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Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
|Document Type:||Visual material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
John Carpenter; Kurt Russell; Donald Pleasence; Lisa Blount; Victor Wong; Jameson Parker; Roddy Piper; Keith David; Meg Foster; Christopher Reeve; Kirstie Alley; Linda Kozlowski; Michael Paré; Ennio Morricone; Alan Howarth; Dave Davies; David Foster; Lawrence Turman; Bill Lancaster; Larry J Franco; Michael Preger; Sandy King; David Himmelstein; John W Campbell, Jr.; Turman-Foster Company.; Alive Films.; Universal Pictures (Firm); Alphaville Productions.; Universal Studios Home Entertainment (Firm)
|Language Note:||English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.|
|Notes:||Title from container.
The thing is based on the story "Who goes there?" by John W. Campbell, Jr.
The Thing originally released as a motion picture in 1982. Prince of darkness originally released as a motion picture in 1987. They live originally released as a motion picture in 1988. Village of the damned originally released as a motion picture in 1995.
Four horror films on 2 DVD.
|Credits:||The thing: Director of photography, Dean Cundey ; music, Ennio Morricone ; special visual effects, Albert Whitlock ; special make up effects, Rob Bottin.
Prince of darkness: Music, John Carpenter in association with Alan Howarth.
They live: Director of photography, Gary B. Kibbe ; music, John Carpenter, Alan Howarth.
Village of the damned: Director of photography, Gary B. Kibbe ; editor, Edward A. Warschilka ; music, John Carpenter, Dave Davies.
|Performer(s):||The thing cast: Kurt Russell.
Prince of darkness cast: Donald Pleasence, Lisa Blount, Victor Wong, Jameson Parker.
They live cast: Roddy Piper, Keith David, Meg Foster.
Village of the damned cast: Christopher Reeve, Kirstie Alley, Linda Kozlowski, Michael Paré.
|Target Audience:||MPAA rating: R (all films).|
|Description:||2 videodisc (6.75 hr.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.|
|Details:||DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (2.35:1), Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo., dual-layer, NTSC.|
|Contents:||[Disc 1]: John Carpenter's The Thing / a Turman-Foster Company production ; produced by David Foster & Lawrence Turman ; screenplay by Bill Lancaster ; (109 min.) --
John Carpenter's Prince of darkness / Alive Films presents a Larry Franco production ; produced by Larry Franco ; written by Martin Quatermass ; (102 min.). [Disc 2]: John Carpenter's They live / Alive Films presents a Larry Franco production ; produced by Larry Franco ; screenplay by Frank Armitage ; (95 min.) --
John Carpenter's Village of the damned / Universal Pictures presents an Alphaville production ; produced by Michael Preger, Sandy King ; screenplay by David Himmelstein ; (99 min.).
|Series Title:||4 film collection.|
|Other Titles:||Master of fear collection
Thing (Motion picture : 1982)
Prince of darkness (Motion picture : 1987)
They live (Motion picture : 1988)
Village of the damned (Motion picture : 1995)
|Responsibility:||directed by John Carpenter.|
Prince of darkness: A group of graduate students and scientists uncover an ancient canister and inadvertently unleash a strange liquid. As the substance begins to turn their co-workers into zombies, the remaining members realize they have released Satan himself.
They live: Aliens are gaining control of the earth by masquerading as humans and lulling the public into submission. Humanity's last chance lies with a lone drifter who stumbles upon a unique pair of sunglasses that reveal the terrifying and deadly truth.
Village of the damned: After an unseen force invades a quiet coastal town, ten women mysteriously find themselves pregnant. A local physician and a government scientist join forces when the women simultaneously give birth ... and the reign of terror begins.
- Research teams -- Antarctica -- Drama.
- Human-alien encounters -- Antarctica -- Drama.
- Zombies -- United States -- Drama.
- Devil -- Drama.
- Drifters -- United States -- Drama.
- Sunglasses -- United States -- Drama.
- Pregnant women -- United States -- Drama.
- Delivery (Obstetrics) -- Drama.
- Delivery (Obstetrics)
- Human-alien encounters.
- Pregnant women.
- Research teams.
- United States.