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Capricorn One

Author: Lew GradePaul N LazarusPeter HyamsElliott GouldJames BrolinAll authors
Publisher: [Van Nuys, Calif.] : LIVE Entertainment ; Santa Monica, Calif. : Artisan Home Entertainment, [1998]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English : Widescreen versionView all editions and formats
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Three astronauts are forced by NASA to participate in an elaborate hoax. Capricorn One makes the first 'manned' mission to Mars but the astronauts remain on Earth to be filmed in a studio made up to look like the Martian surface. When the empty capsule burns up on re-entry, the world believes the astronauts to be dead. A struggle ensues between the government and the astronauts whose very existence incriminates NASA.
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Genre/Form: Drama
Feature films
Science fiction films
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Lew Grade; Paul N Lazarus; Peter Hyams; Elliott Gould; James Brolin; Brenda Vaccaro; Sam Waterston; O J Simpson; Hal Holbrook; David Huddleston; David Doyle; Karen Black; Telly Savalas; Associated General Films.; LIVE Entertainment (Firm); Artisan Home Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN: 0784011540 9780784011546
OCLC Number: 42087729
Language Note: In English with Spanish subtitles; closed captioned.
Notes: Originally produced as a motion picture in 1977, released in 1978.
Special features: theatrical trailer; teaser trailer; production notes; cast & crew information.
Credits: Director of photography, Bill Butler ; editor, James Mitchell ; music, Jerry Goldsmith.
Cast: Elliott Gould, James Brolin, Brenda Vaccaro, Sam Waterston, O.J. Simpson, Hal Holbrook, David Huddleston, David Doyle, Karen Black, Telly Savalas.
Target Audience: Rated PG.
Description: 1 videodisc (123 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, widescreen (1.85:1) format, digitally mastered; 5.1 Dolby digital audio.
Responsibility: Sir Lew Grade presents for Associated General Films ; produced by Paul N. Lazarus III ; written and directed by Peter Hyams.

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Three astronauts are forced by NASA to participate in an elaborate hoax. Capricorn One makes the first 'manned' mission to Mars but the astronauts remain on Earth to be filmed in a studio made up to look like the Martian surface. When the empty capsule burns up on re-entry, the world believes the astronauts to be dead. A struggle ensues between the government and the astronauts whose very existence incriminates NASA.

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