The Resource John Carpenter, master of fear collection, directed by John Carpenter, (videorecording)

John Carpenter, master of fear collection, directed by John Carpenter, (videorecording)

Label
John Carpenter, master of fear collection
Title
John Carpenter, master of fear collection
Statement of responsibility
directed by John Carpenter
Title variation
Master of fear collection
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
  • 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
  • The Thing: In the winter of 1982, a 12-man research team, at a remote Antarctic research station, discovers an alien buried in the snow for over 100,000 years. Soon unfrozen, the form-changing alien wreaks havoc, creates terror and takes on the appearance of those it kills
Member of
Cataloging source
LKR
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
  • 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
  • The thing: Director of photography, Dean Cundey ; music, Ennio Morricone ; special visual effects, Albert Whitlock ; special make up effects, Rob Bottin
Dewey number
791.43/75
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R (all films)
Language note
English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.J64 2009
PerformerNote
  • Village of the damned cast: Christopher Reeve, Kirstie Alley, Linda Kozlowski, Michael Paré
  • They live cast: Roddy Piper, Keith David, Meg Foster
  • Prince of darkness cast: Donald Pleasence, Lisa Blount, Victor Wong, Jameson Parker
  • The thing cast: Kurt Russell
Runtime
405
Series statement
4 film collection
Technique
live action
Label
John Carpenter, master of fear collection, directed by John Carpenter, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • 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
  • Title from container
  • Four horror films on 2 DVD
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Contents
  • [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.)
  • [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.)
Control code
ocn456291317
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodisc (6.75 hours)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025195052054
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
61106090
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)456291317
System details
DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (2.35:1), Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo., dual-layer, NTSC
Terms governing use
These DVD discs are copy protected.
Video recording format
DVD
Label
John Carpenter, master of fear collection, directed by John Carpenter, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • 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
  • Title from container
  • Four horror films on 2 DVD
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Contents
  • [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.)
  • [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.)
Control code
ocn456291317
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodisc (6.75 hours)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025195052054
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
61106090
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)456291317
System details
DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (2.35:1), Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo., dual-layer, NTSC
Terms governing use
These DVD discs are copy protected.
Video recording format
DVD

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