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The Resource The lord of the rings, 2, The two towers, New Line Cinema presents a Wingnut Films production ; directed by Peter Jackson ; screenplay by Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, Stephen Sinclair, Peter Jackson ; producers, Barrie M. Osborne, Fran Walsh, Peter Jackson, (videorecording)

The lord of the rings, 2, The two towers, New Line Cinema presents a Wingnut Films production ; directed by Peter Jackson ; screenplay by Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, Stephen Sinclair, Peter Jackson ; producers, Barrie M. Osborne, Fran Walsh, Peter Jackson, (videorecording)

Label
The lord of the rings, 2, The two towers
Title
The lord of the rings
Title number
2
Title part
The two towers
Statement of responsibility
New Line Cinema presents a Wingnut Films production ; directed by Peter Jackson ; screenplay by Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, Stephen Sinclair, Peter Jackson ; producers, Barrie M. Osborne, Fran Walsh, Peter Jackson
Title variation
  • Lord of the rings
  • Lord of the rings
  • Two towers
Contributor
Actor
Cinematographer
Composer
Costume designer
Director
Distributor
Presenter
Producer
Production company
Production designer
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Join Frodo, Gandalf, Aragorn, and brave members of the Fellowship as they continue their quest to destroy the Ring of Power. As darkness descends on Middle-earth, a strange creature named Gollum leads the heroes to the Black Gates of Mordor. The rest of Middle-earth prepares for a battle that will decide the fate of all
Awards note
Academy Awards, 2002: Best Visual Effects (Jim Rygiel, Joe Letteri, Randall William Cook, Alex Funke); Best Sound Editing (Ethan Van der Ryn, Michael Hopkins).
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Andrew Lesnie ; editor, Michael Horton ; music, Howard Shore ; costume designers, Ngila Dickson, Richard Taylor ; production designer, Grant Major ; visual effects supervisor, Jim Rygiel
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG-13; for epic battle sequences and some scary images ; Supplemental material not rated
Language note
In English with subtitles in Spanish; Closed-captioned
LC call number
  • PN1997.2
  • PN1995.9.L58
LC item number
  • .L6732 2003
  • T96 2003
PerformerNote
Elijah Wood, Ian Mckellen, Liv Tyler, Viggo Mortensen, Sean Astin, Cate Blanchett, John Rhys-Davies, Billy Boyd, Dominic Monaghan, Orlando Bloom, Andy Serkis, Hugo Weaving
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1981-
  • 1959-
  • 1961-
  • 1956-
  • 1958-
  • 1969-
  • 1968-
  • 1976-
  • 1977-
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  • 1956-2015
  • 1892-1973
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Wood, Elijah
  • Osborne, Barrie
  • Walsh, Fran
  • Jackson, Peter
  • Boyens, Philippa
  • Sinclair, Stephen
  • McKellen, Ian
  • Tyler, Liv
  • Mortensen, Viggo
  • Astin, Sean
  • Blanchett, Cate
  • Rhys-Davies, John
  • Boyd, Billy
  • Monaghan, Dominic
  • Bloom, Orlando
  • Serkis, Andy
  • Weaving, Hugo
  • Shore, Howard
  • Lesnie, Andrew
  • Dickson, Ngila
  • Taylor, Richard Leslie
  • Major, Grant
  • Tolkien, J. R. R.
  • WingNut Films (Firm)
  • New Line Cinema Corporation
  • New Line Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
179
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  • Baggins, Frodo
  • Gandalf
  • Aragorn
  • Tolkien, J. R. R.
  • Middle Earth (Imaginary place)
  • Good and evil
  • Elves
  • Quests (Expeditions)
  • Wizards
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The lord of the rings, 2, The two towers, New Line Cinema presents a Wingnut Films production ; directed by Peter Jackson ; screenplay by Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, Stephen Sinclair, Peter Jackson ; producers, Barrie M. Osborne, Fran Walsh, Peter Jackson, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the book by J.R.R. Tolkien
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2002
  • Special features: On the set: "The lord of the rings: the two towers"; "Return to Middle-earth"; eight featurettes including "Forces of darkness," "sounds of Middle-earth," "Edoras & Rohan culture," "Creatures," "Gandalf the White," "Arms & Armor," "Helm's Deep," and "Gollum: Andy Serkis, Bay Raitt"; Emiliana Torrini "Gollum Song" music video; exclusive 10-minute behind-the-scenes preview of "The lord of the rings: the return of the king"; short film by Sean Astin, "The long and short of it"; preview of Electronic Arts' video game, "The lord of the rings: the return of the king"; an inside look at the Special Extended DVD Edition of "The lord of the rings: the two towers"; original theatrical trailers and TV spots; DVD-ROM features, exclusive online content
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Disc 1. Main feature -- Disc 2. Special features
Control code
ocm52199488
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
DVD.
Extent
2 videodiscs (179 min.)
Governing access note
For private home use only
Isbn
9780780643338
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
SCI-FI/FANT 791.436 LORD 2 ; XX-D ; 2DVD/1AW ; CS ; [P18MD818, #5, 12@5.99, ES/lrt] ; cnc 1/19.
Other control number
794043635526
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
N6355
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 52199488
  • (OCoLC)52199488
System details
  • DVD ; Widescreen version (2.35:1) ; Dolby digital, Dolby surround, Region 1 encoding
  • System requirements for DVD-ROM: Microsoft Windows 98SE or higher, the (included) InterActual Player, Internet Explorer 5.0 or higher, Macromedia Flash 6.0, an Internet connection, DVD-ROM drive, a software or hardware DVD player ; DVD-ROM features are not available on Apple Macintosh
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The lord of the rings, 2, The two towers, New Line Cinema presents a Wingnut Films production ; directed by Peter Jackson ; screenplay by Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, Stephen Sinclair, Peter Jackson ; producers, Barrie M. Osborne, Fran Walsh, Peter Jackson, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Based on the book by J.R.R. Tolkien
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2002
  • Special features: On the set: "The lord of the rings: the two towers"; "Return to Middle-earth"; eight featurettes including "Forces of darkness," "sounds of Middle-earth," "Edoras & Rohan culture," "Creatures," "Gandalf the White," "Arms & Armor," "Helm's Deep," and "Gollum: Andy Serkis, Bay Raitt"; Emiliana Torrini "Gollum Song" music video; exclusive 10-minute behind-the-scenes preview of "The lord of the rings: the return of the king"; short film by Sean Astin, "The long and short of it"; preview of Electronic Arts' video game, "The lord of the rings: the return of the king"; an inside look at the Special Extended DVD Edition of "The lord of the rings: the two towers"; original theatrical trailers and TV spots; DVD-ROM features, exclusive online content
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Disc 1. Main feature -- Disc 2. Special features
Control code
ocm52199488
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
DVD.
Extent
2 videodiscs (179 min.)
Governing access note
For private home use only
Isbn
9780780643338
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
SCI-FI/FANT 791.436 LORD 2 ; XX-D ; 2DVD/1AW ; CS ; [P18MD818, #5, 12@5.99, ES/lrt] ; cnc 1/19.
Other control number
794043635526
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
N6355
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 52199488
  • (OCoLC)52199488
System details
  • DVD ; Widescreen version (2.35:1) ; Dolby digital, Dolby surround, Region 1 encoding
  • System requirements for DVD-ROM: Microsoft Windows 98SE or higher, the (included) InterActual Player, Internet Explorer 5.0 or higher, Macromedia Flash 6.0, an Internet connection, DVD-ROM drive, a software or hardware DVD player ; DVD-ROM features are not available on Apple Macintosh
Video recording format
DVD

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