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The Resource Alien, Twentieth Century-Fox ; a Brandywine-Ronald Shusett production ; a Ridley Scott film

Alien, Twentieth Century-Fox ; a Brandywine-Ronald Shusett production ; a Ridley Scott film

Label
Alien
Title
Alien
Statement of responsibility
Twentieth Century-Fox ; a Brandywine-Ronald Shusett production ; a Ridley Scott film
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
The crew of an interplanetary towing vessel investigates a strange transmission from a desolate planet and discovers a deadly life form
Cataloging source
IEP
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Producers, Gordon Carroll, David Giler and Walter Hill ; director, Ridley Scott ; screenplay, Dan O'Bannon ; story, Dan O'Bannon and Ronald Shusett ; music, Jerry Goldsmith
Intended audience
High school - adults
Language note
In English or Spanish with English or Spanish subtitles
PerformerNote
Tom Skerritt, Sigourney Weaver, Veronica Cartwright, Harry Dean Stanton, John Hurt, Ian Holm, Yaphet Kotto
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1949-
  • 1926-2017
  • 1940-2017
  • 1931-2020
  • 1939-2021
  • 1928-2005
  • 1942-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Skerritt, Tom
  • Weaver, Sigourney
  • Cartwright, Veronica
  • Stanton, Harry Dean
  • Hurt, John
  • Holm, Ian
  • Kotto, Yaphet
  • Shusett, Ronald
  • Scott, Ridley
  • Carroll, Gordon
  • Giler, David
  • Hill, Walter
  • O'Bannon, Dan
  • Goldsmith, Jerry
  • Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation
  • Brandywine Productions
  • Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc
Runtime
117
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Human-alien encounters
  • Life on other planets
  • Space ships
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Alien, Twentieth Century-Fox ; a Brandywine-Ronald Shusett production ; a Ridley Scott film
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • DVD video
  • At head of title on container: Ridley Scott's
  • Videodisc release of the 1979 motion picture
  • Sequel: Aliens
  • Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired
  • Rated R for sci-fi gore and language
  • Dolby Digital surround 5.1 ; DTS Digital surround 5.1 ; THX Digitally mastered
  • Includes 2003 Director's cut (116 min.)
  • Program notes with scene index on insert
Accompanying material
scene index ([4] pages ; 19 cm)
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.
Control code
54012482
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version.
Extent
2 videodiscs (117 min.)
Isbn
9786308244292
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
024543098508
Other physical details
sound, color
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Alien, Twentieth Century-Fox ; a Brandywine-Ronald Shusett production ; a Ridley Scott film
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • DVD video
  • At head of title on container: Ridley Scott's
  • Videodisc release of the 1979 motion picture
  • Sequel: Aliens
  • Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired
  • Rated R for sci-fi gore and language
  • Dolby Digital surround 5.1 ; DTS Digital surround 5.1 ; THX Digitally mastered
  • Includes 2003 Director's cut (116 min.)
  • Program notes with scene index on insert
Accompanying material
scene index ([4] pages ; 19 cm)
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.
Control code
54012482
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version.
Extent
2 videodiscs (117 min.)
Isbn
9786308244292
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
024543098508
Other physical details
sound, color
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
Video recording format
DVD

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