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The Resource John Carpenter's The thing., a Universal picture ; a Turman-Foster Company production ; produced by David Foster, Lawrence Turman ; screenplay by Bill Lancaster ; directed by John Carpenter

John Carpenter's The thing., a Universal picture ; a Turman-Foster Company production ; produced by David Foster, Lawrence Turman ; screenplay by Bill Lancaster ; directed by John Carpenter

Label
John Carpenter's The thing.
Title
John Carpenter's 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
Thing
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • 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
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Thing (Motion picture : 1982)
Credits note
Music, Ennio Morricone ; photography, Dean Cundey ; editor, Todd Ramsey
Dewey number
791.4372
Language note
Closed captioned. In English with optional soundtrack in French, and with optional subtitles in French and Spanish
LC call number
PN1995.9.H6
LC item number
T46 2004
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
  • 1929-
  • 1934-
  • 1956-
  • 1930-2018
  • 1948-
  • 1947-1997
  • 1910-1971
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  • Foster, David
  • Russell, Kurt
  • Brimley, Wilford
  • Carter, T. K.
  • Clennon, David
  • David, Keith
  • Dysart, Richard
  • Hallahan, Charles
  • Maloney, Peter
  • Moffat, Donald
  • Carpenter, John
  • Lancaster, Bill
  • Turman, Lawrence
  • Campbell, John W.
  • Universal Pictures (Firm)
  • Turman-Foster Company
Runtime
109
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Extraterrestrial beings
Technique
live action
Label
John Carpenter's The thing., a Universal picture ; a Turman-Foster Company production ; produced by David Foster, Lawrence Turman ; screenplay by Bill Lancaster ; directed by John Carpenter
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1982
  • Based on the story, Who goes there?, by John W. Campbell Jr
  • Anamorphic widescreen 2.35:1
  • Special features include optional feature commentary with John Carpenter and Kurt Russell; the documentary, John Carpenter's The Thing, terror takes shape; production background archive; cast production photographs, production art and storyboards; behind-the-scenes location footage; outtakes, original theatrical trailer
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
932191
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Collector's edition
Extent
1 videodisc (1 hr., 49 min.)
Isbn
9781417010905
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192543722
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
25437
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 932191
  • (OCoLC)56929994
System details
DVD; Dolby digital 5.1
Video recording format
DVD
Label
John Carpenter's The thing., a Universal picture ; a Turman-Foster Company production ; produced by David Foster, Lawrence Turman ; screenplay by Bill Lancaster ; directed by John Carpenter
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1982
  • Based on the story, Who goes there?, by John W. Campbell Jr
  • Anamorphic widescreen 2.35:1
  • Special features include optional feature commentary with John Carpenter and Kurt Russell; the documentary, John Carpenter's The Thing, terror takes shape; production background archive; cast production photographs, production art and storyboards; behind-the-scenes location footage; outtakes, original theatrical trailer
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
932191
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Collector's edition
Extent
1 videodisc (1 hr., 49 min.)
Isbn
9781417010905
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192543722
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
25437
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 932191
  • (OCoLC)56929994
System details
DVD; Dolby digital 5.1
Video recording format
DVD

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