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The Resource John Carpenter's the thing, a Universal Picture ; a Turman-Foster Company production ; produced by David Foster, Lawrence Turman ; screenplay by Bill Lancaster ; directed by John Carpenter, (videorecording)

John Carpenter's the thing, a Universal Picture ; a Turman-Foster Company production ; produced by David Foster, Lawrence Turman ; screenplay by Bill Lancaster ; directed by John Carpenter, (videorecording)

Label
John Carpenter's the thing
Title
John Carpenter's the thing
Statement of responsibility
a Universal Picture ; a Turman-Foster Company production ; produced by David Foster, Lawrence Turman ; screenplay by Bill Lancaster ; directed by John Carpenter
Title variation
Thing
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
A team of scientists find a space creature frozen in the Antarctic that has the ability to take the shape of anything it touches. Based on the short story "Who goes there" by John W. Campbell, Jr
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
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Thing (Motion picture : 1982)
Credits note
Music by Ennio Morricone ; edited by Todd Ramsay ; special make-up effects created and designed by Rob Bottin ; production designer, John L. Lloyd ; director of photography, Dean Cundey ;
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R
Language note
In English with French track ; with optional English, French and Spanish subtitles
PerformerNote
Kurt Russell, A. Wilford Brimley, T.K. Carter, David Clennon, Keith David, Richard Dysart, Charles Hallahan, Peter Maloney, Richard Masur, Donald Moffat, Joel Polis, Thomas Waites
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1948-
  • 1947-1997
  • 1934-
  • 1956-
  • 1930-2018
  • 1955-
  • 1910-1971
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  • Carpenter, John
  • Lancaster, Bill
  • Russell, Kurt
  • Brimley, Wilford
  • Carter, T. K.
  • Clennon, David
  • David, Keith
  • Dysart, Richard
  • Hallahan, Charles
  • Maloney, Peter
  • Masur, Richard
  • Moffat, Donald
  • Polis, Joel
  • Waites, Thomas G.
  • Morricone, Ennio
  • Campbell, John W.
  • Turman-Foster Company
  • Universal Pictures Company
Runtime
109
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  • Human-alien encounters
  • Scientists
  • Antarctica
Technique
live action
Label
John Carpenter's the thing, a Universal Picture ; a Turman-Foster Company production ; produced by David Foster, Lawrence Turman ; screenplay by Bill Lancaster ; directed by John Carpenter, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1982
  • Features: commentary by Kurt Russell & John Carpenter ; making of documentary (84 min.) ; production notes ; production photographs ; production sketches ; outtakes ; trailer, outtakes ; storyboards and conceptual art ; scene access
Control code
ocm56729078
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Edition
Collector's ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (109 min.)
Isbn
9781417010905
Other control number
025192543722
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
25437
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781417010905
System details
DVD; widescreen
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Label
John Carpenter's the thing, a Universal Picture ; a Turman-Foster Company production ; produced by David Foster, Lawrence Turman ; screenplay by Bill Lancaster ; directed by John Carpenter, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1982
  • Features: commentary by Kurt Russell & John Carpenter ; making of documentary (84 min.) ; production notes ; production photographs ; production sketches ; outtakes ; trailer, outtakes ; storyboards and conceptual art ; scene access
Control code
ocm56729078
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Edition
Collector's ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (109 min.)
Isbn
9781417010905
Other control number
025192543722
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
25437
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781417010905
System details
DVD; widescreen
Terms governing use
For private home use only.

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