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Jim Henson's The dark crystal / The Jim Henson Company presents a Jim Henson film ; produced by Jim Henson and Gary Kurtz ; story by Jim Henson ; screenplay by David Odell ; directed by Jim Henson and Frank Oz.

Henson, Jim. (Added Author). Kurtz, Gary (Added Author). Odell, David. (Added Author). Oz, Frank. (Added Author). Jones, Trevor, 1949- (Added Author). Jim Henson Company. (Added Author). Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm) (Added Author).
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Newburgh Chandler PL - Bell Road Library J DVD DAR (2 DISCS) (Text) 39206019932456 J DVDs Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1424852420
  • ISBN: 9781424852420
  • Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (approximately 93 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: 25th anniversary ed.
  • Publisher: Culver City, Calif. : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2007]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from container.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1982.
Special features: Disc 1: New commentary by Brian Froud ; Disc 2: Original making of documentary "The world of The dark crystal;" deleted scenes; work print scenes; character drawings; reflection of The dark crystal: "Light on the path of creation" and "Shard of illusion" two all new behind-the-scenes documentaries that include rediscovered footage from the Henson archives and newly-recorded interviews with the people who created The dark crystal.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Oswald Morris ; music, Trevor Jones ; conceptual designer, Brian Froud.
Summary, etc.:
The Mystics fight to overthrow the evil Skeksis and take back control of their planet. When Jen, a member of the Gelfling tribe, sets out to find the crystal's missing shard, his dangerous journey brings him face to face with monsters at every turn. Determined to restore peace to his planet, Jen will not back down.
Target Audience Note:
Rated PG.
System Details Note:
DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, high definition transfer.
Language Note:
English or dubbed Japanese dialogue, English, French or Japanese subtitles; closed-captioned.
Subject: Tribes > Drama.
Crystals > Drama.
Peace > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Puppet films.
Fantasy films.
Children's films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Fantasy > Puppet > Feature.
Children's > Puppet > Feature.
Feature films.
Fantasy films.

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