The war of the worlds


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Physical Desc
1 videodisc (85 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 folded sheet (17 cm).


General Note
Based on the novel by H. G. Wells.
General Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 1953.
General Note
Full screen (1.37:1).
General Note
Special features: New alternate 5.1 soundtrack; audio commentaries; Movie archaeologists; From the archive; audio interview with George Pal from 1970; The sky is falling, a 2005 documentary; The Mercury Theatre on the air radio adaptation from 1938; radio program from 1940 featuring a discussion between H.G. Wells and Orson Welles; trailer; essay by J. Hoberman.
Creation/Production Credits
Director of photography, George Barnes; editor, Everett Douglas; music, Leith Stevens.
Gene Barry, Ann Robinson, Les Tremayne.
Byron Haskin's genre-defining sci-fi classic, an Oscar-winning adaptation of the novel by H. G. Wells, is both an influential triumph of visual imagination and a still-disquieting document of the wonder and terror of the atomic age.
Target Audience
Rating: G.
System Details
Blu-ray, region A; full screen (1.37:1); monaural, optional 5.1 surround; requires Blu-ray player.
Subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).


APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Haskin, B., Pal, G., Lyndon, B., Barry, G., Robinson, A., Tremayne, L., & Wells, H. G. 1. (2020). The war of the worlds (Special edition.). The Criterion Collection.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Byron Haskin et al.. 2020. The War of the Worlds. The Criterion Collection.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Byron Haskin et al.. The War of the Worlds The Criterion Collection, 2020.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Haskin, Byron, et al. The War of the Worlds Special edition., The Criterion Collection, 2020.

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