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The Rocky Horror picture show

Author: Jim SharmanLou AdlerMichael WhiteRichard O'BrienTim CurryAll authors
Publisher: Beverly Hills, CA : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2002] ©2002
Series: Viewpoints Film series
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A mixture of fantastical rock opera and horror movie spoof. A couple of ordinary kids have car trouble one dark and rainy night and knock on the door of a looming gothic mansion. They are stunned to learn that they have stumbled into an ongoing convention of kinky characters, hosted by Dr. Frank-N-Furter, a mad scientist from the planet Transylvania.
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Genre/Form: Mad scientist films
Parody films
Low budget films
Film adaptations
Feature films
Rock films
Fantasy films
Horror films
Comedy films
Musical films
Science fiction films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Drama
Parodies, imitations, etc
Horror film
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Fiction
Named Person: Richard O'Brien; Richard O'Brien
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Jim Sharman; Lou Adler; Michael White; Richard O'Brien; Tim Curry; Susan Sarandon; Barry Bostwick; Patricia Quinn; Little Nell; Jonathan Adams; Peter Hinwood; Meat Loaf, (Vocalist); Charles D Gray; Richard Hartley, (Composer); Peter Suschitzky; Graeme Clifford; Sue Blane; Terry Ackland-Snow; Ian Whittaker; Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation,; Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc.,
OCLC Number: 50500515
Language Note: In English; optional subtitles in English or Spanish. Closed-captioned
Notes: Originally produced as a motion picture in 1975.
Extra features: US and UK versions; Audio commentary (by Richard O'Brien and Patricia Quinn); Multi-view theatre experience; Participation prompter; Audience participation; DVD-Rom.
Credits: Original musical play, music and lyrics by Richard O'Brien ; musical direction and arrangements by Richard Hartley ; director of photography, Peter Suschitzky ; film and music editor, Graeme Clifford ; original costume design by Sue Blane ; art director, Terry Ackland-Snow ; set dresser, Ian Whittaker.
Cast: Tim Curry, Susan Sarandon, Barry Bostwick, Richard O'Brien, Patricia Quinn, Little Nell, Jonathan Adams, Peter Hinwood, Meatloaf, Charles Gray.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: R.
Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 100 min.) : DVD video, sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, anamorphic widescreen (aspect ratio 1.66:1), NTSC Region 1; English 5.1 surround, English mono.
Contents: Special features: Multi-story: view the original cut or the new edition with musical sequence "Superheroes" edited back in ; commentary by Richard ÓBrien and Patricia Quinn ; the theatrical experience: view Rocky Horror as you would in the theater, complete with introduction from RHPS fan club president Sal Piro. View audience reactions and performers in front of the screen at certain points throughout the film ; prompter: "When do I squirt my water pistol and when do I scream?" This subtitle track will tell you ; DVD-ROM games, trivia and more.
Series Title: Viewpoints Film series
Other Titles: Rocky Horror picture show (Motion picture)
Responsibility: Twentieth Century Fox presents a Lou Adler-Michael White production ; screenplay by Jim Sharman and Richard O'Brien ; executive producer, Lou Adler ; produced by Michael White ; directed by Jim Sharman.

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A mixture of fantastical rock opera and horror movie spoof. A couple of ordinary kids have car trouble one dark and rainy night and knock on the door of a looming gothic mansion. They are stunned to learn that they have stumbled into an ongoing convention of kinky characters, hosted by Dr. Frank-N-Furter, a mad scientist from the planet Transylvania.

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