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The Resource The hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy, Touchstone Pictures and Spyglass Entertainment present a Barber/Birnbaum production ; a Hammer & Tongs production ; an Everyman Pictures production ; executive producers, Douglas Adams, Robbie Stamp, Derek Evans ; produced by Gary Barber, Roger Birnbaum ; produced by Nick Goldsmith, Jay Roach, Jonathan Glickman ; screenplay by Douglas Adams and Karey Kirkpatrick ; directed by Garth Jennings

The hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy, Touchstone Pictures and Spyglass Entertainment present a Barber/Birnbaum production ; a Hammer & Tongs production ; an Everyman Pictures production ; executive producers, Douglas Adams, Robbie Stamp, Derek Evans ; produced by Gary Barber, Roger Birnbaum ; produced by Nick Goldsmith, Jay Roach, Jonathan Glickman ; screenplay by Douglas Adams and Karey Kirkpatrick ; directed by Garth Jennings

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The hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy
Title
The hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy
Statement of responsibility
Touchstone Pictures and Spyglass Entertainment present a Barber/Birnbaum production ; a Hammer & Tongs production ; an Everyman Pictures production ; executive producers, Douglas Adams, Robbie Stamp, Derek Evans ; produced by Gary Barber, Roger Birnbaum ; produced by Nick Goldsmith, Jay Roach, Jonathan Glickman ; screenplay by Douglas Adams and Karey Kirkpatrick ; directed by Garth Jennings
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Director of photography
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Film distributor
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Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
Arthur Dent and Ford Prefect escape from the Earth moments before its destruction and join forces with Zaphod Beeblebrox on board the ship Heart of Gold. They meet many people and aliens in their search for the ultimate question
Cataloging source
BKX
Characteristic
videorecording
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Hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy (Motion picture)
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Credits note
Music by Joby Talbot ; costume designer, Sammy Sheldon ; editor, Niven Howie ; production designer, Joel Collins ; director of photography, Igor Jadue-Lillo
Dewey number
  • [Fic]
  • 813/.6
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG; thematic elements, action & mild language
Language note
English (Dolby 5.1 surround or DTS 5.1 digital surround), French (Dolby digital 2.0.) and Spanish (Dolby digital 2.0) soundtracks with optional subtitles in French or Spanish and captions in English for the hearing impaired; closed-captioned in English
LC call number
PN1997.2
LC item number
.H58 2005
PerformerNote
Sam Rockwell, Mos Def, Zooey Deschanel, Martin Freeman, Bill Nighy, Warwick Davis, Anna Chancellor, Alan Rickman, Helen Mirren, Stephen Fry, John Malkovich
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1952-2001
  • 1971-
  • 1980-
  • 1971-
  • 1949-
  • 1957-
  • 1952-2001
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  • Barber, Gary
  • Birnbaum, Roger
  • Adams, Douglas
  • Stamp, Robbie
  • Evans, Derek
  • Goldsmith, Nick
  • Roach, Jay
  • Glickman, Jonathan
  • Kirkpatrick, Karey
  • Jennings, Garth
  • Rockwell, Sam
  • Mos Def
  • Deschanel, Zooey
  • Freeman, Martin
  • Nighy, Bill
  • Davis, Warwick
  • Chancellor, Anna
  • Rickman, Alan
  • Mirren, Helen
  • Fry, Stephen
  • Malkovich, John
  • Talbot, Joby
  • Sheldon, Sammy
  • Howie, Niven
  • Collins, Joel
  • Jadue-Lillo, Igor
  • Adams, Douglas
  • Touchstone Pictures
  • Spyglass Entertainment (Firm)
  • Hammer & Tongs (Firm)
  • Everyman Pictures
  • Touchstone Home Entertainment (Firm)
  • Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
109
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  • Dent, Arthur
  • Prefect, Ford
  • Adams, Douglas
  • Adams, Douglas
  • Dent, Arthur
  • Prefect, Ford
  • Life on other planets
  • Human-alien encounters
  • Interstellar travel
  • Interplanetary voyages
  • Human-alien encounters
  • Interplanetary voyages
  • Interstellar travel
