The Resource The thing, a Turman-Foster Company production ; screenplay by Bill Lancaster ; co-producer Stuart Cohen ; produced by David Foster & Lawrence Turman ; directed by John Carpenter

The thing, a Turman-Foster Company production ; screenplay by Bill Lancaster ; co-producer Stuart Cohen ; produced by David Foster & Lawrence Turman ; directed by John Carpenter

Label
The thing
Title
The thing
Statement of responsibility
a Turman-Foster Company production ; screenplay by Bill Lancaster ; co-producer Stuart Cohen ; produced by David Foster & Lawrence Turman ; directed by John Carpenter
Contributor
Actor
Film director
Film producer
Production company
Publisher
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
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 begins kiling the researchers one by one
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Special visual effects, Albert Whitlock ; special makeup effects, Rob Bottin ; music, Ennio Morricone ; director of photography, Dean Cundey
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Rating: R
Language note
English dialogue; optional English subtitles
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.T456 2016
PerformerNote
Kurt Russell, Wilford Brimley, Keith David, Richard Masur
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1935-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Carpenter, John
  • Lancaster, Bill
  • Cohen, Stuart
  • Foster, David
  • Turman, Lawrence
  • Russell, Kurt
  • Brimley, Wilford
  • David, Keith
  • Masur, Richard
  • Turman-Foster Company
  • Scream Factory (Firm)
Runtime
109
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Aliens
  • Terrorists
  • Murder
  • Aliens
  • Murder
  • Terrorists
Technique
live action
Label
The thing, a Turman-Foster Company production ; screenplay by Bill Lancaster ; co-producer Stuart Cohen ; produced by David Foster & Lawrence Turman ; directed by John Carpenter
Link
http://midwesttapes.com/images/movies/000/000/000/011/668/000000000011668843.jpg
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from sell sheet
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1982
  • Wide screen (2.35:1)
  • Special features: Disc 1. New 2k scan of the interpositive supervised by director of photography Dean Cundey ; new audio commentary with Dean Cundey ; audio commentary by director John Carpenter and actor Kurt Russell ; theatrical and teaser trailers ; TV spots ; radio spots ; still gallery -- Disc 2. New interviews with cast and crew ; "John Carpenter's The thing : terror takes shape", a documentary featuring interviews with John Carpenter, Kurt Russell, plus members of the cast and crew ; "The making of The thing" (1982) ; outtakes ; network TV broadcast version of The thing ; three vintage featurettes ; vintage product reel, containing a condensed version of the film with alternate footage ; behind-the-scenes footage ; annotated production archive, production art and storyboards, location scouting & more
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
Control code
ocn956323396
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Collector's edition.
Extent
2 videodiscs (109 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
826663169508
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
SF16950
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)956323396
System details
Blu-ray; region A; 1080p high-definition widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; DTS-HD master audio 5.1; requires Blu-ray player
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc
Label
The thing, a Turman-Foster Company production ; screenplay by Bill Lancaster ; co-producer Stuart Cohen ; produced by David Foster & Lawrence Turman ; directed by John Carpenter
Link
http://midwesttapes.com/images/movies/000/000/000/011/668/000000000011668843.jpg
Publication
Note
  • Title from sell sheet
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1982
  • Wide screen (2.35:1)
  • Special features: Disc 1. New 2k scan of the interpositive supervised by director of photography Dean Cundey ; new audio commentary with Dean Cundey ; audio commentary by director John Carpenter and actor Kurt Russell ; theatrical and teaser trailers ; TV spots ; radio spots ; still gallery -- Disc 2. New interviews with cast and crew ; "John Carpenter's The thing : terror takes shape", a documentary featuring interviews with John Carpenter, Kurt Russell, plus members of the cast and crew ; "The making of The thing" (1982) ; outtakes ; network TV broadcast version of The thing ; three vintage featurettes ; vintage product reel, containing a condensed version of the film with alternate footage ; behind-the-scenes footage ; annotated production archive, production art and storyboards, location scouting & more
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
Control code
ocn956323396
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Collector's edition.
Extent
2 videodiscs (109 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
826663169508
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
SF16950
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)956323396
System details
Blu-ray; region A; 1080p high-definition widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; DTS-HD master audio 5.1; requires Blu-ray player
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc

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