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The thing [videorecording] / a Universal picture ; a Turman-Foster Company production ; produced by David Foster, Lawrence Turman ; screenplay by Bill Lancaster ; directed by John Carpenter.

Available copies

  • 5 of 7 copies available at Bibliomation. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Babcock Library - Ashford.

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0 current holds with 7 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Babcock Library - Ashford DVD Thi (Text to phone) 33110148875725 Adult New Material Checked out 12/08/2021

Record details

  • ISBN: 1417010908
  • ISBN: 9781417010905
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (1 hr., 49 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Collector's ed.
  • Publisher: Universal City, CA : Universal, c2004.

Content descriptions

General Note:
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.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Music, Ennio Morricone ; photography, Dean Cundey ; editor, Todd Ramsey.
Participant or Performer Note:
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.
Summary, etc.:
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.
System Details Note:
DVD; Dolby digital 5.1.
Language Note:
Closed captioned. In English with optional soundtrack in French, and with optional subtitles in French and Spanish.
Subject: Extraterrestrial beings > Drama.
Genre: Horror films.
Science fiction films.
Feature films.

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