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The Resource John Carpenter's They live, Alive Films presents ; a Larry Franco production ; directed by John Carpenter ; screenplay by Frank Armitage ; produced by Larry Franco

John Carpenter's They live, Alive Films presents ; a Larry Franco production ; directed by John Carpenter ; screenplay by Frank Armitage ; produced by Larry Franco

Label
John Carpenter's They live
Title
John Carpenter's They live
Statement of responsibility
Alive Films presents ; a Larry Franco production ; directed by John Carpenter ; screenplay by Frank Armitage ; produced by Larry Franco
Title variation
They live
Contributor
Actor
Director of photography
Editor of moving image work
Film director
Film producer
Production company
Publisher
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
When two men put on special sunglasses they see subliminal messages and the aliens that have taken over the earth
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/relation/composerexpression
  • AU3i58IaMLE
  • zKkhy6PAmJ8
Credits note
Director of photography, Gary B. Kibbe ; stunt coordinator, Jeff Imada ; music, John Carpenter, Alan Howarth ; editors, Gib Jaffe, Frank E. Jimenez
Intended audience
Rating: R
Language note
English language with optional English subtitles
PerformerNote
Meg Foster, Roddy Piper, Keith David, George "Buck" Flower, Peter Jason, and Raymond St. Jacques
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1948-
  • 1954-2015
  • 1937-2004
  • 1944-
  • 1930-1990
  • 1952-
  • 1941-2020
  • 1931-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Carpenter, John
  • Franco, Larry J.
  • Foster, Meg
  • Piper, Roddy
  • David, Keith
  • Flower, George
  • Jason, Peter
  • St. Jacques, Raymond
  • Blay, Andre
  • Gordon, Shep
  • King, Sandy
  • Howarth, Alan
  • Kibbe, Gary B.
  • Jaffe, Gib
  • Jimenez, Frank E.
  • Nelson, Ray Faraday
  • Shout! Factory (Firm)
  • Alive Films
Runtime
93
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Nelson, Ray Faraday
  • Extraterrestrial beings
  • Subliminal projection
  • Human-alien encounters
  • Brainwashing
Technique
live action
Label
John Carpenter's They live, Alive Films presents ; a Larry Franco production ; directed by John Carpenter ; screenplay by Frank Armitage ; produced by Larry Franco
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based upon the short story "Eight O'Clock in the Morning" by Ray Nelson
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1988
  • Bonus features: audio commentary ; Independent thoughts-- an interview with John Carpenter ; Man vs aliens-- interview with Keith David ; Woman of mystery-- interview with Meg Foster ; Watch, look, listen: the sights & sounds of they live-- a look at the visual style, stunts and music from the film ; Original EPK: the making of ; never before seen footage from the commercials created for the film ; original theatrical trailer ; original screenplay ; TV spots ; still gallery
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
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Collector's edition.
Extent
1 videodisc (93 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
826663136579
Other physical details
sound, color
Physical substance
  • metal
  • plastic
Publisher number
SF13657
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)811782252
  • ocn811782252
  • OCoLC
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1, widescreen (2.35:1), Dolby stereo 2.0 and surround 5.1
Video recording format
DVD
Label
John Carpenter's They live, Alive Films presents ; a Larry Franco production ; directed by John Carpenter ; screenplay by Frank Armitage ; produced by Larry Franco
Publication
Note
  • Based upon the short story "Eight O'Clock in the Morning" by Ray Nelson
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1988
  • Bonus features: audio commentary ; Independent thoughts-- an interview with John Carpenter ; Man vs aliens-- interview with Keith David ; Woman of mystery-- interview with Meg Foster ; Watch, look, listen: the sights & sounds of they live-- a look at the visual style, stunts and music from the film ; Original EPK: the making of ; never before seen footage from the commercials created for the film ; original theatrical trailer ; original screenplay ; TV spots ; still gallery
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
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Collector's edition.
Extent
1 videodisc (93 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
826663136579
Other physical details
sound, color
Physical substance
  • metal
  • plastic
Publisher number
SF13657
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)811782252
  • ocn811782252
  • OCoLC
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1, widescreen (2.35:1), Dolby stereo 2.0 and surround 5.1
Video recording format
DVD

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