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The day the earth stood still

The day the earth stood still / Twentieth Century Fox ; screen play by Edmund H. North ; produced by Julian Blaustein ; directed by Robert Wise.
Beverly Hills, CA : Fox Video, 1995.

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Additional Authors
  • Wise, Robert, 1914-2005.
  • Rennie, Michael.
  • Neal, Patricia, 1926-2010.
  • Marlowe, Hugh.
  • Jaffe, Sam, 1891-1984.
  • Bates, Harry, 1900-1981.
  • Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation.
  • Fox Video (Firm)
2 videodiscs (92 min.) : sound, black and white; 12 in.
A visitor from outer space comes with the warning that unless war is abolished, Earth will be destroyed by the more advanced planets of the universe.
Alternative Title
Making the earth stand still.
  • Based on the story "Farewell to the master" by Harry Bates.
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1951.
  • Running commentary by Robert Wise and Nicholas Meyer is on analog track 1 and can be listened to separately while watching the film.
  • New director-approved film transfer.
  • Includes: 70 min. documentary, Making the Earth stand still; production, scene and set photos; the shooting screenplay; construction blueprints for the spaceship; American and British pressbooks; memorabilia section with poster, lobby cards, the spaceship model and Gort.
  • Program notes by Edmund H. North on container.
Credits (note)
  • Photographer, Leo Tover ; editor, William Reynolds ; music, Bernard Hermann.
System Details (note)
  • Laserdisc, Extended play (CLV), sides 1-3, Full feature format (CAV), side 4, digital sound, dual sound tracks.
  • ocm32754137
  • SCSB-3664144
Owning Institutions
Columbia University Libraries