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John Carpenter's The thing a Universal picture ; a Turman-Foster Company production ; produced by David Foster, Lawrence Turman ; screenplay by Bill Lancaster ; directed by John Carpenter.

Uniform title Thing (Motion picture : 1982)
Edition Collector's ed.
Imprint Universal City, CA : Universal, c2004.
Description 1 videodisc (1 hr., 49 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Language English, French
Subject Extraterrestrial beings -- Drama.
Horror films.
Science fiction films.
Feature films.
Format DVD, Video
URL for this record http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/7707391
Varying Form of Title Portion of title Thing
Other authors / contributors Foster, David, 1929-
Russell, Kurt.
Brimley, Wilford, 1935-
Carter, T. K., 1956-
Clennon, David.
David, Keith.
Dysart, Richard.
Hallahan, Charles.
Maloney, Peter.
Moffat, Donald, 1930-
Carpenter, John, 1948-
Lancaster, Bill, 1947-1997.
Turman, Lawrence.
Campbell, John W, Jr. (John Wood), 1910-1971.
Universal Pictures (Firm)
Turman-Foster Company.
ISBN 1417010908
9781417010905
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.
Music, Ennio Morricone ; photography, Dean Cundey ; editor, Todd Ramsey.
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.
DVD; Dolby digital 5.1.
Closed captioned. In English with optional soundtrack in French, and with optional subtitles in French and Spanish.
Summary 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.
Standard no. 025192543722
Publisher's no. 25437 Universal

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