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The Resource Die hard, 20th Century Fox ; a Gordon Company/Silver Pictures production ; produced by Lawrence Gordon and Joel Silver ; directed by John McTiernan ; screenplay by Jeb Stuart and Steven E. de Souza

Die hard, 20th Century Fox ; a Gordon Company/Silver Pictures production ; produced by Lawrence Gordon and Joel Silver ; directed by John McTiernan ; screenplay by Jeb Stuart and Steven E. de Souza

Label
Die hard
Title
Die hard
Statement of responsibility
20th Century Fox ; a Gordon Company/Silver Pictures production ; produced by Lawrence Gordon and Joel Silver ; directed by John McTiernan ; screenplay by Jeb Stuart and Steven E. de Souza
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
New York detective John McClane has just arrived in Los Angeles to spend Christmas with his family. As he waits for his estranged wife's office Christmas party to break up, German terrorists occupy the building, and McClane wages a one-man war to stop them
Member of
Cataloging source
IHI
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photographpy, Jan De Bont ; film editors, Frank J. Urioste and John F. Link ; music by Michael Kamen
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R
Language note
Soundtrack in English or French with optional subtitles in English or Spanish; closed-captioned in English
PerformerNote
Bruce Willis, Alan Rickman, Alexander Godunov, Bonnie Bedelia, Reginald Veljohnson, William Atherton, Paul Gleason, Hart Bochner
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1936-
  • 1955-
  • 1946-
  • 1949-1995
  • 1952-
  • 1939-2006
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Gordon, Lawrence
  • Silver, Joel
  • Stuart, Jeb
  • De Souza, Steve
  • McTiernan, John
  • Willis, Bruce
  • Rickman, Alan
  • Bedelia, Bonnie
  • Godunov, Alexander
  • Veljohnson, Reginald
  • Atherton, William
  • Gleason, Paul
  • Bochner, Hart
  • Thorp, Roderick
  • Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation
  • Gordon Company
  • Silver Pictures
  • Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc
Runtime
132
Series statement
Spotlight series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Thorp, Roderick
  • McClane, John (Fictitious character)
  • Detective and mystery plays
  • Terrorists
  • Hostages
  • Los Angeles (Calif.)
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Die hard, 20th Century Fox ; a Gordon Company/Silver Pictures production ; produced by Lawrence Gordon and Joel Silver ; directed by John McTiernan ; screenplay by Jeb Stuart and Steven E. de Souza
Link
http://www.mrqe.com/movies/m100046086
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel "Nothing lasts forever" by Roderick Thorp
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1988
  • Special features: Commentary by director John McTiernan and production designer Jackson DeGovia; scene-specific commentary by special effects supervisor Richard Edlund; subtitle commentary by various cast and crew; branching version with the extended power shutdown scene cut back in; Bonus disc: Yippee ki yay: "Wrong guy, wrong place, wrong time: a look back at 'Die hard'" documentary; "The continuing adventures of John McClane" featurette; "Live free or die hard"' teaser trailer
  • Videorecording
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
Contents
[Disc 1]: Die hard/Twentieth Century Fox presents a Gordon Company/Silver Pictures production; a John McTiernan film; screenplay by Jeb Stuart and Steven E. De Souza; [Disc 2]: Bonus disc: Yippee ki yay
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen edition.
Extent
2 videodiscs (132 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 024543440864
  • 024543440826
Other physical details
sound, color
Physical substance
  • metal
  • plastic
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)154217744
  • ocn154217744
  • OCoLC
System details
DVD; region 1, Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Die hard, 20th Century Fox ; a Gordon Company/Silver Pictures production ; produced by Lawrence Gordon and Joel Silver ; directed by John McTiernan ; screenplay by Jeb Stuart and Steven E. de Souza
Link
http://www.mrqe.com/movies/m100046086
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel "Nothing lasts forever" by Roderick Thorp
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1988
  • Special features: Commentary by director John McTiernan and production designer Jackson DeGovia; scene-specific commentary by special effects supervisor Richard Edlund; subtitle commentary by various cast and crew; branching version with the extended power shutdown scene cut back in; Bonus disc: Yippee ki yay: "Wrong guy, wrong place, wrong time: a look back at 'Die hard'" documentary; "The continuing adventures of John McClane" featurette; "Live free or die hard"' teaser trailer
  • Videorecording
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
Contents
[Disc 1]: Die hard/Twentieth Century Fox presents a Gordon Company/Silver Pictures production; a John McTiernan film; screenplay by Jeb Stuart and Steven E. De Souza; [Disc 2]: Bonus disc: Yippee ki yay
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen edition.
Extent
2 videodiscs (132 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 024543440864
  • 024543440826
Other physical details
sound, color
Physical substance
  • metal
  • plastic
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)154217744
  • ocn154217744
  • OCoLC
System details
DVD; region 1, Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD

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