ; WB, a Kinney National Company, presents ; an American Zoetrope production ; Executive producer, Francis Ford Coppola ; producer, Lawrence Sturhahn ; screenplay by George Lucas and Walter Murch ; story by George Lucas ; directed by George Lucas, (videorecording DVD)
Distribution
Copyright
Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 1970
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Disc 1: Main Feature (ca. 88 min.) -- Optional audio feature commentary by co-writer/director George Lucas and co-writer/sound designer Walter Murch -- Theatre of Noise Experience: Isolated music and sound effects track -- Optional Master sessions, featuring break-out scene-specific video clips with sound designer Walter Murch ; Disc 2: A Legacy of Filmmakers: The Early Years of American Zoetrope (ca. 64 min. ; 2004 ; written, produced, edited and directed by Gary Leva ; narrated by Richard Dreyfuss) -- Artifact from the Future: The Making of THX 1138 (ca. 31 min. ; Produced, directed and edited by Gary Leva) -- Electronic Labyrinth THX 1138 4EB (ca. 15 min. ; 1967 ; The University of Southern California presents ; a film by George Lucas ; written and directed by George Lucas ; produced by Navy students in the Navy Production Workshop, U.S.C.) -- Bald : The making of THX 1138 (ca. 8 min. ; Warner Bros.) -- Original 1971 trailer -- 5 different 2004 re-release trailers (The Future -- What's wrong? -- Characters -- Pure cinema -- Be happy)
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
The George Lucas director's cut.
Extent
2 videodiscs (88 min.)
Isbn
9780790765266
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
085391116226
Other physical details
sound, color with black and white sequences
Publisher number
11162
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 2868725
  • (OCoLC)56520465
  • (OCoLC)ocm56520465
  • 1526810
  • 2868725
System details
DVD ; NTSC, region 1; widescreen letterbox presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround audio ; dual-layer disc
Video recording format
DVD

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