The Resource Alien, 20th Century Fox ; a Brandywine-Ronald Shusett production ; screenplay by Dan O'Bannon ; produced by Gordon Carroll, David Giler and Walter Hill ; directed by Ridley Scott, (videorecording)

Alien, 20th Century Fox ; a Brandywine-Ronald Shusett production ; screenplay by Dan O'Bannon ; produced by Gordon Carroll, David Giler and Walter Hill ; directed by Ridley Scott, (videorecording)

Label
Alien
Title
Alien
Statement of responsibility
20th Century Fox ; a Brandywine-Ronald Shusett production ; screenplay by Dan O'Bannon ; produced by Gordon Carroll, David Giler and Walter Hill ; directed by Ridley Scott
Title variation
Alien
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
The crew of a spaceship investigates a transmission from a desolate planet and discovers a life form that is perfectly evolved to annihilate mankind
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Alien (Motion picture)
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R
Language note
  • Closed-captioned
  • In English with optional French language track with English and Spanish subtitles
PerformerNote
Tom Skerritt, Sigourney Weaver, Veronica Cartwright, Harry Dean Stanton, John Hurt, Ian Holm, Yaphet Kotto
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1949-
  • 1926-2017
  • 1940-2017
  • 1931-
  • 1939-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Scott, Ridley
  • Weaver, Sigourney
  • Skerritt, Tom
  • Cartwright, Veronica
  • Stanton, Harry Dean
  • Hurt, John
  • Holm, Ian
  • Kotto, Yaphet
Runtime
116
Series statement
Collector's edition
Series volume
10
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Alien, 20th Century Fox ; a Brandywine-Ronald Shusett production ; screenplay by Dan O'Bannon ; produced by Gordon Carroll, David Giler and Walter Hill ; directed by Ridley Scott, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1979
  • Includes extended director's cut and original theatrical version
  • Special features include: audio commentary by director, cast members, and others; Star beast : developing the story (featurette); The visualists : direction and design (featurette); Truckers in space : casting (featurette); Future tense : music and editing (featurette); Outward bound : visual effects (featurette); A nightmare fulfilled : reactions to the film (featurette); Fear of the unknown : Shepperton Studios, 1978 (featurette); The darkest reaches : Nostromo and Alien planet (featurette); The eighth passenger : creature design (featurette); The chestburster (multi-angle sequence); Sigourney Weaver screen test; still photo galleries; deleted and extended scenes
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Director's cut.
Extent
2 videodiscs (116 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Set includes: 2 DVDs.
Other control number
  • 024543098270
  • 024543098508
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
2009850
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
ocm54012482
System details
DVD, widescreen presentation (2.35:1 aspect ratio); 5.1 Dolby surround, 5.1 DTS, Dolby surround
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Alien, 20th Century Fox ; a Brandywine-Ronald Shusett production ; screenplay by Dan O'Bannon ; produced by Gordon Carroll, David Giler and Walter Hill ; directed by Ridley Scott, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1979
  • Includes extended director's cut and original theatrical version
  • Special features include: audio commentary by director, cast members, and others; Star beast : developing the story (featurette); The visualists : direction and design (featurette); Truckers in space : casting (featurette); Future tense : music and editing (featurette); Outward bound : visual effects (featurette); A nightmare fulfilled : reactions to the film (featurette); Fear of the unknown : Shepperton Studios, 1978 (featurette); The darkest reaches : Nostromo and Alien planet (featurette); The eighth passenger : creature design (featurette); The chestburster (multi-angle sequence); Sigourney Weaver screen test; still photo galleries; deleted and extended scenes
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Director's cut.
Extent
2 videodiscs (116 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Set includes: 2 DVDs.
Other control number
  • 024543098270
  • 024543098508
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
2009850
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
ocm54012482
System details
DVD, widescreen presentation (2.35:1 aspect ratio); 5.1 Dolby surround, 5.1 DTS, Dolby surround
Video recording format
DVD

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