Rennie stars as Klaatu, an advanced alien who comes to earth to put a stop to nuclear proliferation. With him comes his robot Gort. They are forced to use superpowers to get the attention of the scientists.
Day the earth stood still (Motion picture : 1951)
Beverly Hills, Calif. : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, c2002.
1 videodisc (ca. 92 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Target Audience Note:
Number of discs may vary.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1951.
Based on a story "Farewell to the Master" by Harry Bates.
Special features include optional THX optimizer; audio commentary by Robert Wise and Nicolas Meyer; 70-minute Making the Earth stand still; Movietone Newsreel (1951); Restoration comparison; 5 still galleries; shooting script; theatrical trailer.
Michael Rennie, Patricia Neal, Hugh Marlowe, Sam Jaffe, Billy Gray, Frances Bavier, and Lock Martin.
DVD (double sided) ; widescreen and full screen presentation.
For private home use only.
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Includes audio tracks in English, French and Spanish with subtitles in English and Spanish.
Side A. Feature film ; theatrical trailer ; Movietone newsreel (1951)
Side B. Documentary "Making the Earth Stand Still" (70 min.) ; restoration comparison ; still galleries ; trailers.
Publisher or Distributor Number:
Studio classic ; 5
Studio classic ; 5.
Subjects:Bates, Harry, 1900-1981. Farewell to the master -- Film adaptations.
Bates, Harry, 1900-1981. Farewell to the master -- Television adaptations.
Human-alien encounters -- Fiction.
Unidentified flying objects -- Fiction.
Genre:Science fiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Other Authors:Bates, Harry, 1900-1981. Farewell to the master.
Bavier, Frances, 1902-1989.
Gray, Billy, 1938-
Jaffe, Sam, 1891-1984.
Neal, Patricia, 1926-2010.
North, Edmund H., 1911-1990.
Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc.
Wise, Robert, 1914-2005.