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The Resource The war of the worlds, Paramount Pictures presents ; produced by George Pal ; screenplay by Barré Lyndon ; directed by Byron Haskin

The war of the worlds, Paramount Pictures presents ; produced by George Pal ; screenplay by Barré Lyndon ; directed by Byron Haskin

Label
The war of the worlds
Title
The war of the worlds
Statement of responsibility
Paramount Pictures presents ; produced by George Pal ; screenplay by Barré Lyndon ; directed by Byron Haskin
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Film director
Film producer
Presenter
Publisher
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Byron Haskin's genre-defining sci-fi classic, an Oscar-winning adaptation of the novel by H. G. Wells, is both an influential triumph of visual imagination and a still-disquieting document of the wonder and terror of the atomic age
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
War of the worlds (Motion picture : 1953)
Credits note
Director of photography, George Barnes; editor, Everett Douglas; music, Leith Stevens
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Rating: G
Language note
Subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH)
LC call number
  • PN1997
  • PN1995.9.S26
LC item number
  • .W37 2020
  • W376 2020
PerformerNote
Gene Barry, Ann Robinson, Les Tremayne
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1899-1984
  • 1896-1972
  • 1929-
  • 1866-1946
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Haskin, Byron
  • Pal, George
  • Lyndon, Barré
  • Barry, Gene
  • Robinson, Ann
  • Tremayne, Les
  • Wells, H. G.
  • Paramount Pictures Corporation
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
85
Series statement
The Criterion collection
Series volume
1037
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Martian meteorites
  • Martians
  • Space vehicles
  • Scientists
  • Martian meteorites
  • Martians
  • Scientists
  • Space vehicles
  • United States
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The war of the worlds, Paramount Pictures presents ; produced by George Pal ; screenplay by Barré Lyndon ; directed by Byron Haskin
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Based on the novel by H. G. Wells
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1953
  • Full screen (1.37:1)
  • Special features: New alternate 5.1 soundtrack; audio commentaries; Movie archaeologists; From the archive; audio interview with George Pal from 1970; The sky is falling, a 2005 documentary; The Mercury Theatre on the air radio adaptation from 1938; radio program from 1940 featuring a discussion between H.G. Wells and Orson Welles; trailer; essay by J. Hoberman
Accompanying material
1 folded sheet (17 cm).
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
Control code
on1154790501
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Blu-ray special edition.
Extent
1 videodisc (85 min.)
Isbn
9781681437385
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515248617
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
CC3166BD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)1154790501
System details
Blu-ray, region A; full screen (1.37:1); monaural, optional 5.1 surround; requires Blu-ray player
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc
Label
The war of the worlds, Paramount Pictures presents ; produced by George Pal ; screenplay by Barré Lyndon ; directed by Byron Haskin
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Based on the novel by H. G. Wells
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1953
  • Full screen (1.37:1)
  • Special features: New alternate 5.1 soundtrack; audio commentaries; Movie archaeologists; From the archive; audio interview with George Pal from 1970; The sky is falling, a 2005 documentary; The Mercury Theatre on the air radio adaptation from 1938; radio program from 1940 featuring a discussion between H.G. Wells and Orson Welles; trailer; essay by J. Hoberman
Accompanying material
1 folded sheet (17 cm).
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
Control code
on1154790501
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Blu-ray special edition.
Extent
1 videodisc (85 min.)
Isbn
9781681437385
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515248617
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
CC3166BD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)1154790501
System details
Blu-ray, region A; full screen (1.37:1); monaural, optional 5.1 surround; requires Blu-ray player
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc

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