The Resource The thing, Universal Pictures ; a Turman-Foster Company production ; produced by David Foster & Lawrence Turman ; screenplay by Bill Lancaster ; directed by John Carpenter, (Blu-ray)

The thing, Universal Pictures ; a Turman-Foster Company production ; produced by David Foster & Lawrence Turman ; screenplay by Bill Lancaster ; directed by John Carpenter, (Blu-ray)

Label
The thing
Title
The thing
Statement of responsibility
Universal Pictures ; a Turman-Foster Company production ; produced by David Foster & Lawrence Turman ; screenplay by Bill Lancaster ; directed by John Carpenter
Title variation
John Carpenter's The thing
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Film director
Subject
Genre
Language
  • 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 killing the researchers one by one
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
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Thing (Motion picture : 1982)
Credits note
Special visual effects, Albert Whitlock ; special makeup effects, Rob Bottin ; music, Ennio Morricone ; director of photography, Dean Cundey ; editor, Todd Ramsay
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R
Language note
Closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Kurt Russell, T.K. Carter, David Clennon, Wilford Brimley, Keith David, Richard Masur, Richard Dysart, Charles Hallahan
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1948-
  • 1956-
  • 1934-
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  • Carpenter, John
  • Russell, Kurt
  • Carter, T. K.
  • Clennon, David
  • Brimley, Wilford
  • David, Keith
  • Masur, Richard
  • Dysart, Richard
  • Hallahan, Charles
  • Universal Pictures (Firm)
  • Turman-Foster Company
  • Scream Factory (Firm)
Runtime
109
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  • Human-alien encounters
  • Extraterrestrial beings
  • Scientific expeditions
  • Survival
  • Antarctica
Technique
live action
Label
The thing, Universal Pictures ; a Turman-Foster Company production ; produced by David Foster & Lawrence Turman ; screenplay by Bill Lancaster ; directed by John Carpenter, (Blu-ray)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1982
  • Features: new 2K scan of the interpositive; new audio commentary by Dean Cundy; audio commentaries by director John Carpenter, actor Kurt Russell, and Stuart Cohen; still gallery; new interviews with cast and crew; making-of featurettes; 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
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
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
  • SF-16951--SF-16952
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
Blu-ray; region A; 1080p high-definition widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; DTS-HD master audio 2.0, 4.1 and 5.1; requires Blu-ray player
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc
Label
The thing, Universal Pictures ; a Turman-Foster Company production ; produced by David Foster & Lawrence Turman ; screenplay by Bill Lancaster ; directed by John Carpenter, (Blu-ray)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1982
  • Features: new 2K scan of the interpositive; new audio commentary by Dean Cundy; audio commentaries by director John Carpenter, actor Kurt Russell, and Stuart Cohen; still gallery; new interviews with cast and crew; making-of featurettes; 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
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
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
  • SF-16951--SF-16952
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
Blu-ray; region A; 1080p high-definition widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; DTS-HD master audio 2.0, 4.1 and 5.1; requires Blu-ray player
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc

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