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The Resource Die hard, 20th Century Fox ; a Gordon Company/Silver Pictures production ; screenplay by Jeb Stuart and Steven E. de Souza ; produced by Lawrence Gordon and Joel Silver ; directed by John McTiernan, (videorecording)

Die hard, 20th Century Fox ; a Gordon Company/Silver Pictures production ; screenplay by Jeb Stuart and Steven E. de Souza ; produced by Lawrence Gordon and Joel Silver ; directed by John McTiernan, (videorecording)

Label
Die hard
Title
Die hard
Statement of responsibility
20th Century Fox ; a Gordon Company/Silver Pictures production ; screenplay by Jeb Stuart and Steven E. de Souza ; produced by Lawrence Gordon and Joel Silver ; directed by John McTiernan
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
Action drama about New York City policeman John McClane, newly arrived in Los Angeles to spend the Christmas holiday with his estranged wife. But as McClane waits for this wife's office party to break-up, terrorists seize control of the building. While the terrorists round up hostages, McClane slips away unnoticed, and, armed with only a service revolver and his cunning, he launches his own one-man war
Cataloging source
EYB
Characteristic
videorecording
Language note
In English with optional French language tracks and subtitles in English or Spanish; closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Bruce Willis, Alan Rickman, Alexander Godunov, Bonnie Bedelia
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1955-
  • 1949-1995
  • 1946-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • McTiernan, John
  • Willis, Bruce
  • Rickman, Alan
  • Godunov, Alexander
  • Bedelia, Bonnie
  • Stuart, Jeb
  • De Souza, Steve
  • Thorp, Roderick
Runtime
132
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
McClane, John (Fictitious character)
Technique
live action
Label
Die hard, 20th Century Fox ; a Gordon Company/Silver Pictures production ; screenplay by Jeb Stuart and Steven E. de Souza ; produced by Lawrence Gordon and Joel Silver ; directed by John McTiernan, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1988
  • Based on the novel "Nothing lasts forever" by Roderick Thorp
  • Special features: commentary by directory John McTiernan and production designer Jackson DeGovia; scene-specific commentary by special effects supervisor Richard Edlund; subtitle commentary by various cast and crew; branching version with the extended power shutdown scene cut back in
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (132 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 024543440871
  • 024543133490
Other physical details
sound, color
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn145337983
  • (OCoLC)145337983
System details
DVD, widescreen (2.35:1), 5.1 Dolby surround, 5.1 DTS
Video recording format
laserdisc
Label
Die hard, 20th Century Fox ; a Gordon Company/Silver Pictures production ; screenplay by Jeb Stuart and Steven E. de Souza ; produced by Lawrence Gordon and Joel Silver ; directed by John McTiernan, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1988
  • Based on the novel "Nothing lasts forever" by Roderick Thorp
  • Special features: commentary by directory John McTiernan and production designer Jackson DeGovia; scene-specific commentary by special effects supervisor Richard Edlund; subtitle commentary by various cast and crew; branching version with the extended power shutdown scene cut back in
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (132 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 024543440871
  • 024543133490
Other physical details
sound, color
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn145337983
  • (OCoLC)145337983
System details
DVD, widescreen (2.35:1), 5.1 Dolby surround, 5.1 DTS
Video recording format
laserdisc

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