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Title Fiend without a face [videorecording] / Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; an Amalgamated production ; screenplay by Herbert J. Leder ; produced by John Croydon ; directed by Arthur Crabtree.

Imprint [Irvington, NY] : Criterion Collection, c2000.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library DVD    FIE    Available
Edition Widescreen.
Description 1 videodisc (74 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Criterion collection ; 92
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 92.
Note Based on a story by Amelia Reynolds Long.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1958.
Liner notes by noted film scholar Bruce Kawin, inserted.
Special features include: Audio commentary: A conversation with executive producer Richard Gordon and genre film writer Tom Weaver ; a collection of trailers from Godon films: Fiend without a face, The haunted strangler, Corridor's of blood, First man into space, and The atomic submarine ; rare still photographs and ephemera, with commentary ; vintage advertisements and lobby cards.
Credits Special effects, Ruppel & Nordhoff, Peter Neilson ; music, Buxton Orr, conducted by Frederic Lewis ; editing, R.Q. McNaughton.
Cast Marshall Thompson, Kynaston Reeves, Kim Parker, Stanley Maxted, Terence Kilburn, James Dyrenforth, Robert MacKenzie, Peter Madden, Gil Winfield.
Summary A scientist performing renegade research on thought materialization unwittingly creates creatures of pure atomic energy that hunger for human nervous systems. These brain-like creatures begin attacking people near a secret Air Force radar station, devouring their brains.
System Details DVD, 1.66:1 aspect ratio (16:9 enhanced for widescreen TVs); Dolby digital mono.
Language English subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired.
Subject Long, Amelia Reynolds, 1904-1978 -- Film adaptations.
Scientists -- Drama.
Monsters -- Drama.
Science -- Moral and ethical aspects -- Drama.
Genre/Form Science fiction films.
Horror films.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Criterion collection
Added Author Crabtree, Arthur, 1900-1975.
Croydon, John J., 1907-1994.
Leder, Herbert J.
Thompson, Marshall, 1925-1992.
Reeves, Kynaston, 1893-1971.
Kilburn, Terence.
Dyrenforth, James.
Long, Amelia Reynolds, 1904-1978.
Amalgamated Productions Inc.
Criterion Collection (Firm)
ISBN 1559409118 : $39.95
Standard No. 715515011327
Music No. CC1564D Criterion Collection

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