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

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

Label
The war of the worlds
Title
The war of the worlds
Statement of responsibility
a Paramount picture ; screenplay by Barré Lyndon ; produced by George Pal ; directed by Byron Haskin
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
A Martian spacecraft lands near the small southern California city of Linda Rosa. Disaster ensues
Member of
Awards note
Oscar Winner, Best Special Effects, 1953.
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
War of the worlds (Radio program)
Credits note
Director of photography, George Barnes ; edited by Everett Douglas ; music score by Leith Stevens
Intended audience
MPAA rating: G
Language note
  • In English or dubbed French, with optional English subtitles
  • Closed-captioned
PerformerNote
  • Gene Barry, Ann Robinson, Les Tremayne, Bob Cornthwaite, Sandro Giglio, Lewis Martin, Housely Stevenson Jr., Paul Frees, Bill Phipps, Vernon Rich, Henry Brandon, Jack Kruschen
  • Commentary by Sir Cedric Hardwicke
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1896-1972
  • 1899-1984
  • 1929-
  • 1893-1964
  • 1935-
  • 1943-
  • 1866-1946
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Lyndon, Barré
  • Pal, George
  • Haskin, Byron
  • Barry, Gene
  • Robinson, Ann
  • Tremayne, Les
  • Hardwicke, Cedric
  • Burns, Bob
  • Warren, Bill
  • Wells, H. G.
  • Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm)
  • Paramount Pictures Corporation
Runtime
85
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  • Wells, H. G.
  • Martians
  • Human-alien encounters
  • Space warfare
Technique
live action
Label
The war of the worlds, a Paramount picture ; screenplay by Barré Lyndon ; produced by George Pal ; directed by Byron Haskin
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Based on the novel: The war of the worlds / by H.G. Wells
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1953
  • Special features: optional audio commentary by Robinson & Barry; optional audio commentary by Dante and film historians Bob Burns & Bill Warren; "The sky is falling! : making 'The war of the worlds'" featurette; "H.G. Wells : the father of science fiction" featurette; original theatrical trailer; "The war of the worlds" episode of the radio program "Mercury Theatre on the air" (originally broadcast on Oct. 30, 1938)
  • Videorecording
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special collector's edition.
Extent
1 videodisc (85 min.)
Isbn
9781415711668
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
097360263947
Other physical details
sound, color with black and white sequences
Physical substance
  • metal
  • plastic
Publisher number
02639
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)61267478
  • ocm61267478
  • OCoLC
System details
DVD, region 1, NTSC; full screen format; Dolby digital 2.0 surround in English, Dolby digital mono. in English or French
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The war of the worlds, a Paramount picture ; screenplay by Barré Lyndon ; produced by George Pal ; directed by Byron Haskin
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Based on the novel: The war of the worlds / by H.G. Wells
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1953
  • Special features: optional audio commentary by Robinson & Barry; optional audio commentary by Dante and film historians Bob Burns & Bill Warren; "The sky is falling! : making 'The war of the worlds'" featurette; "H.G. Wells : the father of science fiction" featurette; original theatrical trailer; "The war of the worlds" episode of the radio program "Mercury Theatre on the air" (originally broadcast on Oct. 30, 1938)
  • Videorecording
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special collector's edition.
Extent
1 videodisc (85 min.)
Isbn
9781415711668
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
097360263947
Other physical details
sound, color with black and white sequences
Physical substance
  • metal
  • plastic
Publisher number
02639
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)61267478
  • ocm61267478
  • OCoLC
System details
DVD, region 1, NTSC; full screen format; Dolby digital 2.0 surround in English, Dolby digital mono. in English or French
Video recording format
DVD

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