Jerome Bixby's The man from Earth
An impromptu goodbye party for Professor John Oldman becomes a mysterious and intense interrogation after the retiring scholar reveals to his colleagues that he is an immortal who has walked the earth for 14,000 years.
Subjects:College teachers -- Drama.
Immortality -- Drama.
Science fiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Other Authors:Anchor Bay Entertainment, Inc., film distributor.
Billingsley, John, 1960- actor.
Bixby, Jerome, 1923-1998, screenwriter.
Crawford, Ellen (Actress), actor.
Falling Sky Entertainment (Firm), production company.
Grieve, Neil, editor of moving image work.
Katt, William, actor.
Peterson, Annika, actor.
Riehle, Richard, 1948- actor.
Schenkman, Richard, film producer, film director.
Shahidi, Afshin, director of photography.
Smith, David Lee, 1963 September-
Starz Home Entertainment (Firm), film distributor.
Stewart, Mark Hinton, composer (expression)
Thorpe, Alexis, 1980- actor.
Todd, Tony, 1952- actor.
Wilkinson, Eric D., film producer.
1 videodisc (87 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
digital optical surround Dolby digital 5.1 Dolby digital 2.0
video file DVD video Region 1
Target Audience Note:
Man from Earth
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2007.
Special features: Audio commentary with producer/director Richard Schenkman and actor John Billingsley; audio commentary with executive producer Emerson Bixby and author/sci fi scholar Gary Westfahl; contains four original behind the scenes featurettes: "From script to screen", "Star Trek: Jerome Bixby's Sci Fi Legacy", "On the set", "The story of the story."
Director of photography, Afshin Shahidi ; music composed by Mark Hinton Stewart ; edited by Neil Grieve.
John Billingsley, Ellen Crawford, William Katt, Annika Peterson, Richard Riehle, David Lee Smith, Alexis Thorpe, Tony Todd.
DVD, NTSC, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (1.78:1) presentation; Dolby Digital surround 5.1, Dolby Digital surround 2.0.
Closed-captioned in English.
Publisher or Distributor Number:
DV15466Link to PAC