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The day the Earth stood still

Call Number

  • DVD SCIENCE FICTION/FANTASY (EAS)

Edition

Widescreen version.

Languages

(1951 version): English (Dolby 5.1, Dolby mono.), dubbed French (Dolby mono) or dubbed Spanish (Dolby mono.) dialogue.

Performers

1951 version cast: Michael Rennie, Patricia Neal, Hugh Marlowe, Sam Jaffe, Billy Gray, Frances Bavier, Lock Martin.

Publication Information

Beverly Hills, Calif. : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2009]

Physical Description

2 videodiscs (104 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.

Audience

MPAA rating: PG-13; for some sci-fi disaster images and violence.

Summary

Governments and scientists race to unravel the mystery behind a visitor's appearance. Dr. Helen Benson is a renowned scientist who finds herself face-to-face with an alien called Klaatu. Klaatu has traveled across the universe to warn of an impending global crisis. She quickly discovers the deadly ramificications of Klaatu's claim that he is a 'friend to the Earth.' Now, she and her yourng stepson must find a way to convince the entity who was sent to destroy humans that mankind is worth saving, but it may be too late.

Notes

Title from container.

Based on the 1951 screenplay by Edmund H. North.

Originally released as a motion picture in 2008.

Contents

  • Disc 1: The day the Earth stood still (2008 version)
  • Disc 2: The day the Earth stood still (1951 version) / Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation ; produced by Julian Blaustein ; story by Harry Bates ; screenplay by Edmund H. North ; directed by Robert Wise.

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