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The Resource Godzilla, director, Ishiro Honda, (videorecording)

Godzilla, director, Ishiro Honda, (videorecording)

Label
Godzilla
Title
Godzilla
Statement of responsibility
director, Ishiro Honda
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • jpn
  • eng
  • jpn
  • jpn
Summary
It's also a remarkably humane and melancholy drama made in Japan at a time when the country was still reeling from nuclear attack and H-bomb testing. Its rampaging radioactive beast, the poignant embodiment of an entire populations fears, became a beloved international icon of destruction, spawning more than twenty sequels and spinoffs. Here, we present the original, 1954 Japanese version, along with Godzilla: King of the Monsters!, the 1956 American reworking
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Dewey number
791.43/72
Language note
Japanese dialogue; English subtitles
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.G6395 2012
PerformerNote
Akira Takarada, Raymond Burr, Takashi Shimura
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1911-1993
  • 1934-
  • 1917-1993
  • 1905-1982
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Honda, Ishirō
  • Takarada, Akira
  • Burr, Raymond
  • Shimura, Takashi
  • Image Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
96
Series statement
Criterion collection
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Monsters
  • Godzilla (Fictitious character)
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Godzilla, director, Ishiro Honda, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from web page
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1954
  • Special features: audio commentary for both movies by film historian David Kalat; new interviews with actors Akira Takarada and Haruo Nakajima and special effects technicians Yoshio Irie and Eizo Kaimai; interview with legendary Godzilla score composer Akira Ifukube; featurette detailing Godzilla's photographic effects, introduced by special effects director Koichi Kawakita and special effects photographer Motoyoshi Tomioka; New interview with Japanese-film critic Tadao Sato; The Unluckiest Dragon, an illustrated audio essay; Trailers for Godzilla and Godzilla, King of the Monsters
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn758900893
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
DVD edition ; Full screen.
Extent
2 videodiscs (96 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
SCI-FI 791.43615 GODZILLA ; XX-D ; 2DVD/1AW ; SA ; D02 ; HMH ; V1201M7
Other control number
715515089517
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
CC2099DDVD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 758900893
  • (Sirsi) 758900893
  • (OCoLC)758900893
System details
DVD; PCM mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Godzilla, director, Ishiro Honda, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Title from web page
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1954
  • Special features: audio commentary for both movies by film historian David Kalat; new interviews with actors Akira Takarada and Haruo Nakajima and special effects technicians Yoshio Irie and Eizo Kaimai; interview with legendary Godzilla score composer Akira Ifukube; featurette detailing Godzilla's photographic effects, introduced by special effects director Koichi Kawakita and special effects photographer Motoyoshi Tomioka; New interview with Japanese-film critic Tadao Sato; The Unluckiest Dragon, an illustrated audio essay; Trailers for Godzilla and Godzilla, King of the Monsters
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn758900893
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
DVD edition ; Full screen.
Extent
2 videodiscs (96 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
SCI-FI 791.43615 GODZILLA ; XX-D ; 2DVD/1AW ; SA ; D02 ; HMH ; V1201M7
Other control number
715515089517
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
CC2099DDVD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 758900893
  • (Sirsi) 758900893
  • (OCoLC)758900893
System details
DVD; PCM mono
Video recording format
DVD

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