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The day the Earth stood still / Twentieth Century Fox ; produced by Julian Blaustein ; directed by Robert Wise ; screenplay by Edmund H. North.

Format Video (Blu-ray)
EditionBlu-ray, full-frame ed.
Publication InfoBeverly Hills, CA : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, ©2008.
Description1 videodisc (92 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Other author/creatorRennie, Michael.
Other author/creatorNeal, Patricia, 1926-2010.
Other author/creatorMarlowe, Hugh, 1911-1982.
Other author/creatorBlaustein, Julian.
Other author/creatorWise, Robert, 1914-2005.
Other author/creatorNorth, Edmund H., 1911-1990.
Other author/creatorBates, Harry, 1900-1981.
Other author/creatorTwentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc.
Other author/creatorTwentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation.
Abstract A spaceship lands in Washington, D.C., capturing the attention of the world. But the peaceful alien emissary it brings fails to earn the public's trust. When a young woman and her son befriend him, they soon realize they may be all that stands between the human race and total destruction.
General noteTitle from container.
General noteOriginally released as a motion picture in 1951.
General noteBased on a story by Harry Bates.
General noteSpecial features: Interactive theremin: create your own score and Gort command!; interactive game; commentary by director Robert Wise and Nicholas Meyer; all-new commentary by film and music historians John Morgan, Steven Smith, William Stromberg and Nick Redman; isolated score track; all-new featurettes: The mysterious, melodious theremin ; Main title live performance by Peter Pringle ; The making of The day the Earth stood still ; Decoding "Klaatu barada nikto" ' Science fiction as metaphor ; A brief history of flying saucers ; The astounding Harry Bates ; Edmund North: the man who made the Earth stand still; Race to oblivion, documentary short; Farewell to the master: a reading by Jamieson K. Price of the original Harry Bates short story; Fox movietonews (1951); trailers, interactive pressbook and still galleries.
Cast Michael Rennie, Patricia Neal, Hugh Marlowe.
Audience Rating: G CHV rating: G.
Technical detailsBlu-ray Disc; 5.1 DTS-HD master audio, mono (English), 5.1 Dolby Digital (French, Spanish); requires Blu-ray player.
Technical detailsThis blu-ray disc will not play in standard DVD players.
LanguageEnglish, French or Spanish dialogue; Spanish, English, Cantonese or Mandarin subtitles; closed-captioned.
UPC 024543554660
UPC 024543554677
Stock numberMidwest Tape

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