  • Life on other planets
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy, Touchstone Pictures and Spyglass Entertainment present a Barber/Birnbaum production ; a Hammer & Tongs production ; an Everyman Pictures production ; executive producers, Douglas Adams, Robbie Stamp, Derek Evans ; produced by Gary Barber, Roger Birnbaum ; produced by Nick Goldsmith, Jay Roach, Jonathan Glickman ; screenplay by Douglas Adams and Karey Kirkpatrick ; directed by Garth Jennings
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Distribution
Production
Copyright
Note
  • Based on the book by Douglas Adams
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 2005
  • Bonus features: Making of The hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy; Additional Guide entry; Deleted scenes; Really deleted scenes; Sing along "So long & thanks for all the fish"; Audio commentaries: with director Garth Jennings, producer Nick Goldsmith and actors Martin Freeman and Bill Nighy; with executive producer Robbie Stamp and Douglas Adams colleague Susan Solle; Marvin's hangman (word game); Improbability drive
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Special features: Widescreen enhanced for 16x9 televisions -- Deleted scenes -- Fake deleted scenes -- Additional guide entry -- Sing along "So long & thanks for all the fish" -- "The making of The hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy" -- Two audio commentaries: executive producer and Douglas Adams' colleague Sean Solle ; producer and actors -- Set-Top game: Marvin's hangman -- Language: English Dolby digital 5.1 surround ; English DTS 5.1 digital surround ; French ; Spanish -- Subtitles: English, French, Spanish
Control code
ocm61462227
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 109 min.)
Isbn
9780788856730
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
786936258462
Other physical details
DVD video, sound, color
Physical substance
DVD video
Publisher number
37952
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)61462227
System details
DVD, region 1; NTSC, widescreen (2.35:1), enhanced for 16x9 televisions Dolby Digital 5.1 surround sound DTS 5.1
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy, Touchstone Pictures and Spyglass Entertainment present a Barber/Birnbaum production ; a Hammer & Tongs production ; an Everyman Pictures production ; executive producers, Douglas Adams, Robbie Stamp, Derek Evans ; produced by Gary Barber, Roger Birnbaum ; produced by Nick Goldsmith, Jay Roach, Jonathan Glickman ; screenplay by Douglas Adams and Karey Kirkpatrick ; directed by Garth Jennings
Distribution
Production
Copyright
Note
  • Based on the book by Douglas Adams
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 2005
  • Bonus features: Making of The hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy; Additional Guide entry; Deleted scenes; Really deleted scenes; Sing along "So long & thanks for all the fish"; Audio commentaries: with director Garth Jennings, producer Nick Goldsmith and actors Martin Freeman and Bill Nighy; with executive producer Robbie Stamp and Douglas Adams colleague Susan Solle; Marvin's hangman (word game); Improbability drive
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Special features: Widescreen enhanced for 16x9 televisions -- Deleted scenes -- Fake deleted scenes -- Additional guide entry -- Sing along "So long & thanks for all the fish" -- "The making of The hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy" -- Two audio commentaries: executive producer and Douglas Adams' colleague Sean Solle ; producer and actors -- Set-Top game: Marvin's hangman -- Language: English Dolby digital 5.1 surround ; English DTS 5.1 digital surround ; French ; Spanish -- Subtitles: English, French, Spanish
Control code
ocm61462227
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 109 min.)
Isbn
9780788856730
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
786936258462
Other physical details
DVD video, sound, color
Physical substance
DVD video
Publisher number
37952
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)61462227
System details
DVD, region 1; NTSC, widescreen (2.35:1), enhanced for 16x9 televisions Dolby Digital 5.1 surround sound DTS 5.1
Video recording format
DVD

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