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The Resource The howling, Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; an AVCO Embassy film ; AVCO Embassy Pictures, International Film Investors and Wescom Productions presents a Daniel H. Blatt production ; screenplay by John Sayles and Terence H. Winkless ; produced by Michael Finnell and Jack Conrad ; directed by Joe Dante, (videorecording)

The howling, Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; an AVCO Embassy film ; AVCO Embassy Pictures, International Film Investors and Wescom Productions presents a Daniel H. Blatt production ; screenplay by John Sayles and Terence H. Winkless ; produced by Michael Finnell and Jack Conrad ; directed by Joe Dante, (videorecording)

Label
The howling
Title
The howling
Statement of responsibility
Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; an AVCO Embassy film ; AVCO Embassy Pictures, International Film Investors and Wescom Productions presents a Daniel H. Blatt production ; screenplay by John Sayles and Terence H. Winkless ; produced by Michael Finnell and Jack Conrad ; directed by Joe Dante
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
"Severely traumatized by a near-fatal encounter with a serial killer, TV newscaster Karen White takes time off at a secluded retreat called 'the Colony.' But when, after nights of being tormented by bestial , bloodcurdling cries, Karen ventures into the woods seeking answers, she makes a terrifying discovery. Now she must fight not only for her life-- but for her soul!"--Container
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Cinematography, John Hora ; art director, Robert Burns ; editors, Mark Goldblatt, Joe Dante ; music, Pino Donaggio ; costume designer, Jack Buehler
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R
Language note
English language soundtrack (5.1 surround or mono) with optional subtitles in French or Spanish ; closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired
LC call number
PS3552.R313
LC item number
H682 2003
PerformerNote
Dee Wallace-Stone, Patrick Macnee, Dennis Dugan, Christopher Stone, Belinda Balaski, Kevin McCarthy, John Carradine, Slim Pickins, Elisabeth Brooks
Runtime
91
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
The howling, Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; an AVCO Embassy film ; AVCO Embassy Pictures, International Film Investors and Wescom Productions presents a Daniel H. Blatt production ; screenplay by John Sayles and Terence H. Winkless ; produced by Michael Finnell and Jack Conrad ; directed by Joe Dante, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by Gary Brandner
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1980
  • Special features: "Unleashing the beast : making 'The howling'" multi-part documentary; deleted scenes; outtakes; "Making a monster movie : inside 'The howling'" documentary; audio commentary with director, Joe Dante, Dee Wallace, Christopher Stone and Robert Picardo; photo gallery; original theatrical trailers
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm52848802
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (91 min.)
Isbn
9780792857266
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
027616888471
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
1004817
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)52848802
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen and full screen presentations; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The howling, Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; an AVCO Embassy film ; AVCO Embassy Pictures, International Film Investors and Wescom Productions presents a Daniel H. Blatt production ; screenplay by John Sayles and Terence H. Winkless ; produced by Michael Finnell and Jack Conrad ; directed by Joe Dante, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by Gary Brandner
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1980
  • Special features: "Unleashing the beast : making 'The howling'" multi-part documentary; deleted scenes; outtakes; "Making a monster movie : inside 'The howling'" documentary; audio commentary with director, Joe Dante, Dee Wallace, Christopher Stone and Robert Picardo; photo gallery; original theatrical trailers
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm52848802
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (91 min.)
Isbn
9780792857266
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
027616888471
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
1004817
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)52848802
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen and full screen presentations; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD

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