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Item details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (double-sided) (approximately 92 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
    videodisc
  • Edition: Full frame format.
  • Publisher: Beverly Hills, CA : Twentieth Century-Fox Film, [1951]
  • Distributor: Beverly Hills, CA : Twentieth Century-Fox Home Entertainment, [2002]
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General Note: Golden Globe Award, 1951.
English stereo, English mono, French mono, Spanish mono; with optional English or Spanish subtitles; closed captioned.
Bonus features (not rated or closed captioned): audio commentary by Robert Wise and Nicolas Meyer; Movietone newsreel (7 min.); theatrical trailer (2 min.); Making the Earth stand still documentary (81 min.); restoration comparison (4 min.); 5 still galleries; shooting script.
Program notes in insert.
Based on the story "Farewell to the master" by Harry Bates.
Videodisc release of the 1951 motion picture.
Title from disc label.
Contents:
Side A. Feature film ; theatrical trailer ; Movietone newsreel (1951) -- Side B. Documentary "Making the Earth stand still" ; restoration comparison ; still galleries ; trailers.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Music, Bernard Herrmann ; director of photography, Leo Tover ; art direction, Lyle Wheeler, Addison Hehr ; set decorations, Thomas Little, Claude Carpenter ; film editor, William Reynolds ; wardrobe direction, Charles LeMaire ; costumes designed by Travilla ; special photographic effects, Fred Sersen.
Participant or Performer: Michael Rennie, Patricia Neal, Hugh Marlowe, Sam Jaffe, Billy Gray, Frances Bavier, Lock Martin.
Summary, etc.: A spaceship lands in Washington, D.C., capturing the attention of the world. But the alien emissary (Michael Rennie) it brings refuses to reveal his mission to any single government, leaving the military, the politicians, and millions of ordinary people to wait in fear. Soon their distrust turns to calls for violence. But one young woman and her son befriend him and soon realize that they may be all that stands between the human race and total destruction.
Target Audience:
Rated G.
System Details:
DVD, Region 1, THX, NTSC.
Language:
English stereo, English mono, French mono, Spanish mono; with optional English or Spanish subtitles; closed captioned.
Awards:
Golden Globe Award, 1951.
Subject: Bates, Harry 1900-1981 Film adaptations
Human-alien encounters Drama
Human-alien encounters Drama
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Genre: Video.
DVD.
Science fiction -- Feature.
Adventure -- Feature.
Video recordings.
Feature films.
Science fiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Feature films -- United States.
Feature films.
Science fiction films.
Film adaptations.
Films for the hearing impaired.
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