The Resource Alien [videorecording], 20th Century Fox ; a Brandywine-Ronald Shusett production; a Ridley Scott film

Alien [videorecording], 20th Century Fox ; a Brandywine-Ronald Shusett production; a Ridley Scott film

Label
Alien [videorecording]
Title
Alien [videorecording]
Statement of responsibility
20th Century Fox ; a Brandywine-Ronald Shusett production; a Ridley Scott film
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Terror begins when the crew of a spaceship investigates a transmission from a desolate planet and discovers a life form that is perfectly evolved to annihilate mankind. Each crew member is slain until only Ripley is left
Awards note
1979 Academy Award: Best effects (visual effects).
Cataloging source
UAU
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director, Ridley Scott ; producers, Gordon Carroll, David Giler, and Walter Hill ; screenplay by Dan O'Bannon
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Rated R
Language note
Closed-captioned. English (Dolby 5.1 and surround) and French (Dolby surround) soundtracks with optional subtitles in English and Spanish
LC call number
PN1995.9 .S26 A45 2001
PerformerNote
Sigourney Weaver, Tom Skerritt, Veronica Cartwright, Harry Dean Stanton, John Hurt, Ian Holm, Yaphet Kotto
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1949-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Scott, Ridley
  • Weaver, Sigourney
  • Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc
Runtime
116
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Life on other planets
  • Monsters
  • Human-alien encounters
  • Horror films
  • Feature films
  • Science fiction films
  • Films for the hearing impaired
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Alien [videorecording], 20th Century Fox ; a Brandywine-Ronald Shusett production; a Ridley Scott film
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1979
  • Special features: audio commentary by Ridley Scott; deleted scenes; artwork and photo galleries; original storyboards; isolated original score; alternate music tracks
Accompanying material
1 insert sheet.
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (116 min.)
Governing access note
Public performance rights included
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
086162000751
Other physical details
sd., col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)911824641
System details
DVD; 5.1 DTS, Dolby surround, Region 1, dual layer
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Alien [videorecording], 20th Century Fox ; a Brandywine-Ronald Shusett production; a Ridley Scott film
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1979
  • Special features: audio commentary by Ridley Scott; deleted scenes; artwork and photo galleries; original storyboards; isolated original score; alternate music tracks
Accompanying material
1 insert sheet.
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (116 min.)
Governing access note
Public performance rights included
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
086162000751
Other physical details
sd., col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)911824641
System details
DVD; 5.1 DTS, Dolby surround, Region 1, dual layer
Video recording format
DVD

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