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The Resource The war of the worlds, Paramount Pictures Corporation; produced by George Pal ; screenplay by Barré Lyndon ; directed by Byron Haskin, (videorecording)

The war of the worlds, Paramount Pictures Corporation; produced by George Pal ; screenplay by Barré Lyndon ; directed by Byron Haskin, (videorecording)

Label
The war of the worlds
Title
The war of the worlds
Statement of responsibility
Paramount Pictures Corporation; produced by George Pal ; screenplay by Barré Lyndon ; directed by Byron Haskin
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Resisdents of a small town are excited when they see a flaming meteor land in the hills. Thier excitement is dampened when they discover it has passengers from Mars aboard. They soon discover that the Martians are not very friendly
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
War of the worlds (Motion picture : 1953)
Credits note
Director of photography, George Barnes; edited by Everett Douglas; music score by Leith Stevens
Intended audience
MPAA rating: G
Language note
English or French dialogue with optional English subtitles; closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Gene Barry, Ann Robinson, Les Tremayne, Bob Cornthwaite, Sandro Giglio, Lewis Martin, Housely Stevenson, Jr., Paul Frees, Bill Phipps, Vernon Rich, Henry Brandon, Jack Kruschen
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1899-1984
  • 1929-
  • 1896-1972
  • 1866-1946
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Haskin, Byron
  • Barry, Gene
  • Robinson, Ann
  • Tremayne, Les
  • Lyndon, Barré
  • Wells, H. G.
  • Paramount Pictures Corporation
Runtime
85
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Martians
  • Human-alien encounters
  • Cities and towns
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The war of the worlds, Paramount Pictures Corporation; produced by George Pal ; screenplay by Barré Lyndon ; directed by Byron Haskin, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by H.G. Wells
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1953
  • Commentary by Sir Cedric Hardwicke
  • Features: commentary by actors Ann Robinson and Gene Barry; commentary by film director Joe Dante, film historian Bob Burns, and author Bill Warren; The sky is falling: making the war of the worlds; H.G. Wells: the father of science fiction; radio broadcast; original theatrical trailer
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm61267478
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special collector's ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 85 min.)
Isbn
9781415711668
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
097360263947
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
026394
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 2.0 surround
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The war of the worlds, Paramount Pictures Corporation; produced by George Pal ; screenplay by Barré Lyndon ; directed by Byron Haskin, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by H.G. Wells
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1953
  • Commentary by Sir Cedric Hardwicke
  • Features: commentary by actors Ann Robinson and Gene Barry; commentary by film director Joe Dante, film historian Bob Burns, and author Bill Warren; The sky is falling: making the war of the worlds; H.G. Wells: the father of science fiction; radio broadcast; original theatrical trailer
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm61267478
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special collector's ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 85 min.)
Isbn
9781415711668
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
097360263947
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
026394
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 2.0 surround
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD

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