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

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

Label
Alien
Title
Alien
Statement of responsibility
Twentieth Century Fox ; a Brandywine-Ronald Shusett Production ; produced by Walter Hill, Gordon Carroll, David Giler ; directed by Ridley Scott ; screenplay, Dan O'Bannon
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
A routine stop on a barren planetoid infests a spaceship with an alien creature which kills off the crew one by one
Cataloging source
NjBwBT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Derek Vankint; production design, Michael Seymour; editors, Terry Rawlings, Craig Richards; music, Jerry Goldsmith
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R
Language note
  • In English or Spanish with optional English or Spanish subtitles
  • Closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1997.A45
LC item number
A45 2004
PerformerNote
Tom Skerritt, Sigourney Weaver, Veronica Cartwright, Harry Dean Stanton, John Hurt, Ian Holm, Yaphet Kotto
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1949-
  • 1926-2017
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Shusett, Ronald
  • Scott, Ridley
  • O'Bannon, Dan
  • Skerritt, Tom
  • Weaver, Sigourney
  • Stanton, Harry Dean
  • Brandywine (Firm)
  • Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc
Runtime
116
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Human-alien encounters
  • Science fiction films
  • Horror films
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
  • Feature films
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Alien, Twentieth Century Fox ; a Brandywine-Ronald Shusett Production ; produced by Walter Hill, Gordon Carroll, David Giler ; directed by Ridley Scott ; screenplay, Dan O'Bannon, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1979
  • Features: audio commentary, 1979 version and 2003 director's cut versions of the film, introduction by Ridley Scott, behind the scenes featurettes, multi angle scene studies, still photo galleries, deleted and extended scenes
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Collector's ed., widescreen.
Extent
2 videodiscs (116 min.)
Lccn
be2004001893
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
024543098508
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
2009850
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • be2004001893
  • (HSHG)83D15DB568EF45D0A7C5A254CCC3BDD9
  • 52384
System details
DVDs, Dolby digital 5.1 surround
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Alien, Twentieth Century Fox ; a Brandywine-Ronald Shusett Production ; produced by Walter Hill, Gordon Carroll, David Giler ; directed by Ridley Scott ; screenplay, Dan O'Bannon, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1979
  • Features: audio commentary, 1979 version and 2003 director's cut versions of the film, introduction by Ridley Scott, behind the scenes featurettes, multi angle scene studies, still photo galleries, deleted and extended scenes
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Collector's ed., widescreen.
Extent
2 videodiscs (116 min.)
Lccn
be2004001893
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
024543098508
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
2009850
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • be2004001893
  • (HSHG)83D15DB568EF45D0A7C5A254CCC3BDD9
  • 52384
System details
DVDs, Dolby digital 5.1 surround
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD

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