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The Resource Alien, Twentieth Century Fox presents ; screenplay by Dan O'Bannon ; story by Dan O'Bannon, Ronald Shusett ; produced by Gordon Carroll, David Giler and Walter Hill ; directed by Ridley Scott, (videorecording)

Alien, Twentieth Century Fox presents ; screenplay by Dan O'Bannon ; story by Dan O'Bannon, Ronald Shusett ; produced by Gordon Carroll, David Giler and Walter Hill ; directed by Ridley Scott, (videorecording)

Label
Alien
Title
Alien
Statement of responsibility
Twentieth Century Fox presents ; screenplay by Dan O'Bannon ; story by Dan O'Bannon, Ronald Shusett ; produced by Gordon Carroll, David Giler and Walter Hill ; directed by Ridley Scott
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Terror begins when the crew of a spaceship investigates a transmission from a desolate planet and discover a life form that is perfectly evolved to annihilate mankind. Each crew member is slain until only Ripley is left
Awards note
1979 Academy Award: Best effects (visual effects).
Cataloging source
CWJ
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Music, Jerry Goldsmith ; editor, Terry Rawlings ; director of photography, Derek Vanlint
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R
Language note
English Dolby Digital 5.1, English Surround Dolby Digital, French Surround Dolby Digital. Subtitles: English SDH, Spanish. Special features are not subtitled or closed captioned
PerformerNote
Tom Skerritt, Sigourney Weaver, Veronica Cartwright, Harry Dean Stanton, John Hurt, Ian Holm, Yaphet Kotto
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1928-2005
  • 1942-
  • 1949-
  • 1926-2017
  • 1940-2017
  • 1931-
  • 1939-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Scott, Ridley
  • O'Bannon, Dan
  • Shusett, Ronald
  • Carroll, Gordon
  • Giler, David
  • Hill, Walter
  • Skerritt, Tom
  • Weaver, Sigourney
  • Cartwright, Veronica
  • Stanton, Harry Dean
  • Hurt, John
  • Holm, Ian
  • Kotto, Yaphet
  • Goldsmith, Jerry
  • Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation
  • Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc
Runtime
117
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Monsters
  • Human-alien encounters
Technique
live action
Label
Alien, Twentieth Century Fox presents ; screenplay by Dan O'Bannon ; story by Dan O'Bannon, Ronald Shusett ; produced by Gordon Carroll, David Giler and Walter Hill ; directed by Ridley Scott, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1979
  • Special features: Audio commentary by director Ridley Scott; deleted scenes; artwork and photo galleries; original storyboards; isolated original score; alternate music track
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
ocn918943325
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (117 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
024543982517
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
2298251
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 1245225
  • (Sirsi) o918943325
  • (OCoLC)918943325
System details
DVD, Dual layer; Widescreen 2.35:1; Dolby surround stereo
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Alien, Twentieth Century Fox presents ; screenplay by Dan O'Bannon ; story by Dan O'Bannon, Ronald Shusett ; produced by Gordon Carroll, David Giler and Walter Hill ; directed by Ridley Scott, (videorecording)
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1979
  • Special features: Audio commentary by director Ridley Scott; deleted scenes; artwork and photo galleries; original storyboards; isolated original score; alternate music track
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
ocn918943325
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (117 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
024543982517
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
2298251
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 1245225
  • (Sirsi) o918943325
  • (OCoLC)918943325
System details
DVD, Dual layer; Widescreen 2.35:1; Dolby surround stereo
Video recording format
DVD

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