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The Resource The last Starfighter., a Lorimar presentation, a Universal release ; produced by Gary Adelson and Edward O. Denault ; written by Jonathan Betuel ; directed by Nick Castle

The last Starfighter., a Lorimar presentation, a Universal release ; produced by Gary Adelson and Edward O. Denault ; written by Jonathan Betuel ; directed by Nick Castle

Label
The last Starfighter.
Title
The last Starfighter.
Statement of responsibility
a Lorimar presentation, a Universal release ; produced by Gary Adelson and Edward O. Denault ; written by Jonathan Betuel ; directed by Nick Castle
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Alex is an 18-year old Earthling who has an extraordinary talent for video game wizardry and conquers the Starfighter game. He is then recruited by alien Centauri to be part of an elite legion of fighters. Leaving behind his trailer park existence, he heads to the outer regions of space. Alex becomes the last hope for the beleaguered Star League and hundreds of worlds, including Earth
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Music, Craig Safan
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG
Language note
English dialogue, French or Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.L37 2009
PerformerNote
Lance Guest, Dan O'Herlihy, Catherine Mary Stewart, Robert Preston
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1960-
  • 1919-2005
  • 1918-1987
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Adelson, Gary
  • Denault, Edward O
  • Betuel, Jonathan
  • Castle, Nick
  • Guest, Lance
  • O'Herlihy, Dan
  • Stewart, Catherine Mary
  • Preston, Robert
  • Safan, Craig
  • Lorimar Pictures
  • Universal Pictures (Firm)
  • Universal Studios Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
101
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Video games and teenagers
  • Human-alien encounters
  • Recruiting and enlistment
  • Fighter pilots
  • Juegos con video
  • Reclutamiento y alistamiento
Technique
live action
Label
The last Starfighter., a Lorimar presentation, a Universal release ; produced by Gary Adelson and Edward O. Denault ; written by Jonathan Betuel ; directed by Nick Castle
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1984
  • Special features: "Heroes of the screen:" all-new retrospective documentary with the cast and crew as they revisit the scripting, casting and groundbreaking computer effects; "Crossing the frontier: making The last Starfighter:" an original documentary on the creation of the film and its innovative visual effects; image gallery; feature commentary with director Nick Castle and production designer Ron Cobb
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1194396
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
25th anniversary edition
Extent
1 videodisc (101 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025195053587
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
61106400
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1194396
  • (OCoLC)427897755
System details
DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (2.35:1); Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, dual-layer, NTSC
Terms governing use
This DVD disc is copy protected.
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The last Starfighter., a Lorimar presentation, a Universal release ; produced by Gary Adelson and Edward O. Denault ; written by Jonathan Betuel ; directed by Nick Castle
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1984
  • Special features: "Heroes of the screen:" all-new retrospective documentary with the cast and crew as they revisit the scripting, casting and groundbreaking computer effects; "Crossing the frontier: making The last Starfighter:" an original documentary on the creation of the film and its innovative visual effects; image gallery; feature commentary with director Nick Castle and production designer Ron Cobb
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1194396
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
25th anniversary edition
Extent
1 videodisc (101 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025195053587
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
61106400
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1194396
  • (OCoLC)427897755
System details
DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (2.35:1); Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, dual-layer, NTSC
Terms governing use
This DVD disc is copy protected.
Video recording format
DVD

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