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Uniform Title Creature from the Black Lagoon (Motion picture)
Title Creature from the Black Lagoon [videorecording] / Universal International ; screenplay by Harry Essex and Arthur Ross ; story by Marice Zimm ; produced by William Alland ; directed by Jack Arnold.

Imprint Universal City, CA : Universal Studios, ©2000.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library DVD    CRE    Available
Edition Fullscreen.
Description 1 videodisc (1 hr., 20 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
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Series Classic monster collection
Classic monster collection.
System Details DVD; NSTC, region 1; full screen (1.33:1 aspect ratio) presentation; Dolby Digital 2.0 mono.; dual layer.
Language In English with optional English or French subtitles; closed-captioned.
Cast Richard Carlson, Julia Adams, Richard Denning, Antonio Moreno, Nestor Paiva, Whit Bissell, Bernie Gozier, Henry Escalante.
Credits Director of photography, William E. Snyder ; film editor, Ted. J. Kent ; musical direction, Joseph Gershenson ; art direction, Bernard Herzbrun, Hilyard Brown ; set decorations, Russell A. Gausman, Ray Jeffers ; sound, Leslie I. Carey, Joe Lapis ; wardrobe by Rosemary Odell ; underwater sequences directed by James C. Havens ; special photography, Charles S. Welbourne ; [original music, Henry Mancini, Hans J. Salter, Herman Stein].
Note Originally produced as a motion picture in 1954.
Audience Not rated.
Summary In the upper reaches of the Amazon River, a scientific team discovers an amphibious creature, a living missing link. The creature is captured and falls in love with the female assistant of the leader of the research team. The lonely creature kidnaps her, and the scientist mounts an effort to reclaim his sweetheart and return the creature to his watery home.
Note Special features: "Back to the Black Lagoon" featurette; Commentary with film historian Tom Weaver; Production photographs; Theatrical trailers; Production notes; Cast and filmmakers; Universal web link.
Subject Monsters -- Drama.
Lagoons -- Drama.
Archaeologists -- Drama.
Ichthyologists -- Drama.
Amazon River Region -- Drama.
Genre/Form Horror films.
Feature films.
3-D films.
Horror films.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Action and adventure films.
Science fiction films.
Monster films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Arnold, Jack, 1916-1992. Director.
Essex, Harry J., 1910-1997. Screenwriter.
Ross, Arthur (Arthur A.) Screenwriter.
Zimm, Maurice. Screenwriter.
Alland, William, 1916-1997. Producer.
Snyder, William E. Cinematographer.
Kent, Ted. Film editor.
Gershenson, Joseph. Musical director.
Herzbrun, Bernard. Artistic director.
Brown, Hilyard. Artistic director.
Gausman, R. A. (Russell A.), 1892-1963. Set designer.
Jeffers, Ray, 1912-1966. Set designer.
Carey, Leslie I. Sound designer.
Lapis, Joseph. Sound designer.
Odell, Rosemary. Costume designer.
Havens, James C.
Welbourne, Charles S.
Mancini, Henry. Composer.
Salter, Hans J. Composer.
Stein, Herman. Composer.
Carlson, Richard, 1912-1977. Actor.
Adams, Julie, 1926- Actor.
Denning, Richard, 1914-1998. Actor.
Moreno, Antonio, 1887-1967. Actor.
Paiva, Nestor, 1905-1966. Actor.
Bissell, Whit, 1909-1996. Actor.
Gozier, Bernie, 1917-1979. Actor.
Escalante, Henry A., 1915-2002. Actor.
Universal-International (Firm)
Universal Pictures (Firm)
Added Title Back to the Black Lagoon.
ISBN 0783240953
0783242379 (set)
9780783242378 (set)
Standard No. 025192076022
025192078620 set
Music No. 20760 Universal Studios

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