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The day the Earth stood still  Cover Image DVD DVD

The day the Earth stood still

Derrickson, Scott, (film director.). Stoff, Erwin, (film producer.). Goodman, Gregory, 1959- (film producer.). Boardman, Paul Harris, (film producer.). Scarpa, David, (screenwriter.). Wahrman, Wayne, (film editor.). Bates, Tyler, (composer.). Reeves, Keanu, (actor.). Connelly, Jennifer, (actor.). Smith, Jaden, 1998- (actor.). Cleese, John, (actor.). Hamm, Jon, 1971- (actor.). Bates, Kathy, 1948- (actor.). Chandler, Kyle, (actor.). Wise, Robert, 1914-2005 (film director.). Blaustein, Julian, (film producer.). North, Edmund H., 1911-1990 (screenwriter.). Bates, Harry 1900-1981 (screenwriter.). Rennie, Michael, (actor.). Neal, Patricia, 1926-2010 (actor.). Marlowe, Hugh, 1911-1982 (actor.). Jaffe, Sam, 1891-1984 (actor.). Gray, Billy, 1938- (actor.). Bavier, Frances, 1902-1989 (actor.). Martin, Lock, 1916-1959 (actor.). Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation, (presenter,, film production company.). 3 Arts Entertainment (Firm), (film production company.). Dune Entertainment, (film production company.). Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc., (publisher.). Keanu Reeves, Jennifer Connelly, Jaden Smith, John Cleese, Jon Hamm, Kyle Chandler, Kathy Bates. (Cast).

Summary

Summary: Governments and scientists race to unravel the mystery behind a visitor's appearance. Dr. Helen Benson is a renowned scientist who finds herself face-to-face with an alien called Klaatu. Klaatu has traveled across the universe to warn of an impending global crisis. She quickly discovers the deadly ramifications of Klaatu's claim that he is a 'friend to the Earth.' Now, she and her young stepson must find a way to convince the entity who was sent to destroy humans that mankind is worth saving, but it may be too late.

Item details

  • Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (104 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
    videodisc
  • Edition: Widescreen.
  • Publisher: Beverly Hills, Calif. : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, ©2009.

Contents / Notes

General Note: (1951 version): English (Dolby 5.1, Dolby mono.), dubbed French (Dolby mono) or dubbed Spanish (Dolby mono.) dialogue; English or Spanish subtitles.
(2008 version): English (Dolby 5.1), dubbed French (Dolby 5.1) or dubbed Spanish (Dolby 5.1) dialogue, English or Spanish subtitles; closed captioned.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2008.
Based on the screenplay by Edmund H. North which was based on a story by Harry Bates.
Formatted Contents Note: Disc 1: The day the Earth stood still (2008 version) -- Disc 2: The day the Earth stood still (1951 version) / Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation ; produced by Julian Blaustein ; story by Harry Bates ; screenplay by Edmund H. North ; directed by Robert Wise.
Restrictions on Access Note:
"For private home use only."
Creation/Production Credits Note: (1951 version): music, Bernard Herman ; director of photography, Leo Toder ; film editor, William Reynolds.
(2008 version): edited by Wayne Wahrman ; director of photography, David Tattersall ; music, Tyler Bates.
Participant or Performer Note: 1951 version cast: Michael Rennie, Patricia Neal, Hugh Marlowe, Sam Jaffe, Billy Gray, Frances Bavier, Lock Martin.
Keanu Reeves, Jennifer Connelly, Jaden Smith, John Cleese, Jon Hamm, Kyle Chandler, Kathy Bates.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: PG-13; for some sci-fi disaster images and violence (2008 version) ; G (1951 version)
CHV rating: PG; violence, coarse language.
System Details Note:
DVD, region 1, widescreen (2.35:1); Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital mono.
Language Note:
(2008 version): English (Dolby 5.1), dubbed French (Dolby 5.1) or dubbed Spanish (Dolby 5.1) dialogue, English or Spanish subtitles; closed captioned.
(1951 version): English (Dolby 5.1, Dolby mono.), dubbed French (Dolby mono) or dubbed Spanish (Dolby mono.) dialogue; English or Spanish subtitles.
Subject: Bates, Harry 1900-1981 Film and video adaptations
Bates, Harry 1900-1981
Human-alien encounters Drama
Women scientists United States Drama
Nature Effect of human beings on Drama
Human beings Drama
Mothers and sons United States Drama
Extraterrestrial beings Drama
Military robots Drama
Human-alien encounters Drama
Nature Effect of human beings on Drama
Mothers and sons United States Drama
Extraterrestres Teatro
Científicos Estados Unidos Teatro
Científicos United States Teatro
Extraterrestrial beings
Human-alien encounters
Human beings
Military robots
Mothers and sons
Nature Effect of human beings on
Women scientists
United States
Genre: Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Science fiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Feature films.
Film remakes.
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Science fiction films.
Suspense films.
Life on other planets -- Drama.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Science fiction films.
Film remakes.
Film adaptations.
Feature films.
Drama.
Science fiction films.

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  • 30 / 33 copies available at PINES (Show)
  • 2 / 2 copies available at Athens Regional Library System

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