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The Resource Poltergeist, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; a Steven Spielberg production ; a Tobe Hooper film ; story by Steven Spielberg ; screenplay by Steven Spielberg, Michael Grais & Mark Victor ; directed by Tobe Hooper ; produced by Steven Spielberg and Frank Marshall

Poltergeist, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; a Steven Spielberg production ; a Tobe Hooper film ; story by Steven Spielberg ; screenplay by Steven Spielberg, Michael Grais & Mark Victor ; directed by Tobe Hooper ; produced by Steven Spielberg and Frank Marshall

Label
Poltergeist
Title
Poltergeist
Statement of responsibility
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; a Steven Spielberg production ; a Tobe Hooper film ; story by Steven Spielberg ; screenplay by Steven Spielberg, Michael Grais & Mark Victor ; directed by Tobe Hooper ; produced by Steven Spielberg and Frank Marshall
Title variation
Poltergeist
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
Life is very pleasant for a California family until a host of other-worldly forces invades their peaceful suburban home. Their house is turned into a supernatural sideshow, and if the family doesn't clear out, they will be swept off into nightmarish chaos
Cataloging source
KCK
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Music by Jerry Goldsmith ; director of photography, Matthew F. Leonetti, A.S.C. ; special visual effects by Industrial Light & Magic ; editor, Michael Kahn ; production design, James H. Spencer
Dewey number
791.43
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.P65 1999
PerformerNote
JoBeth Williams, Craig T. Nelson, Beatrice Straight, Dominique Dunne, Oliver Robins, Heather O'Rourke
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1959-1982
  • 1971-
  • 1975-1988
  • 1946-
  • 1943-2017
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Williams, JoBeth
  • Nelson, Craig T
  • Straight, Beatrice
  • Dunne, Dominique
  • Robins, Oliver
  • O'Rourke, Heather
  • Spielberg, Steven
  • Hooper, Tobe
  • Grais, Michael
  • Victor, Mark
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
  • MGM/UA Home Video (Firm)
  • Turner Entertainment Co
Runtime
114
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Videodiscs
  • Poltergeists
  • Supernatural in motion pictures
  • Suspense in motion pictures, television, etc
Technique
live action
Label
Poltergeist, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; a Steven Spielberg production ; a Tobe Hooper film ; story by Steven Spielberg ; screenplay by Steven Spielberg, Michael Grais & Mark Victor ; directed by Tobe Hooper ; produced by Steven Spielberg and Frank Marshall
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Audio available in English (Dolby surround 5.1), French (Dolby surround stereo) and Spanish (Dolby surround stereo) ; subtitles available in English, French and Spanish
  • Closed captioned for the hearing impaired
  • Videodisc release of the 1982 motion picture
  • Includes both widescreen and standard versions. Enhanced for widescreen TVs
  • Special features: interactive menus ; theatrical trailer ; scene access
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
Control code
1021750
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen/standard version.
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 114 min.)
Isbn
9780790744193
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
012569506428
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
65064
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1021750
  • (Sirsi) 1021750
  • (OCoLC)44021501
System details
DVD format
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Poltergeist, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; a Steven Spielberg production ; a Tobe Hooper film ; story by Steven Spielberg ; screenplay by Steven Spielberg, Michael Grais & Mark Victor ; directed by Tobe Hooper ; produced by Steven Spielberg and Frank Marshall
Publication
Note
  • Audio available in English (Dolby surround 5.1), French (Dolby surround stereo) and Spanish (Dolby surround stereo) ; subtitles available in English, French and Spanish
  • Closed captioned for the hearing impaired
  • Videodisc release of the 1982 motion picture
  • Includes both widescreen and standard versions. Enhanced for widescreen TVs
  • Special features: interactive menus ; theatrical trailer ; scene access
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
Control code
1021750
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen/standard version.
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 114 min.)
Isbn
9780790744193
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
012569506428
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
65064
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1021750
  • (Sirsi) 1021750
  • (OCoLC)44021501
System details
DVD format
Video recording format
DVD

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