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

The thing [videorecording]/, a Universal picture ; a Turman-Foster Company production ; produced by David Foster, Lawrence Turman ; screenplay by Bill Lancaster ; directed by John Carpenter

Label
The thing [videorecording]/
Title
The thing [videorecording]/
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
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Composer
Cinematographer
Director
Film editor
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
Member of
Cataloging source
TXA
Characteristic
videorecording
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  • Thing (Motion picture : 1982)
  • Thing (Motion picture : 1982)
Credits note
Music, Ennio Morricone ; director of photography, Dean Cundey ; editing, Todd Ramsay
Dewey number
791.4372
Intended audience
MPAA rated R
Language note
In English with optional soundtrack in French, and with optional subtitles in French and Spanish; closed-captioned in English
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.T46 2005
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-
  • 1948-
  • 1947-1997
  • 1935-
  • 1956-
  • 1944-
  • 1930-
  • 1945-
  • 1910-1971
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  • Foster, David
  • Turman, Lawrence
  • Carpenter, John
  • Lancaster, Bill
  • Russell, Kurt
  • Brimley, Wilford
  • Carter, T. K.
  • Clennon, David
  • David, Keith
  • Dysart, Richard
  • Hallahan, Charles
  • Maloney, Peter
  • Masur, Richard
  • Moffat, Donald
  • Polis, Joel
  • Cundey, Dean
  • Ramsay, Todd
  • Morricone, Ennio
  • Campbell, John W.
  • Universal Pictures (Firm)
  • Turman-Foster Company
Runtime
109
Series statement
Collector's edition
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  • Campbell, John W.
  • Campbell, John W.
  • Scientific expeditions
  • Human-alien encounters
  • Research teams
  • Extraterrestrial beings
  • Antarctica
  • Extraterrestrial beings
  • Human-alien encounters
  • Research teams
  • Scientific expeditions
  • Antarctica
  • Extraterrestrial beings
Technique
live action
Label
The thing [videorecording]/, a Universal picture ; a Turman-Foster Company production ; produced by David Foster, Lawrence Turman ; screenplay by Bill Lancaster ; directed by John Carpenter
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "Anamorphic widescreen 2.35:1"--Container
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1982
  • Based on the story, Who goes there? by John W. Campbell Jr
  • Recorded in Dolby digital 5.1 (English)--and Dolby digital 2.0 (French)
  • "Supplement written, produced and directed by Michael Matessino"--Container
  • 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
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
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Collector's edition.
Extent
1 videodisc (109 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
(OCoLC)56929994
System details
DVD ; NTSC, region 1 ; Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Digital 2.0
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The thing [videorecording]/, a Universal picture ; a Turman-Foster Company production ; produced by David Foster, Lawrence Turman ; screenplay by Bill Lancaster ; directed by John Carpenter
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "Anamorphic widescreen 2.35:1"--Container
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1982
  • Based on the story, Who goes there? by John W. Campbell Jr
  • Recorded in Dolby digital 5.1 (English)--and Dolby digital 2.0 (French)
  • "Supplement written, produced and directed by Michael Matessino"--Container
  • 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
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
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Collector's edition.
Extent
1 videodisc (109 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
(OCoLC)56929994
System details
DVD ; NTSC, region 1 ; Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Digital 2.0
Video recording format
DVD

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