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John Carpenter's The thing

Author: Dean CundeyRichard MasurThomas WaitesJoel PolisDavid FosterAll authors
Publisher: Universal City, CA : Universal, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : Collector's ed/WidescreenView all editions and formats
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A research team at a remote research station in Antarctica finds an alien being that has fallen from the sky and has remained buried in the snow for over 100,000 years. Unfrozen and unleashed, it creates havoc and terror as it changes forms and becomes one of them.
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Genre/Form: Horror films
Film remakes
Science fiction films
Monster films
Feature films
Films for the hearing impaired
Drama
Video recordings
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Video recordings with French language options
Video recordings with Spanish language options
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Dean Cundey; Richard Masur; Thomas Waites; Joel Polis; David Foster; Kurt Russell; Wilford Brimley; T K Carter; David Clennon; Keith David; Richard Dysart; Charles Hallahan; Peter Maloney; Donald Moffat; John Carpenter; Bill Lancaster; Lawrence Turman; John W Campbell, Jr.; Ennio Morricone; Todd Ramsey; Universal Pictures (Firm); Turman-Foster Company.
ISBN: 1417010908 9781417010905 0783227507 9780783227504
OCLC Number: 1053312826
Language Note: Closed cpationed. In English and Spanish with optional subtitles in French and Spanish.
Notes: Originally produced as a motion picture in 1982.
Based on the story, Who goes there?, by John W. Campbell Jr.
Anamorphic widescreen 2.35:1.
Special features include optional feature commentary with John Carpenter and Kurt Russell; the documentary, John Carpenter's The Thing, terror takes shape; production background archive; cast production photographs, production art and storyboards; behind-the-scenes location footage; outtakes, original theatrical trailer.
Credits: Directed by John Carpenter; Produced by David Foster & Lawrence Turman; Music, Ennio Morricone ; photography, Dean Cundey ; editor, Todd Ramsey.
Cast: Kurt Russell, Wilford Brimley, T.K. Carter, David Clennon, Keith David, Richard Dysart, Charles Hallahan, Peter Maloney, Richard Masur, Donald Moffat, Joel Polis, Thomas Waites.
Description: 1 DVD-video (109 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; Dolby digital 5.1.
Other Titles: Thing (Motion picture : 1982)
Thing
Responsibility: a Universal picture ; a Turman-Foster Company production ; produced by David Foster, Lawrence Turman ; screenplay by Bill Lancaster ; directed by John Carpenter.

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A research team at a remote research station in Antarctica finds an alien being that has fallen from the sky and has remained buried in the snow for over 100,000 years. Unfrozen and unleashed, it creates havoc and terror as it changes forms and becomes one of them.

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