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  • ISBN: 0792835921
  • Physical Description: 1 videocassette (approximately 115 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
  • Publisher: Santa Monica, CA : MGM/UA Home Video, [1997]

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General Note: Title from container photocopy.
Videocassette release of the 1982 motion picture.
Restrictions on Access Note: For private home use only.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Music by Jerry Goldsmith ; director of photography, Matthew F. Leonetti, A.S.C. ; special visual effects by Industrial Light & Magic ; story by Steven Spielberg ; screenplay by Steven Spielberg, Michael Grais & Mark Victor ; directed by Tobe Hooper ; produced by Steven Spielberg and Frank Marshall.
Participant or Performer Note: JoBeth Williams, Craig T. Nelson, Beatrice Straight.
Summary, etc.: Life is very pleasant for a California family until a host of other-worldly forces invades their peaceful suburban home. Their house is turned into a supernatural sideshow, and if the family doesn't clear out, they will be swept off into nightmarish chaos.
Target Audience Note: MPAA rating: PG.
System Details Note: VHS hi-fi; stereo.
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Subject: Poltergeists > Drama.
Genre: Horror films.
Science fiction films.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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