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The Resource The Thing, Universal City Studios, Inc. ; a Turman-Foster Company production ; producers, David Foster, Lawrence Turman ; director, John Carpenter, (videorecording DVD)

The Thing, Universal City Studios, Inc. ; a Turman-Foster Company production ; producers, David Foster, Lawrence Turman ; director, John Carpenter, (videorecording DVD)

Label
The Thing
Title
The Thing
Statement of responsibility
Universal City Studios, Inc. ; a Turman-Foster Company production ; producers, David Foster, Lawrence Turman ; director, John Carpenter
Title variation
John Carpenter's The thing
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
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
Cataloging source
JFN
Characteristic
videorecording
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
Intended audience
Rated R
Language note
English and French language; subtitles in English and Spanish
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-
  • 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
  • Maloney, Peter
  • Masur, Richard
  • Moffat, Donald
  • Polis, Joel
  • Waites, Thomas
  • Carpenter, John
  • Lancaster, Bill
  • Campbell, John W.
Runtime
109
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Monsters in motion pictures
  • Aliens in motion pictures
Technique
live action
Label
The Thing, Universal City Studios, Inc. ; a Turman-Foster Company production ; producers, David Foster, Lawrence Turman ; director, John Carpenter, (videorecording DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Widescreen version
  • Digitally recorded ; stereo surround ; THX digitally mastered
  • Based on the story, Who goes there?, by John W. Campbell
  • For specific features see interactive menu
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Collector's ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (DVD)(109 min.)
Isbn
9781417010905
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
20329
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm47005157
  • 1177460
System details
DVD format
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The Thing, Universal City Studios, Inc. ; a Turman-Foster Company production ; producers, David Foster, Lawrence Turman ; director, John Carpenter, (videorecording DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Widescreen version
  • Digitally recorded ; stereo surround ; THX digitally mastered
  • Based on the story, Who goes there?, by John W. Campbell
  • For specific features see interactive menu
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Collector's ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (DVD)(109 min.)
Isbn
9781417010905
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
20329
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm47005157
  • 1177460
System details
DVD format
Video recording format
DVD

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