The Resource The serpent and the rainbow, Universal ; Keith Barish presents a Rob Cohen/David Ladd production ; a film by Wes Craven ; screenplay by Richard Maxwell and A.R. Simoun ; produced by David Ladd and Doug Claybourne ; directed by Wes Craven

The serpent and the rainbow, Universal ; Keith Barish presents a Rob Cohen/David Ladd production ; a film by Wes Craven ; screenplay by Richard Maxwell and A.R. Simoun ; produced by David Ladd and Doug Claybourne ; directed by Wes Craven

Label
The serpent and the rainbow
Title
The serpent and the rainbow
Statement of responsibility
Universal ; Keith Barish presents a Rob Cohen/David Ladd production ; a film by Wes Craven ; screenplay by Richard Maxwell and A.R. Simoun ; produced by David Ladd and Doug Claybourne ; directed by Wes Craven
Title variation
Wes Craven's The serpent and the rainbow
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Composer
Cinematographer
Director
Film editor
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
"A Harvard anthropologist is sent to Haiti to retrieve a strange powder that is said to have the power to bring human beings back from the dead. In his quest to find the miracle drug, the cynical scienist enters the rarely seen netherworld of walking zombies, blood rites and ancient curses"--Container
Cataloging source
STF
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, John Lindley ; music, Brad Fiedel ; film editor, Glenn Farr
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R
Language note
In English, French or Spanish sound tracks with optional French and Spanish subtitles and optional English captions for the hearing impaired
LC call number
PN1995.9.H6
LC item number
S46 1987 DVD
PerformerNote
Bill Pullman, Cathy Tyson, Zakes Mokae, Paul Winfield
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1947-
  • 1948-2010
  • 1949-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Craven, Wes
  • Ladd, David
  • Claybourne, Doug
  • Maxwell, Richard
  • Simoun, A. R
  • Barish, Keith
  • Cohen, Rob
  • Rodman, Howard
  • Pullman, Bill
  • Tyson, Cathy
  • Mokae, Zakes
  • Winfield, Paul
  • Fiedel, Brad
  • Lindley, John
  • Farr, Glenn
  • Davis, Wade
  • Universal Pictures (Firm)
Runtime
98
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Vodou
  • Zombiism
  • Vuduismo
  • Zombismo
  • Vodou
  • Zombiism
  • Haiti
  • Haiti
Technique
live action
Label
The serpent and the rainbow, Universal ; Keith Barish presents a Rob Cohen/David Ladd production ; a film by Wes Craven ; screenplay by Richard Maxwell and A.R. Simoun ; produced by David Ladd and Doug Claybourne ; directed by Wes Craven
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Special features, languages, subtitles, and number of discs may vary
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1987
  • "Inspired by the book The Serpent and the Rainbow by Wade Davis."
  • Special feature : theatrical trailer
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (98 min.)
Isbn
9780783255316
Lccn
54614766
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192123627
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
21236
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)54614766
  • 1902268
System details
DVD, region 1, NTSC; widescreen presentation (aspect ratio 1.85:1); Dolby digital surround sound
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The serpent and the rainbow, Universal ; Keith Barish presents a Rob Cohen/David Ladd production ; a film by Wes Craven ; screenplay by Richard Maxwell and A.R. Simoun ; produced by David Ladd and Doug Claybourne ; directed by Wes Craven
Publication
Note
  • Special features, languages, subtitles, and number of discs may vary
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1987
  • "Inspired by the book The Serpent and the Rainbow by Wade Davis."
  • Special feature : theatrical trailer
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (98 min.)
Isbn
9780783255316
Lccn
54614766
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192123627
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
21236
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)54614766
  • 1902268
System details
DVD, region 1, NTSC; widescreen presentation (aspect ratio 1.85:1); Dolby digital surround sound
Video recording format
DVD

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