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Close encounters of the third kind

Author: Steven SpielbergMichael PhillipsJulia PhillipsRichard DreyfussFrançois TruffautAll authors
Publisher: Culver City, Calif. : Columbia TriStar Home Video, [1998]
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : English : Collector's ed.; widescreenView all editions and formats
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Humans make contact with aliens after witnessing the arrival of flying saucers from another world. In this new edition of the 1977 movie, director Spielberg has replaced certain scenes and expanded the dimensions of the special effects.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Science fiction films
Fiction films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Steven Spielberg; Michael Phillips; Julia Phillips; Richard Dreyfuss; François Truffaut; Teri Garr; Melinda Dillon; Columbia Pictures Corporation.; E.M.I. Films.; Columbia TriStar Home Video (Firm)
ISBN: 076780192X 9780767801928
OCLC Number: 39214718
Language Note: Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Notes: Originally produced as motion picture in 1977 in a slightly different form.
Special features: a "making of" featurette (15 min.).
Presented in the original theatrical aspect ratio, approx. 2.35:1.
Credits: Director of photography, Vilmos Zsigmond ; film editor, Michael Kahn ; music, John Williams ; visual effects, Douglas Trumbull.
Cast: Richard Dreyfuss, François Truffaut, Teri Garr, Melinda Dillon, Bob Balaban, Cary Guffey, Pat McNamara, Warren Kemmerling, Roberts Blossom, Philip Dodds.
Awards: Academy Award, 1978: Best Cinematography ; Special Achievement Award, for sound effects editing.
National Film Registry selection, 2007.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: PG.
Description: 1 videocassette (ca. 137 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS; hi-fi Dolby surround; widescreen.
Other Titles: Close encounters of the third kind (Motion picture)
Close encounters
Responsibility: a Columbia presentation in association with EMI ; a Julia Phillips & Michael Phillips production ; written & directed by Steven Spielberg.
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Humans make contact with aliens after witnessing the arrival of flying saucers from another world. In this new edition of the 1977 movie, director Spielberg has replaced certain scenes and expanded the dimensions of the special effects.

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