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Title The thing [videorecording] / Universal City Studios, Inc. ; a Turman-Foster Company production ; screenplay, Bill Lancaster ; producers, David Foster, Lawrence Turman ; director, John Carpenter.

Imprint Universal City, CA : Universal, [1998].


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Grandview Library DVD    THI    DUE 11-25-19
Edition Collector's ed.
Description 1 videodisc (1 hr., 49 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Based on the story, Who goes there?, by John W. Campbell.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1982.
Special features: optional commentary by John Carpenter and Kurt Russell; John Carpenter's The thing: terror takes shape (84 min.); production background archive; trailer (2 min.); interactive Web site.
Credits Special visual effects, Albert Whitlock ; special effects, Roy Arbogast ; music, Ennio Morricone ; photography, Dean Cundey ; special make-up effects, Rob Bottin ; executive producer, Wilbur Stark ; editor, Todd Ramsey ; production design, John L. Lloyd.
Cast Kurt Russell, Wilford Brimley, T.K. Carter, David Clennon, Keith David, Richard Dysart, Charles Hallahan, Peter Maloney, Richard Masur, Donald Moffat, Joel Polis, Thomas Waites.
Summary "In the winter of 1982, a twelve man research team at a remote Antarctic research station discovers an alien buried in the snow for over 100,000 years. Soon unfrozen, the form-changing alien wreaks havoc, creates terror and becomes one of them"--Container.
Audience MPAA rating: R.
System Details DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (2.35:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital 5.1.
Language English or dubbed French dialogue, optional French or Spanish subtitles ; closed-captioned.
Subject Life on other planets -- Drama
Antarctica -- Drama.
Genre/Form Science fiction films
Horror films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Added Author Foster, David, 1929-
Turman, Lawrence
Carpenter, John, 1948-
Russell, Kurt.
Brimley, Wilford, 1935-
Carter, T. K., 1956-
Clennon, David
David, Keith
Dysart, Richard.
Hallahan, Charles.
Maloney, Peter.
Masur, Richard
Moffat, Donald, 1930-
Polis, Joel
Waites, Thomas.
Lancaster, Bill, 1947-1997
Campbell, John Wood, 1910-1971. Who goes there?
Universal Pictures (Firm)
Cover Title John Carpenter's The thing
ISBN 0783227507
Standard No. 025192032929
Music No. 20329 Universal
25437 Universal Studios Home Entertainment

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