The Resource The war of the worlds, a Paramount picture ; screenplay by Barré Lyndon ; produced by George Pal ; directed by Byron Haskin, (videorecording)

The war of the worlds, a Paramount picture ; screenplay by Barré Lyndon ; produced by George Pal ; directed by Byron Haskin, (videorecording)

Label
The war of the worlds
Title
The war of the worlds
Statement of responsibility
a Paramount picture ; screenplay by Barré Lyndon ; produced by George Pal ; directed by Byron Haskin
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Commentator
Composer
Cinematographer
Director
Film editor
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
A Martian spacecraft lands near the small southern California city of Linda Rosa. Disaster ensues
Member of
Awards note
Oscar Winner, Best Special Effects, 1953.
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
  • War of the worlds (Motion picture : 1953)
  • War of the worlds (Radio program)
Credits note
Director of photography, George Barnes ; edited by Everett Douglas ; music score by Leith Stevens
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: G
Language note
  • In English or dubbed French, with optional English subtitles
  • Closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.W37 2005
PerformerNote
  • Gene Barry, Ann Robinson, Les Tremayne, Bob Cornthwaite, Sandro Giglio, Lewis Martin, Housely Stevenson Jr., Paul Frees, Bill Phipps, Vernon Rich, Henry Brandon, Jack Kruschen
  • Commentary by Sir Cedric Hardwicke
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1899-1984
  • 1896-1972
  • 1935-
  • 1917-2006
  • 1900-1979
  • 1894-1969
  • 1914-1997
  • 1922-
  • 1906-1978
  • 1912-1990
  • 1922-2002
  • 1909-1970
  • 1893-1964
  • 1935-
  • 1943-
  • 1866-1946
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Haskin, Byron
  • Pal, George
  • Lyndon, Barré
  • Barry, Gene
  • Robinson, Ann
  • Tremayne, Les
  • Cornthwaite, Robert
  • Giglio, Sandro
  • Martin, Lewis
  • Stevenson, Houseley
  • Frees, Paul
  • Phipps, William
  • Rich, Vernon
  • Brandon, Henry
  • Kruschen, Jack
  • Barnes, George
  • Douglass, Everett
  • Stevens, Leith
  • Hardwicke, Cedric
  • Burns, Bob
  • Warren, Bill
  • Dante, Joe
  • Wells, H. G.
  • Paramount Pictures Corporation
  • Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
85
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Wells, H. G.
  • Wells, H. G.
  • Martians
  • Human-alien encounters
  • Space warfare
  • Human-alien encounters
  • Martians
  • Space warfare
Technique
live action
Label
The war of the worlds, a Paramount picture ; screenplay by Barré Lyndon ; produced by George Pal ; directed by Byron Haskin, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Special features, languages, subtitles, and number of discs may vary
  • Based on the novel: The war of the worlds / by H.G. Wells
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1953
  • Special features: optional audio commentary by actors Ann Robinson and Gene Barry; optional audio commentary by film director Joe Dante, film historian Bob Burns, and author (of "Keep watching the skies!") Bill Warren; "The sky is falling! : making 'The war of the worlds'" featurette; "H.G. Wells : the father of science fiction" featurette; original theatrical trailer; "The war of the worlds" episode of the radio program "Mercury Theatre on the air" (originally broadcast on Oct. 30, 1938)
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special collector's ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (85 min.)
Isbn
9781415711668
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 883929304585
  • 097360263947
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Publisher number
02639
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 1045112
  • (OCoLC)61267478
  • 1033952
  • (OCoLC)ocm61267478
  • 1033952
  • 1045112
  • 1045112
System details
DVD, region 1, NTSC; full screen format; Dolby digital 2.0 surround in English, Dolby digital mono. in English or French
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The war of the worlds, a Paramount picture ; screenplay by Barré Lyndon ; produced by George Pal ; directed by Byron Haskin, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Special features, languages, subtitles, and number of discs may vary
  • Based on the novel: The war of the worlds / by H.G. Wells
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1953
  • Special features: optional audio commentary by actors Ann Robinson and Gene Barry; optional audio commentary by film director Joe Dante, film historian Bob Burns, and author (of "Keep watching the skies!") Bill Warren; "The sky is falling! : making 'The war of the worlds'" featurette; "H.G. Wells : the father of science fiction" featurette; original theatrical trailer; "The war of the worlds" episode of the radio program "Mercury Theatre on the air" (originally broadcast on Oct. 30, 1938)
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special collector's ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (85 min.)
Isbn
9781415711668
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 883929304585
  • 097360263947
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Publisher number
02639
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 1045112
  • (OCoLC)61267478
  • 1033952
  • (OCoLC)ocm61267478
  • 1033952
  • 1045112
  • 1045112
System details
DVD, region 1, NTSC; full screen format; Dolby digital 2.0 surround in English, Dolby digital mono. in English or French
Video recording format
DVD

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