The Resource Alien, Twentieth Century Fox presents produced by Gordon Carroll, David Giler and Walter Hill ; directed by Ridley Scott ; story by Dan O'Bannon and Ronald Shusett ; screenplay by Dan O'Bannon

Alien, Twentieth Century Fox presents produced by Gordon Carroll, David Giler and Walter Hill ; directed by Ridley Scott ; story by Dan O'Bannon and Ronald Shusett ; screenplay by Dan O'Bannon

Label
Alien
Title
Alien
Statement of responsibility
Twentieth Century Fox presents produced by Gordon Carroll, David Giler and Walter Hill ; directed by Ridley Scott ; story by Dan O'Bannon and Ronald Shusett ; screenplay by Dan O'Bannon
Contributor
Actor
Film director
Film distributor
Film producer
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
A savage and merciless acid-blooded alien attacks the crew of an intergalactic freighter Nostromo when they respond to a distress signal. They battle to stay alive and to prevent the deadly creature from reaching Earth
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Music, Jerry Goldsmith
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
  • Rating: R
  • CHV rating: 18A
Language note
English (DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1, Dolby Digital 4.1 or Dolby Digital 5.1), Spanish (Dolby Digital 5.1) or French (DTS 5.1) dialogue; Spanish or French subtitles; subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.A55 2014
PerformerNote
Tom Skerritt, Sigourney Weaver, Veronica Cartwright, Harry Dean Stanton, John Hurt, Ian Holm, Yaphet Kotto
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1928-2005
  • 1942-
  • 1949-
  • 1931-
  • 1939-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Carroll, Gordon
  • Giler, David
  • Hill, Walter
  • Scott, Ridley
  • O'Bannon, Dan
  • Shusett, Ronald
  • Skerritt, Tom
  • Weaver, Sigourney
  • Cartwright, Veronica
  • Holm, Ian
  • Kotto, Yaphet
  • Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc
Runtime
116
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ripley
  • Human-alien encounters
  • Life on other planets
  • Space flight
  • Ripley
  • Human-alien encounters
  • Life on other planets
  • Space flight
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Alien, Twentieth Century Fox presents produced by Gordon Carroll, David Giler and Walter Hill ; directed by Ridley Scott ; story by Dan O'Bannon and Ronald Shusett ; screenplay by Dan O'Bannon
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Note
  • Title from container
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1979
  • Special features: Audio commentary by director Ridley Scott, cast and crew; Audio commentary by Ridley Scott (theatrical version only); Introduction by Ridley Scott (Director's cut only); Final theatrical isolated score by Jerry Goldsmith; Composer's original isolated score by Jerry Goldsmith; deleted and extended scenes
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
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
Control code
ocn894590879
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
35th anniversary edition.
Extent
1 videodisc (116 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
024543953456
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
2295345
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)894590879
System details
Blu-ray, region A, widescreen (2.35:1); DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1, Dolby Digital 4.1, Dolby Digital 5.1, DTS 5.1; 50GB dual layer; AVC @25 MBPS; requires Blu-ray player
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc
Label
Alien, Twentieth Century Fox presents produced by Gordon Carroll, David Giler and Walter Hill ; directed by Ridley Scott ; story by Dan O'Bannon and Ronald Shusett ; screenplay by Dan O'Bannon
Publication
Distribution
Note
  • Title from container
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1979
  • Special features: Audio commentary by director Ridley Scott, cast and crew; Audio commentary by Ridley Scott (theatrical version only); Introduction by Ridley Scott (Director's cut only); Final theatrical isolated score by Jerry Goldsmith; Composer's original isolated score by Jerry Goldsmith; deleted and extended scenes
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
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
Control code
ocn894590879
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
35th anniversary edition.
Extent
1 videodisc (116 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
024543953456
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
2295345
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)894590879
System details
Blu-ray, region A, widescreen (2.35:1); DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1, Dolby Digital 4.1, Dolby Digital 5.1, DTS 5.1; 50GB dual layer; AVC @25 MBPS; requires Blu-ray player
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc

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