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

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

Label
The war of the worlds
Title
The war of the worlds
Statement of responsibility
a Paramount picture ; screenplay by Barré Lyndon ; produced by George Pal ; directed by Byron Haskin
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Residents of the small town of Linda Rosa, Calif. are excited when they see a flaming meteor land in the hills. Their 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
Credits note
Director of photography, George Barnes ; editor, Everett Douglas ; music score, Leith Stevens
Intended audience
MPAA rating: G
Language note
Closed-captioned; English (2.0 surround or mono.) or French (mono.) soundtracks; optional English subtitles
PerformerNote
Gene Barry, Ann Robinson, Les Tremayne
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1896-1972
  • 1899-1984
  • 1935-
  • 1866-1946
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Lyndon, Barré
  • Pal, George
  • Haskin, Byron
  • Barry, Gene
  • Robinson, Ann
  • Tremayne, Les
  • Wells, H. G.
  • Paramount Pictures Corporation
Runtime
85
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Martians
  • Human-alien encounters
  • DVDs
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The war of the worlds, a Paramount picture ; screenplay by Barré Lyndon ; produced by George Pal ; directed by Byron Haskin, (DVD videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Based on the novel by H.G. Wells
  • DVD release of the 1953 motion picture
  • Region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital
  • Special features include: commentary tracks by cast members, the director, and film historian Bob Burns and Bill Warren, author of Keep watching the skies!; The sky is falling (making of the film); The war of the worlds (Mercury Theatre on the Air radio broadcast)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special collector's edition.
Extent
1 videodisc (85 min.)
Isbn
9781415711668
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
097360263947
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
02639
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The war of the worlds, a Paramount picture ; screenplay by Barré Lyndon ; produced by George Pal ; directed by Byron Haskin, (DVD videorecording)
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Based on the novel by H.G. Wells
  • DVD release of the 1953 motion picture
  • Region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital
  • Special features include: commentary tracks by cast members, the director, and film historian Bob Burns and Bill Warren, author of Keep watching the skies!; The sky is falling (making of the film); The war of the worlds (Mercury Theatre on the Air radio broadcast)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special collector's edition.
Extent
1 videodisc (85 min.)
Isbn
9781415711668
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
097360263947
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
02639
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD

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