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The Resource Earth vs. the flying saucers, Columbia Pictures ; a Clover production ; screenplay by George Worthing Yates, Bernard Gordon ; screen story by Curt Siodmak ; produced by Charles H. Schneer ; directed by Fred F. Sears, (videorecording)

Earth vs. the flying saucers, Columbia Pictures ; a Clover production ; screenplay by George Worthing Yates, Bernard Gordon ; screen story by Curt Siodmak ; produced by Charles H. Schneer ; directed by Fred F. Sears, (videorecording)

Label
Earth vs. the flying saucers
Title
Earth vs. the flying saucers
Statement of responsibility
Columbia Pictures ; a Clover production ; screenplay by George Worthing Yates, Bernard Gordon ; screen story by Curt Siodmak ; produced by Charles H. Schneer ; directed by Fred F. Sears
Title variation
Earth versus the flying saucers
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • por
  • spa
  • eng
  • fre
  • por
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
Dr. Russell Marvin works for Operation Skyhook, a government task force sending rockets into space to probe for future space flights. When the rockets begin mysteriously disappearing, Dr. Marvin investigates, only to find the rockets are being intercepted by an army of space aliens who give humanity an ultimatum: loyalty or death
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Cinematographer, Fred Jackman, Jr. ; editor, Danny B. Landres ; music, Mischa Bakaleinikoff ; special effects, Ray Harryhausen ; art director, Paul Palmentola
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
In English, French, Spanish and Portuguese with English, French, Spanish, and Portuguese subtitles ; closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Hugh Marlowe, Joan Taylor, Donald Curtis, Morris Ankrum, John Zaremba
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1911-1982
  • 1929-2012
  • 1897-1964
  • 1897-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Sears, Fred F
  • Marlowe, Hugh
  • Taylor, Joan
  • Curtis, Donald
  • Ankrum, Morris
  • Zaremba, John
  • Keyhoe, Donald E.
  • Columbia Pictures Corporation
  • Clover (Firm)
  • Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
83
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Human-alien encounters
  • Extraterrestrial beings
  • Unidentified flying objects
  • Space ships
  • Rockets (Aeronautics)
  • Earth (Planet)
Technique
live action
Label
Earth vs. the flying saucers, Columbia Pictures ; a Clover production ; screenplay by George Worthing Yates, Bernard Gordon ; screen story by Curt Siodmak ; produced by Charles H. Schneer ; directed by Fred F. Sears, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1956
  • Suggested by "Flying saucers from outer space" by Major Donald E. Keyhoe
  • Features: disc 1. scene selection, audio commentary, choice of viewing in black and white or color, trailers ; disc 2. Remembering "Earth vs. the flying saucers" ; The Hollywood blacklist and Bernard Gordon ; a present-day look at stop-motion ; Tim Burton sits down with Ray Harryhausen ; interview with Joan Taylor; David Schecter on Mischa Bakaleinikoff ; digital sneak peek of "Flying saucers vs. the Earth" comic book ; original screenplay credits ; video photo galleries; original artwork; the colorization process
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
Disc 1: Feature presentation in original b&w or color ; special features -- Disc 2: special features
Control code
190702340
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (ca. 83 min.)
Isbn
9781424885312
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396226197
Other physical details
sd., col. or b&w
Publisher number
22619
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781424885312
System details
DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, remastered in High Definition
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Earth vs. the flying saucers, Columbia Pictures ; a Clover production ; screenplay by George Worthing Yates, Bernard Gordon ; screen story by Curt Siodmak ; produced by Charles H. Schneer ; directed by Fred F. Sears, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1956
  • Suggested by "Flying saucers from outer space" by Major Donald E. Keyhoe
  • Features: disc 1. scene selection, audio commentary, choice of viewing in black and white or color, trailers ; disc 2. Remembering "Earth vs. the flying saucers" ; The Hollywood blacklist and Bernard Gordon ; a present-day look at stop-motion ; Tim Burton sits down with Ray Harryhausen ; interview with Joan Taylor; David Schecter on Mischa Bakaleinikoff ; digital sneak peek of "Flying saucers vs. the Earth" comic book ; original screenplay credits ; video photo galleries; original artwork; the colorization process
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
Disc 1: Feature presentation in original b&w or color ; special features -- Disc 2: special features
Control code
190702340
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (ca. 83 min.)
Isbn
9781424885312
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396226197
Other physical details
sd., col. or b&w
Publisher number
22619
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781424885312
System details
DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, remastered in High Definition
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD

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