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The Resource Alien, 20th Century Fox ; a Brandywine-Ronald Shusett production ; screenplay by Dan O'Bannon ; produced by Gordon Carroll, David Giler and Walter Hill ; directed by Ridley Scott, (videorecording)

Alien, 20th Century Fox ; a Brandywine-Ronald Shusett production ; screenplay by Dan O'Bannon ; produced by Gordon Carroll, David Giler and Walter Hill ; directed by Ridley Scott, (videorecording)

Label
Alien
Title
Alien
Statement of responsibility
20th Century Fox ; a Brandywine-Ronald Shusett production ; screenplay by Dan O'Bannon ; produced by Gordon Carroll, David Giler and Walter Hill ; directed by Ridley Scott
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
A mindless, savage, and merciless alien is attacking the crew of an intergalactic freighter and it must be stopped before they are all killed
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Alien (1979)
Credits note
Story, Dan O'Bannon, Ronald Shusett ; director of photography, Derek Vanlint ; film editor, Terry Rawlings ; music, Jerry Goldsmith
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Canadian rating: 18A
Language note
English or French dialogue; Spanish or English subtitles
LC call number
PN1997.2
LC item number
.A54 2003
PerformerNote
Tom Skerritt, Sigourney Weaver, Veronica Cartwright, Harry Dean Stanton, John Hurt, Ian Holm, Yaphet Kotto
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1928-2005
  • 1942-
  • 1949-
  • 1926-
  • 1940-
  • 1931-
  • 1939-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Shusett, Ronald
  • O'Bannon, Dan
  • Carroll, Gordon
  • Giler, David
  • Hill, Walter
  • Scott, Ridley
  • Skerritt, Tom
  • Weaver, Sigourney
  • Cartwright, Veronica
  • Stanton, Harry Dean
  • Hurt, John
  • Holm, Ian
  • Kotto, Yaphet
  • Vanlint, Derek
  • Rawlings, Terry
  • Goldsmith, Jerry
  • Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation
  • Brandywine (Firm)
  • Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc
Runtime
233
Series statement
Collector's edition
Series volume
10
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ripley
  • Monsters
  • Human-alien encounters
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Alien, 20th Century Fox ; a Brandywine-Ronald Shusett production ; screenplay by Dan O'Bannon ; produced by Gordon Carroll, David Giler and Walter Hill ; directed by Ridley Scott, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1979
  • Special features include: "Star beast": developing the story ; "The visualists: direction and design" ; "Truckers in space: casting" ; "The eighth passenger: creature design" ; Sigourney Weaver screen test ; "The chestbuster: creature design" ; multi-angle scene studies ; still photo galleries ; deleted and extended scenes
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
Contents
Disc 1: 1979 theatrical version (117 min.) and 2003 director's cut (116 min.) -- Disc 2: Special features
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Director's cut.
Extent
2 videodiscs (233 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
024543098270
Other physical details
sound, color
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn631891614
  • 5333388
System details
DVD, Dolby 5.1 Surround, widescreen
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Alien, 20th Century Fox ; a Brandywine-Ronald Shusett production ; screenplay by Dan O'Bannon ; produced by Gordon Carroll, David Giler and Walter Hill ; directed by Ridley Scott, (videorecording)
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1979
  • Special features include: "Star beast": developing the story ; "The visualists: direction and design" ; "Truckers in space: casting" ; "The eighth passenger: creature design" ; Sigourney Weaver screen test ; "The chestbuster: creature design" ; multi-angle scene studies ; still photo galleries ; deleted and extended scenes
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
Contents
Disc 1: 1979 theatrical version (117 min.) and 2003 director's cut (116 min.) -- Disc 2: Special features
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Director's cut.
Extent
2 videodiscs (233 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
024543098270
Other physical details
sound, color
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn631891614
  • 5333388
System details
DVD, Dolby 5.1 Surround, widescreen
Video recording format
DVD

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