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The Resource Close encounters of the third kind, Columbia/EMI presentation, a Phillips production, a Stephen Spielberg film ; produced by Julia Phillips and Michael Phillips ; written and directed by Steven Spielberg, (videorecording)

Close encounters of the third kind, Columbia/EMI presentation, a Phillips production, a Stephen Spielberg film ; produced by Julia Phillips and Michael Phillips ; written and directed by Steven Spielberg, (videorecording)

Label
Close encounters of the third kind
Title
Close encounters of the third kind
Statement of responsibility
Columbia/EMI presentation, a Phillips production, a Stephen Spielberg film ; produced by Julia Phillips and Michael Phillips ; written and directed by Steven Spielberg
Title variation
Close encounters of the 3rd kind
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • spa
  • tha
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • chi
  • eng
  • fre
  • kor
  • por
  • eng
Summary
Roy Neary is a cable worker who, along with several others, become stunned bystanders who have experienced a close encounter of the first kind - witnessing UFOs soar across the sky. After this life-changing event, the inexplicable vision of a strange, mountain-like formation haunts him. He becomes obsessed with discovering what it represents. Meanwhile, bizarre occurrences are happening around the world. Government agents have close encounters of a second kind - discovering physical evidence of extraterrestrial visitors in the form of a lost fighter aircraft from World War II and a stranded military ship that disappeared decades earlier only to suddenly reappear in unusual places. Roy continues to chase his vision to a remote area where he and the agents follow the clues that have drawn them to reach a site where they will have a close encounter of the third kind - contact
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Close encounters of the third kind (1977)
Credits note
Director of photography, Vilmos Zsigmond ; editor, Michael Kahn ; music, John Williams ; visual effects, Douglas Trumbull
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
  • OFRB rating: PG
  • MPAA rating: PG; for some intense sci-fi action, mild language and thematic elements
Language note
English (DTS 5.1, Dolby 5.1), dubbed French (Dolby 5.1) or dubbed Spanish (Dolby 5.1) dialogue, Chinese, English, French, Korean, Portuguese, Spanish or Thai subtitles; closed captioned
LC call number
PN1995.9.S26
LC item number
C5674 2007
PerformerNote
Richard Dreyfuss, Teri Garr, Melinda Dillon, François Truffaut
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1944-2002
  • 1943-
  • 1946-
  • 1952-
  • 1939-
  • 1932-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Phillips, Julia
  • Phillips, Michael
  • Spielberg, Steven
  • Dreyfuss, Richard
  • Garr, Teri
  • Dillon, Melinda
  • Truffaut, François
  • Williams, John
  • Columbia-E.M.I.-Warner Distributors
  • Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
404
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Unidentified flying objects
  • Human-alien encounters
  • Quests (Expeditions)
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Close encounters of the third kind, Columbia/EMI presentation, a Phillips production, a Stephen Spielberg film ; produced by Julia Phillips and Michael Phillips ; written and directed by Steven Spielberg, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from set container and disc label
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1977
  • "All 3 movie versions together for the first time! Plus, a new interview with Steven Spielberg"--Packaging sticker
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
Contents
Disc one: Original theatrical version (ca. 135 min.) -- Disc two: Special ed. (ca. 132 min.) -- Disc three: Director's cut (ca. 137 min.)
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen, thirtieth anniversary ultimate edition.
Extent
3 videodiscs (approximately 137 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396237025
Other physical details
sound, color
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn180774807
  • 5384552
System details
DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; DTS 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, remastered in High Definition
Terms governing use
This disc is copy protected.
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Close encounters of the third kind, Columbia/EMI presentation, a Phillips production, a Stephen Spielberg film ; produced by Julia Phillips and Michael Phillips ; written and directed by Steven Spielberg, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Title from set container and disc label
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1977
  • "All 3 movie versions together for the first time! Plus, a new interview with Steven Spielberg"--Packaging sticker
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
Contents
Disc one: Original theatrical version (ca. 135 min.) -- Disc two: Special ed. (ca. 132 min.) -- Disc three: Director's cut (ca. 137 min.)
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen, thirtieth anniversary ultimate edition.
Extent
3 videodiscs (approximately 137 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396237025
Other physical details
sound, color
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn180774807
  • 5384552
System details
DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; DTS 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, remastered in High Definition
Terms governing use
This disc is copy protected.
Video recording format
DVD

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