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The Resource Blade, an Alliance Atlantis release of a New Line Cinema presentation, an Amen Ra Films production in association with Peter Frankfurt, a Stephen Norrington picture ; produced by Peter Frankfurt, Wesley Snipes, Robert Engelman ; written by David S. Goyer ; directed by Stephen Norrington, (videorecording)

Blade, an Alliance Atlantis release of a New Line Cinema presentation, an Amen Ra Films production in association with Peter Frankfurt, a Stephen Norrington picture ; produced by Peter Frankfurt, Wesley Snipes, Robert Engelman ; written by David S. Goyer ; directed by Stephen Norrington, (videorecording)

Label
Blade
Title
Blade
Statement of responsibility
an Alliance Atlantis release of a New Line Cinema presentation, an Amen Ra Films production in association with Peter Frankfurt, a Stephen Norrington picture ; produced by Peter Frankfurt, Wesley Snipes, Robert Engelman ; written by David S. Goyer ; directed by Stephen Norrington
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Blade is a tortured soul who is half man, half immortal who has dedicated his life to destroying a notorious Nosferatu. He sharpens his lethal skills under the guidance of Whistler, his mentor, guardian and fellow hunter of the night. When the bloodthirsty Immortals' vampire lord, Deacon Frost, sets out to destroy the human race, Blade becomes humanity's last hope for survival
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Blade (1998)
Credits note
Director of photography, Theo Van de Sande ; editor, Paul Rubell ; music, Mark Isham
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
OFRB rating: R
Language note
English (Dolby 5.1) or dubbed French (Dolby 2.0) dialogue, English subtitles; closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.B53 2006
PerformerNote
Wesley Snipes, Stephen Dorff, Kris Kristofferson, N'Bushe Wright, Donal Logue
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1964-
  • 1973-
  • 1970-
  • 1966-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Frankfurt, Peter
  • Snipes, Wesley
  • Engelman, Robert
  • Goyer, David S
  • Norrington, Stephen
  • Dorff, Stephen
  • Kristofferson, Kris
  • Wright, N'Bushe
  • Logue, Donal
  • Isham, Mark
  • Wolfman, Marv
  • Colan, Gene
  • Alliance Atlantis (Firm)
  • New Line Cinema Corporation
  • Amen Ra Films
  • Marvel Comics Group
  • Motion Picture Distribution LP
Runtime
120
Series statement
New Line platinum series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Vampires
  • Predator hunting
  • Mentoring
  • Enemies
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Blade, an Alliance Atlantis release of a New Line Cinema presentation, an Amen Ra Films production in association with Peter Frankfurt, a Stephen Norrington picture ; produced by Peter Frankfurt, Wesley Snipes, Robert Engelman ; written by David S. Goyer ; directed by Stephen Norrington, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Note
  • Title from container
  • Blade and Deacon Frost characters created for Marvel Comics by Marv Wolfman & Gene Cohan
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1998
  • Special features: Audio commentary by actor/producer Wesley Snipes, actor Stephen Dorff, writer David S. Goyer, director of photography Theo Van de Sande, production desiger Kirk M. Petruccelli and producer Peter Frankfurt; isolated score with commentary by composer Mark Isham; "La Magra:" featurette includes story's evolution with deleted scenes and alternate ending; "Designing Blade:" view the development of the production designs, make-up and special effects featurette; "The origins of Blade:" exploration of dark comics featurette; "The blood tide:" a look at vampire mythology and real-life blood rituals featurette; "Pencil to post:" pencil sketches through production designs featurette; "House of Erebus:" uncover the heritage of the twelve tribes in the ancient vampire ruling council featurette; cast and crew biographies and filmographies; original theatrical trailer. DVD-ROM content: Original screenplay: access any scene in the movie directly from the early draft and print any section, or the entire screenplay; Blade highlights from the 1998 ComiCon convention; Web access links and more
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 120 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
065935141976
Other physical details
sound, color
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn495730235
  • 5388186
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (2.35:1, enhanced) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo. surround
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Blade, an Alliance Atlantis release of a New Line Cinema presentation, an Amen Ra Films production in association with Peter Frankfurt, a Stephen Norrington picture ; produced by Peter Frankfurt, Wesley Snipes, Robert Engelman ; written by David S. Goyer ; directed by Stephen Norrington, (videorecording)
Publication
Distribution
Note
  • Title from container
  • Blade and Deacon Frost characters created for Marvel Comics by Marv Wolfman & Gene Cohan
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1998
  • Special features: Audio commentary by actor/producer Wesley Snipes, actor Stephen Dorff, writer David S. Goyer, director of photography Theo Van de Sande, production desiger Kirk M. Petruccelli and producer Peter Frankfurt; isolated score with commentary by composer Mark Isham; "La Magra:" featurette includes story's evolution with deleted scenes and alternate ending; "Designing Blade:" view the development of the production designs, make-up and special effects featurette; "The origins of Blade:" exploration of dark comics featurette; "The blood tide:" a look at vampire mythology and real-life blood rituals featurette; "Pencil to post:" pencil sketches through production designs featurette; "House of Erebus:" uncover the heritage of the twelve tribes in the ancient vampire ruling council featurette; cast and crew biographies and filmographies; original theatrical trailer. DVD-ROM content: Original screenplay: access any scene in the movie directly from the early draft and print any section, or the entire screenplay; Blade highlights from the 1998 ComiCon convention; Web access links and more
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 120 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
065935141976
Other physical details
sound, color
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn495730235
  • 5388186
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (2.35:1, enhanced) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo. surround
Video recording format
DVD

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