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The Resource Die hard, 20th Century Fox ; a Gordon Company/Silver Pictures production ; produced by Lawrence Gordon and Joel Silver ; directed by John McTiernan ; screenplay by Jeb Stuart and Steven E. de Souza, (DVD)

Die hard, 20th Century Fox ; a Gordon Company/Silver Pictures production ; produced by Lawrence Gordon and Joel Silver ; directed by John McTiernan ; screenplay by Jeb Stuart and Steven E. de Souza, (DVD)

Label
Die hard
Title
Die hard
Statement of responsibility
20th Century Fox ; a Gordon Company/Silver Pictures production ; produced by Lawrence Gordon and Joel Silver ; directed by John McTiernan ; screenplay by Jeb Stuart and Steven E. de Souza
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Director
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • spa
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
New York detective John McClane has just arrived in Los Angeles to spend Christmas with his family. As he waits for his estranged wife's office Christmas party to break up, German terrorists occupy the building, and McClane wages a one-man war to stop them
Cataloging source
IHI
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photographpy, Jan De Bont ; film editors, Frank J. Urioste and John F. Link ; music by Michael Kamen
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R
Language note
Soundtrack in English or French with optional subtitles in English or Spanish; closed-captioned in English
LC call number
  • PS3570.H67
  • PN1997
LC item number
  • .N6222 2007
  • .D54 2007
PerformerNote
Bruce Willis, Alan Rickman, Alexander Godunov, Bonnie Bedelia, Reginald Veljohnson, William Atherton, Paul Gleason, Hart Bochner
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1955-
  • 1946-
  • 1949-1995
  • 1952-
  • 1944-2006
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Gordon, Lawrence
  • Silver, Joel
  • Stuart, Jeb
  • De Souza, Steve
  • McTiernan, John
  • Willis, Bruce
  • Rickman, Alan
  • Bedelia, Bonnie
  • Godunov, Alexander
  • Veljohnson, Reginald
  • Atherton, William
  • Gleason, Paul
  • Bochner, Hart
  • Thorp, Roderick
  • Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation
  • Gordon Company
  • Silver Pictures
  • Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc
Runtime
132
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • DVDs, Spanish
  • DVDs, French
  • Wide-screen DVDs
  • Feature films
  • McClane, John (Fictitious character)
  • Detectives
  • Terrorists
  • Hostages
  • Terrorism
  • Los Angeles (Calif.)
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Die hard, 20th Century Fox ; a Gordon Company/Silver Pictures production ; produced by Lawrence Gordon and Joel Silver ; directed by John McTiernan ; screenplay by Jeb Stuart and Steven E. de Souza, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Widescreen
  • Based on the novel "Nothing lasts forever" by Roderick Thorp
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1988
  • Special features: Commentary by director John McTiernan and production designer Jackson DeGovia; scene-specific commentary by special effects supervisor Richard Edlund; subtitle commentary by various cast and crew; branching version with the extended power shutdown scene cut back in
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
Die hard / Twentieth Century Fox presents a Gordon Company/Silver Pictures production ; a John McTiernan film ; screenplay by Jeb Stuart and Steven E. De Souza ; produced by Lawrence Gordon and Joel Silver ; directed by John McTiernan (132 min.)
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (132 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 024543440826
  • 024543440864
Other physical details
sd., col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn154217744
  • (OCoLC)154217744
  • 431794
  • 621134
  • 901429
System details
DVD; region 1, Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Die hard, 20th Century Fox ; a Gordon Company/Silver Pictures production ; produced by Lawrence Gordon and Joel Silver ; directed by John McTiernan ; screenplay by Jeb Stuart and Steven E. de Souza, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Widescreen
  • Based on the novel "Nothing lasts forever" by Roderick Thorp
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1988
  • Special features: Commentary by director John McTiernan and production designer Jackson DeGovia; scene-specific commentary by special effects supervisor Richard Edlund; subtitle commentary by various cast and crew; branching version with the extended power shutdown scene cut back in
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
Die hard / Twentieth Century Fox presents a Gordon Company/Silver Pictures production ; a John McTiernan film ; screenplay by Jeb Stuart and Steven E. De Souza ; produced by Lawrence Gordon and Joel Silver ; directed by John McTiernan (132 min.)
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (132 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 024543440826
  • 024543440864
Other physical details
sd., col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn154217744
  • (OCoLC)154217744
  • 431794
  • 621134
  • 901429
System details
DVD; region 1, Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD

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