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Uniform Title Thing (Motion picture : 1982)
Title John Carpenter's The thing / a Universal picture ; a Turman-Foster Company production ; produced by David Foster, Lawrence Turman ; screenplay by Bill Lancaster ; directed by John Carpenter.

Publication Info. Universal City, CA : Universal, [2004]


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Edition Collector's edition ; [Widescreen.].
Description 1 videodisc (1 hr., 49 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD; Dolby digital 5.1; NTSC, region 1; widescreen (2.35:1)
Cast Kurt Russell, Wilford Brimley, T.K. Carter, David Clennon, Keith David, Richard Dysart, Charles Hallahan, Peter Maloney, Richard Masur, Donald Moffat, Joel Polis, Thomas Waites.
Credits Music, Ennio Morricone ; photography, Dean Cundey ; editor, Todd Ramsey.
Note Originally produced as a motion picture in 1982.
Based on the story, Who goes there?, by John W. Campbell Jr.
Anamorphic widescreen 2.35:1.
Summary A research team at a remote research station in Antarctica finds an alien being that has fallen from the sky and has remained buried in the snow for over 100,000 years. Unfrozen and unleashed, it creates havoc and terror as it changes forms and becomes one of them.
Note Special features include optional feature commentary with John Carpenter and Kurt Russell; the documentary, John Carpenter's The Thing, terror takes shape; production background archive; cast production photographs, production art and storyboards; behind-the-scenes location footage; outtakes, original theatrical trailer.
Language English and French with optional subtitles in English, French and Spanish.
Note GMD: videorecording.
Local Note PORTDVD
Genre/Form Horror films.
Science fiction films.
Subject Noncitizens -- Drama.
Genre/Form Feature films.
Added Author Foster, David, 1929-2019
Russell, Kurt.
Brimley, Wilford, 1934-2020
Carter, T. K., 1956-
Clennon, David.
David, Keith.
Dysart, Richard.
Hallahan, Charles.
Maloney, Peter.
Moffat, Donald, 1930-2018
Carpenter, John, 1948-
Lancaster, Bill, 1947-1997.
Turman, Lawrence.
Campbell, John W., Jr. (John Wood), 1910-1971.
Universal Pictures (Firm)
Turman-Foster Company.
Added Title Thing
ISBN 1417010988
Standard No. 025192543722
Music No. 25437 Universal
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