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The Resource The day the earth stood still, Twentieth Century-Fox presents ; screenplay by Edmund H. North ; produced by Julian Blaustein ; directed by Robert Wise, (videorecording DVD)

The day the earth stood still, Twentieth Century-Fox presents ; screenplay by Edmund H. North ; produced by Julian Blaustein ; directed by Robert Wise, (videorecording DVD)

Label
The day the earth stood still
Title
The day the earth stood still
Statement of responsibility
Twentieth Century-Fox presents ; screenplay by Edmund H. North ; produced by Julian Blaustein ; directed by Robert Wise
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
A spaceship lands in Washington, D.C., but the alien emissary it brings refuses to reveal his mission to any single government. This refusal leads to distrust and violence. One young woman and her son befriend the alien, realizing that they may be all that stands between the human race and total destruction
Member of
Cataloging source
FHP
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Leo Tover ; film editor, William Reynolds ; music, Bernard Herrmann
Dewey number
  • [Fic]
  • 813/.54
Intended audience
  • MPAA rating: G
  • Canadian home video rating: G
Language note
  • Soundtrack in English, French or Spanish; subtitles in English or Spanish
  • Closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Michael Rennie, Patricia Neal, Hugh Marlowe, Sam Jaffe, Billy Gray, Frances Bavier, Lock Martin
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1926-2010
  • 1911-1982
  • 1893-1984
  • -1978
  • 1905-
  • 1911-1990
  • 1914-2005
  • 1911-1975
  • 1900-1981
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Rennie, Michael
  • Neal, Patricia
  • Marlowe, Hugh
  • Jaffe, Sam
  • Gray, Billy
  • Bavier, Frances
  • Martin, Lock
  • North, Edmund H.
  • Blaustein, Julian
  • Wise, Robert
  • Herrmann, Bernard
  • Bates, Harry
  • Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc
  • Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation
Runtime
92
Series statement
Studio classics
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Unidentified flying objects
  • Life on other planets
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
  • Washington (D.C.)
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The day the earth stood still, Twentieth Century-Fox presents ; screenplay by Edmund H. North ; produced by Julian Blaustein ; directed by Robert Wise, (videorecording DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on: Farewell to the master / Harry Bates
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1951
  • Two-sided: feature and audio commentary on side A; special features on side B
  • Includes 70 min. Movietone newsreel production documentary, restoration comparison, stills galleries, shooting script, and theatrical trailer
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Standard format.
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 92 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
024543050056
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn815847331
  • (OCoLC)815847331
System details
DVD; stereo. in English; mono. in English, French or Spanish; region 1
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The day the earth stood still, Twentieth Century-Fox presents ; screenplay by Edmund H. North ; produced by Julian Blaustein ; directed by Robert Wise, (videorecording DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Based on: Farewell to the master / Harry Bates
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1951
  • Two-sided: feature and audio commentary on side A; special features on side B
  • Includes 70 min. Movietone newsreel production documentary, restoration comparison, stills galleries, shooting script, and theatrical trailer
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Standard format.
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 92 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
024543050056
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn815847331
  • (OCoLC)815847331
System details
DVD; stereo. in English; mono. in English, French or Spanish; region 1
Video recording format
DVD
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