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The Resource Close encounters of the third kind, a Columbia presentation in association with EMI ; a Julia Phillips & Michael Phillips production ; written & directed by Steven Spielberg ; a Stephen Spielberg film ; produced by Julia Phillips and Michael Phillips

Close encounters of the third kind, a Columbia presentation in association with EMI ; a Julia Phillips & Michael Phillips production ; written & directed by Steven Spielberg ; a Stephen Spielberg film ; produced by Julia Phillips and Michael Phillips

Label
Close encounters of the third kind
Title
Close encounters of the third kind
Statement of responsibility
a Columbia presentation in association with EMI ; a Julia Phillips & Michael Phillips production ; written & directed by Steven Spielberg ; a Stephen Spielberg film ; produced by Julia Phillips and Michael Phillips
Title variation
Close encounters of the 3rd kind
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Contributor
Director of photography
Editor of moving image work
Film director
Film distributor
Film producer
Production company
Production designer
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • spa
  • tha
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • chi
  • eng
  • fre
  • kor
  • por
  • eng
Summary
Roy Neary is a cable worker who, along with several others, become stunned bystanders who have experienced a close encounter of the first kind - witnessing UFOs soar across the sky. After this life-changing event, the inexplicable vision of a strange, mountain-like formation haunts him. He becomes obsessed with discovering what it represents. Meanwhile, bizarre occurrences are happening around the world. Government agents have close encounters of a second kind - discovering physical evidence of extraterrestrial visitors in the form of a lost fighter aircraft from World War II and a stranded military ship that disappeared decades earlier only to suddenly reappear in unusual places. Roy continues to chase his vision to a remote area where he and the agents follow the clues that have drawn them to reach a site where they will have a close encounter of the third kind - contact
Related
Awards note
Academy Award, 1977: Best Cinematography (Zsigmond).
Cataloging source
TLM
Characteristic
videorecording
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Close encounters of the third kind (Motion picture)
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Credits note
Director of photography, Vilmos Zsigmond ; director of photography of addtional American scenes, William A. Fraker ; director of photography of India sequence, Douglas Slocombe ; production designer, Joe Alves ; special photographic effects by Douglas Trumbull ; music by John Williams ; film editor, Michael Kahn
Dewey number
791.43/72
Language note
English (DTS 5.1, Dolby 5.1), dubbed French (Dolby 5.1) or dubbed Spanish (Dolby 5.1) dialogue, Chinese, English, French, Korean, Portuguese, Spanish or Thai subtitles; closed captioned
LC call number
PN1995.9.S26
LC item number
C5674 2007
PerformerNote
Richard Dreyfuss, François Truffaut, Teri Garr, Melinda Dillon, Cary Guffey, Bob Balaban, Roberts Blossom, Merrill Connally, George DiCenzo, Lance Henriksen, Warren Kemmerling, J. Patrick McNamara
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  • 1944-2002
  • 1943-
  • 1952-
  • 1939-
  • 1972-
  • 1921-2001
  • 1940-
  • 1923-2010
  • 1913-2016
  • 1938-
  • 1942-
  • 1932-
  • 1935-
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  • Spielberg, Steven
  • Phillips, Julia
  • Phillips, Michael
  • Dreyfuss, Richard
  • Truffaut, François
  • Garr, Teri
  • Dillon, Melinda
  • Guffey, Cary
  • Balaban, Bob
  • Blossom, Roberts
  • Connally, Merrill
  • DiCenzo, George
  • Henriksen, Lance
  • Kemmerling, Warren
  • McNamara, J. Patrick
  • Zsigmond, Vilmos
  • Fraker, William A.
  • Slocombe, Douglas
  • Alves, Joe
  • Trumbull, Douglas
  • Williams, John
  • Kahn, Michael
  • Columbia Pictures
  • E.M.I. Films
  • Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
404
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  • Unidentified flying objects
  • Human-alien encounters
  • Quests (Expeditions)
  • Extraterrestres
  • Expediciones de exploración
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Close encounters of the third kind, a Columbia presentation in association with EMI ; a Julia Phillips & Michael Phillips production ; written & directed by Steven Spielberg ; a Stephen Spielberg film ; produced by Julia Phillips and Michael Phillips
Instantiates
Distribution
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1977
  • Special features: Disc 1: The making of Close encounters of the third kind: part I (39 min.); Original theatrical preview. Disc 2: The making of Close encounters of the third kind: part 2 (48 min.); Special edition trailer. Disc 3: The making of Close encounters of the third kind: part 3 (16 min.); Steven Spielberg: 30 years of Close encounters (21 min.); "Watch the skies" (1977 featurette; 6 min.); 30th anniversary ultimate edition trailer. Includes A view from above: feature comparison poster
Accompanying material
1 book (1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations (some color) ; 19 cm), 1 fold-out poster (38 x 56 cm)
Carrier category
  • videodisc
  • volume
Carrier category code
  • vd
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
  • two-dimensional moving image
  • text
Content type code
  • tdi
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Disc one: Original theatrical version (ca. 135 min.) -- Disc two: Special ed. (ca. 132 min.) -- Disc three: Director's cut (ca. 137 min.)
Control code
ocn181088525
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
30th anniversary ultimate edition.
Extent
3 videodiscs (approximately 404 min.)
Isbn
9781424870820
Media category
  • video
  • unmediated
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
  • n
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Number of discs, special features, and language options may vary by copy.
Other control number
043396212688
Other physical details
DVD video, sound, color
Physical substance
DVD video
Publisher number
21268
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)181088525
System details
DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; DTS 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, remastered in High Definition
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Close encounters of the third kind, a Columbia presentation in association with EMI ; a Julia Phillips & Michael Phillips production ; written & directed by Steven Spielberg ; a Stephen Spielberg film ; produced by Julia Phillips and Michael Phillips
Distribution
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1977
  • Special features: Disc 1: The making of Close encounters of the third kind: part I (39 min.); Original theatrical preview. Disc 2: The making of Close encounters of the third kind: part 2 (48 min.); Special edition trailer. Disc 3: The making of Close encounters of the third kind: part 3 (16 min.); Steven Spielberg: 30 years of Close encounters (21 min.); "Watch the skies" (1977 featurette; 6 min.); 30th anniversary ultimate edition trailer. Includes A view from above: feature comparison poster
Accompanying material
1 book (1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations (some color) ; 19 cm), 1 fold-out poster (38 x 56 cm)
Carrier category
  • videodisc
  • volume
Carrier category code
  • vd
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
  • two-dimensional moving image
  • text
Content type code
  • tdi
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Disc one: Original theatrical version (ca. 135 min.) -- Disc two: Special ed. (ca. 132 min.) -- Disc three: Director's cut (ca. 137 min.)
Control code
ocn181088525
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
30th anniversary ultimate edition.
Extent
3 videodiscs (approximately 404 min.)
Isbn
9781424870820
Media category
  • video
  • unmediated
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
  • n
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Number of discs, special features, and language options may vary by copy.
Other control number
043396212688
Other physical details
DVD video, sound, color
Physical substance
DVD video
Publisher number
21268
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)181088525
System details
DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; DTS 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, remastered in High Definition
Video recording format
DVD

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