The thing
(DVD)

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Phillipsburg City LibraryDVD THING, THEOn Shelf

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Format
DVD
Language
English
ISBN
0783227507, 9780783227504, 1417010908, 9781417010905
UPC
025192543722, 025192032929

Notes

General Note
Digitally recorded ; stereo surround ; THX digitally mastered.
General Note
Based on the story, Who goes there?, by John W. Campbell.
General Note
Special features: optional commentary by John Carpenter and Kurt Russell; John Carpenter's The thing: terror takes shape (84 min.); production background archive; trailer (2 min.); interactive Web site.
Creation/Production Credits
Special visual effects, Albert Whitlock ; special effects, Roy Arbogast ; music, Ennio Morricone ; photography, Dean Cundey ; special make-up effects, Rob Bottin ; executive producer, Wilbur Stark ; editor, Todd Ramsey ; production design, John L. Lloyd.
Participants/Performers
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
Set in the winter of 1982 at a research station in Antarctica, a twelve man research team 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, the THING creates havoc and terror as it changes forms and becomes one of them.
Target Audience
MPAA rating: R.
System Details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1.
Language
English and French language; subtitles in English and Spanish.

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APA Citation (style guide)

Russell, K., Brimley, W., Carter, T. K., Clennon, D., David, K., Dysart, R., Hallahan, C., Maloney, P., Masur, R., Moffat, D., Polis, J., Waites, T. G., Carpenter, J., Lancaster, B., & Campbell, J. W. (19981982). The thing (Collector's ed.). Universal.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Kurt. Russell et al.. 19981982. The Thing. Universal City, CA: Universal.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Kurt. Russell et al.. The Thing Universal City, CA: Universal, 19981982.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Russell, Kurt., et al. The Thing Collector's ed., Universal, 19981982.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of August 2021. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.

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