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The Resource The war of the worlds, producer, George Pal ; screenplay, Barré Lyndon ; directed by Byron Haskin

The war of the worlds, producer, George Pal ; screenplay, Barré Lyndon ; directed by Byron Haskin

Label
The war of the worlds
Title
The war of the worlds
Statement of responsibility
producer, George Pal ; screenplay, Barré Lyndon ; directed by Byron Haskin
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Director
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Martians invade a small town in 1950s California
Member of
Has edition
Cataloging source
FIR
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
War of the worlds (Motion picture : 1953).
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: G
Language note
Closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.W37 2020
PerformerNote
Gene Barry, Ann Robinson, Les Tremayne, Bob Cornthwaite, Sandro Giglio
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1899-1984
  • 1929-
  • 1866-1946
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Haskin, Byron
  • Barry, Gene
  • Robinson, Ann
  • Tremayne, Les
  • Wells, H. G.
Runtime
85
Series statement
The Criterion collection
Series volume
1037
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Wells, H. G.
  • Martians
  • Human-alien encounters
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The war of the worlds, producer, George Pal ; screenplay, Barré Lyndon ; directed by Byron Haskin
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1953
  • Based on the novel by H.G. Wells
  • Dolby digital 5.1, full screen 1.37:1
  • Essay by film critic J. Hoberman in container
  • Features: audio commentary from 2005 featuring filmmaker Joe Dante, film historian Bob Burns, and author Bill Warren; new program "Movie archaeologists" on the visual and sound effects in the film featuring sound designer Ben Burtt and film historian Craig Barron; new program "From the archive" about the film's restoration featuring Barron, Burtt, and Paramount Pictures archivist Andrea Kalas; audio interview with producer George Pal from 1970; documentary "The sky is falling" (2005) about the making of the film; The Mercury Theatre on the air radio adaptation of The war of the worlds from 1938, directed and narrated by Orson Welles; radio program from 1940 featuring a discussion between Welles and H. G. Wells, author of the 1897 novel; trailer
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in..
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (85 min.)
Isbn
9781681437392
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 715515248716
  • 00715515248716
Other physical details
sound, color
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
13308028
Publisher number
  • CC3167D
  • 13308028
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)on1176348431
  • (OCoLC)1176348431
  • 2574263
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The war of the worlds, producer, George Pal ; screenplay, Barré Lyndon ; directed by Byron Haskin
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1953
  • Based on the novel by H.G. Wells
  • Dolby digital 5.1, full screen 1.37:1
  • Essay by film critic J. Hoberman in container
  • Features: audio commentary from 2005 featuring filmmaker Joe Dante, film historian Bob Burns, and author Bill Warren; new program "Movie archaeologists" on the visual and sound effects in the film featuring sound designer Ben Burtt and film historian Craig Barron; new program "From the archive" about the film's restoration featuring Barron, Burtt, and Paramount Pictures archivist Andrea Kalas; audio interview with producer George Pal from 1970; documentary "The sky is falling" (2005) about the making of the film; The Mercury Theatre on the air radio adaptation of The war of the worlds from 1938, directed and narrated by Orson Welles; radio program from 1940 featuring a discussion between Welles and H. G. Wells, author of the 1897 novel; trailer
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in..
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (85 min.)
Isbn
9781681437392
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 715515248716
  • 00715515248716
Other physical details
sound, color
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
13308028
Publisher number
  • CC3167D
  • 13308028
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)on1176348431
  • (OCoLC)1176348431
  • 2574263
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD

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