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Jackson Co PL - Seymour Main Library BLU-RAY FIC GODZILLA (Text) 37500004197790 Movies Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781604655100
  • ISBN: 1604655100
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (176 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in. + booklet (14 pages).
  • Edition: Blu-ray ed.
  • Publisher: [New York] : Criterion Collection, [2012]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Remastered versions of the granddaddy of all monster movies, Godzilla, along with the "Americanized" version, Godzilla, king of the monsters.
Special features include: New high-definition digital restoration with uncompressed monaural soundtrack; Audio commentary 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 score composer Akira Ifukube; Godzilla photographic featurette; New interview with Japanese-film critic Tadao Sato; Audio essay describing the tragic fate of the fishing vessel Daigo Fukuryu Maru, the real-life event that inspired the movie; Movie trailers; New English subtitle translation.
Formatted Contents Note:
Godzilla (96 min., 1954) -- Godzilla, king of the monsters (ca. 80 min., 1956).
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Godzilla: director, Ishiro Honda ; producer, Tomoyuki Tanaka ; original story, Shigeru Kayama ; screenplay, Takeo Murata, Ishiro Honda ; music, Akira Ifukube.
Godzilla, king of the monsters: directors, Terry Morse, Ishiro Honda ; producer, Tomoyuki Tanaka ; screenplay, Takeo Murata, Ishiro Honda ; original screenplay, Kayama Shigeru ; music, Akira Ifukube.
Participant or Performer Note:
Godzilla: Akira Takarada, Momoko Kochi, Akihiko Hirata, Takashi Shimura.
Godzilla, king of the monsters: Raymond Burr, Akira Takarada, Takashi Shimura, Momoko Kochi.
Summary, etc.:
Godzilla: A prehistoric monster ravages metropolitan Tokyo. Scientists suspect that H-bomb tests awakened it from a two-million year sleep. They try to develop techniques to stop the monster.
Godzilla, king of the monsters: An American reporter investigating a series of mysterious disasters off the coast of Japan comes face to face with Godzilla, an ancient powerful creature capable of reducing Tokyo to smoldering rubble.
System Details Note:
Blu-ray, high-definition digital restoration, uncompressed monaural soundtrack, 1.37:1 aspect, region A.
Requires Blu-ray player.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note:
Classroom use may be subject to licensing restrictions.
Language Note:
Godzilla: Japanese with English SDH.
Godzilla, king of the monsters: English.
Subject: Godzilla (Fictitious character) > Drama.
Monsters > Japan > Drama.
Legends > Japan > Drama.
Genre: Feature films Japan.

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