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The Resource Back to the future, Universal ; Steven Spielberg presents ; a Robert Zemeckis film ; written by Robert Zemeckis & Bob Gale ; produced by Bob Gale and Neil Canton ; directed by Robert Zemeckis ; Universal City Studios, Inc. ; Amblin Entertainment

Back to the future, Universal ; Steven Spielberg presents ; a Robert Zemeckis film ; written by Robert Zemeckis & Bob Gale ; produced by Bob Gale and Neil Canton ; directed by Robert Zemeckis ; Universal City Studios, Inc. ; Amblin Entertainment

Label
Back to the future
Title
Back to the future
Statement of responsibility
Universal ; Steven Spielberg presents ; a Robert Zemeckis film ; written by Robert Zemeckis & Bob Gale ; produced by Bob Gale and Neil Canton ; directed by Robert Zemeckis ; Universal City Studios, Inc. ; Amblin Entertainment
Title variation
  • Back to the future I
  • Back to the future part 1
  • Back to the future 1
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Film director
Film distributor
Film producer
Production company
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Marty McFly, a 17-year-old high school student of the 1980's, is accidentally sent 30 years into the past in a plutonium-powered time-traveling DeLorean invented by his close friend, the eccentric scientist Doc Brown, where the teenager finds himself mixed up in a time-shattering chain reaction that could vaporize his future - and leave him trapped in the past
Member of
Awards note
Named to the National Film Registry in 2007 by the Library of Congress ; Winner, Best Effects, Sound Effects Editing (Charles L. Campbell, Robert R. Rutledge), 1986 Academy Awards (USA) ; Winner, Favorite Motion Picture, 1986 People's Choice Awards (USA) ; Winner, Saturn Award, Best Actor (Michael J. Fox), Best Science Fiction Film, Best Special Effects (Kevin Pike), 1986 Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films (USA).
Cataloging source
PSC
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
  • Back to the future (Motion picture).
  • Back to the future (Motion picture)
  • Back to the future (Motion picture)
Credits note
Director of photography, Dean Cundey ; editors, Arthur Schmidt, Harry Keramidas ; production designer, Lawrence G. Paull ; costume designer, Deborah L. Scott ; music, Alan Silvestri
Dewey number
791.4375
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG
Language note
In English, dubbed French or dubbed Spanish with optional subtitles in French and Spanish; optionally subtitled in English for the hearing impaired (SDH)
LC call number
PN1995.9.F56
LC item number
B335 2015
PerformerNote
Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson, Crispin Glover, Thomas F. Wilson, Claudia Wells, Marc McClure, Wendie Jo Sperber, George DiCenzo, James Tolkan, Jeffrey Jay Cohen, Casey Siemaszko, Billy Zane
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1946-
  • 1952-
  • 1951-
  • 1961-
  • 1938-
  • 1961-
  • 1959-
  • 1957-
  • 1958-2005
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Spielberg, Steven
  • Zemeckis, Robert
  • Gale, Bob
  • Fox, Michael J.
  • Lloyd, Christopher
  • Thompson, Lea
  • Glover, Crispin
  • Wilson, Thomas F.
  • Zane, Billy
  • McClure, Marc
  • Sperber, Wendie Jo
  • Universal Pictures (Firm)
  • Universal City Studios
  • Amblin Entertainment (Firm)
  • Universal Studios Home Entertainment (Firm)
  • Universal Studios Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
116
Series statement
Back to the future trilogy
Series volume
part I
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • McFly, Marty
  • Time travel
  • High school students
  • Teenage boys
  • Brown, Emmett (Fictitious character)
  • Inventors
  • Nineteen fifties
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Back to the future, Universal ; Steven Spielberg presents ; a Robert Zemeckis film ; written by Robert Zemeckis & Bob Gale ; produced by Bob Gale and Neil Canton ; directed by Robert Zemeckis ; Universal City Studios, Inc. ; Amblin Entertainment
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1985
  • Title from set container
  • Bonus features : Deleted scenes; Tales from the future: in the beginning; Tales from the future: time to go; Tales from the future: keeping time Q & A commentary with director Robert Zemeckis and producer Bob Gale; feature commentary with producers Bob Gale and Neil Canton
  • Issued by publisher in Back to the future 30th anniversary trilogy combo pack
  • Issued by publisher in Back to the future complete trilogy combo pack
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vf
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
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 (116 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 025192286865
  • 2053773
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 61168891
  • 569274
  • 564149
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn960464944
  • (OCoLC)960464944
  • 1155768
  • 1155768
  • 1919638
  • 2392429
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1; anamorphic widescreen 1.85:1; Dolby Digital 5.1
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Back to the future, Universal ; Steven Spielberg presents ; a Robert Zemeckis film ; written by Robert Zemeckis & Bob Gale ; produced by Bob Gale and Neil Canton ; directed by Robert Zemeckis ; Universal City Studios, Inc. ; Amblin Entertainment
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1985
  • Title from set container
  • Bonus features : Deleted scenes; Tales from the future: in the beginning; Tales from the future: time to go; Tales from the future: keeping time Q & A commentary with director Robert Zemeckis and producer Bob Gale; feature commentary with producers Bob Gale and Neil Canton
  • Issued by publisher in Back to the future 30th anniversary trilogy combo pack
  • Issued by publisher in Back to the future complete trilogy combo pack
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vf
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
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 (116 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 025192286865
  • 2053773
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 61168891
  • 569274
  • 564149
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn960464944
  • (OCoLC)960464944
  • 1155768
  • 1155768
  • 1919638
  • 2392429
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1; anamorphic widescreen 1.85:1; Dolby Digital 5.1
Video recording format
DVD

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