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The Resource Gojira : Godzilla, seisaku Tanaka Tomoyuki ; gensaku Kayama Shigeru ; kyakuhon Murata Takeo, Honda Ishiro ; kantoku Honda Ishiro = Godzilla / produced by Tomoyuki Tanaka ; story by Shigeru Kayama ; screenplay by Takeo Murata and Ishiro Honda ; directed by Ishiro Honda ; Janus Films, Toho Productions, Classic Media, Jewell Enterprises, (Blu-ray)

Gojira : Godzilla, seisaku Tanaka Tomoyuki ; gensaku Kayama Shigeru ; kyakuhon Murata Takeo, Honda Ishiro ; kantoku Honda Ishiro = Godzilla / produced by Tomoyuki Tanaka ; story by Shigeru Kayama ; screenplay by Takeo Murata and Ishiro Honda ; directed by Ishiro Honda ; Janus Films, Toho Productions, Classic Media, Jewell Enterprises, (Blu-ray)

Label
Gojira : Godzilla
Title
Gojira
Title remainder
Godzilla
Statement of responsibility
seisaku Tanaka Tomoyuki ; gensaku Kayama Shigeru ; kyakuhon Murata Takeo, Honda Ishiro ; kantoku Honda Ishiro = Godzilla / produced by Tomoyuki Tanaka ; story by Shigeru Kayama ; screenplay by Takeo Murata and Ishiro Honda ; directed by Ishiro Honda ; Janus Films, Toho Productions, Classic Media, Jewell Enterprises
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • jpn
  • eng
  • eng
  • jpn
  • jpn
Summary
  • Godzilla: A prehistoric monster ravages metropolitan Tokyo. Scientists suspect that H-bomb tests awakened it from a two-million year sleep. They try to develop techniques to stop the monster
  • Godzilla, king of the monsters: An American reporter investigating a series of mysterious disasters off the coast of Japan comes face to face with Godzilla, an ancient powerful creature capable of reducing Tokyo to smoldering rubble
Related
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
  • Godzilla: director, Ishiro Honda ; producer, Tomoyuki Tanaka ; original story, Shigeru Kayama ; screenplay, Takeo Murata, Ishiro Honda ; music, Akira Ifukube
  • Godzilla, king of the monsters: directors, Terry Morse, Ishiro Honda ; producer, Tomoyuki Tanaka ; screenplay, Takeo Murata, Ishiro Honda ; original screenplay, Kayama Shigeru ; music, Akira Ifukube
Dewey number
791.43/72
Language note
  • Godzilla: Audio in Japanese, with English subtitles; optional commentary in English
  • Godzilla, king of the monsters: English
LC call number
PN1997.2
LC item number
.G6557 2012
PerformerNote
  • Godzilla: Akira Takarada, Momoko Kochi, Akihiko Hirata, Takashi Shimura
  • Godzilla, king of the monsters: Raymond Burr, Akira Takarada, Takashi Shimura, Momoko Kochi
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1911-1993
  • 1910-1997
  • 1909-1975
  • 1910-
  • 1914-2006
  • 1934-
  • 1932-1998
  • 1927-1984
  • 1905-1982
  • 1906-1984
  • 1917-1993
  • 1970-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Honda, Ishiro
  • Tanaka, Tomoyuki
  • Kayama, Shigeru
  • Murata, Takeo
  • Ifukube, Akira
  • Takarada, Akira
  • Kochi, Momoko
  • Hirata, Akihiko
  • Shimura, Takashi
  • Morse, Terry
  • Burr, Raymond
  • Kalat, David
  • Toho Kabushiki Kaisha
  • Toho Pictures, Inc
  • Janus Films
  • Classic Media, Inc
  • Jewell Enterprises
Runtime
176
Series statement
Criterion collection
Series volume
594
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Godzilla (Fictitious character)
  • Monsters
  • Legends
  • Godzilla films
  • Monster films
  • Dinosaurs in motion pictures
  • Weapons of mass destruction
  • Feature films
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
  • Horror films
  • Science fiction films
Technique
live action
Label
Gojira : Godzilla, seisaku Tanaka Tomoyuki ; gensaku Kayama Shigeru ; kyakuhon Murata Takeo, Honda Ishiro ; kantoku Honda Ishiro = Godzilla / produced by Tomoyuki Tanaka ; story by Shigeru Kayama ; screenplay by Takeo Murata and Ishiro Honda ; directed by Ishiro Honda ; Janus Films, Toho Productions, Classic Media, Jewell Enterprises, (Blu-ray)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Remastered versions of the granddaddy of all monster movies, Godzilla, along with the "Americanized" version, Godzilla, king of the monsters
  • Special features include: New high-definition digital restoration with uncompressed monaural soundtrack; Audio commentrary by film historian David Kalat; New interviews with actors Akira Takarada and Haruo Nakajima and special effects technicians Yoshio Irie and Eizo Kaimai; Interview with score composer Akira Ifukube; Godzilla photographic featurette; New interview with Japanese-film critic Tadao Sato; Audio essay describing the tragic fate of the fishing vessel Daigo Fukuryu Maru, the real-life event that inspired the movie; Movie trailers; New English subtitle translation
Accompanying material
booklet (14 p.)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
Godzilla (96 min., 1954) -- Godzilla, king of the monsters (ca. 80 min., 1956)
Control code
ocn759520734
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Blu-ray ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (176 min.)
Isbn
9781604655100
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515089418
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
CC2098BD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)759520734
System details
  • Blu-ray Disc, high-definition digital restoration, uncompressed monaural soundtrack, 1.37:1 aspect, region A
  • Requires Blu-ray Disc player
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc
Label
Gojira : Godzilla, seisaku Tanaka Tomoyuki ; gensaku Kayama Shigeru ; kyakuhon Murata Takeo, Honda Ishiro ; kantoku Honda Ishiro = Godzilla / produced by Tomoyuki Tanaka ; story by Shigeru Kayama ; screenplay by Takeo Murata and Ishiro Honda ; directed by Ishiro Honda ; Janus Films, Toho Productions, Classic Media, Jewell Enterprises, (Blu-ray)
Publication
Note
  • Remastered versions of the granddaddy of all monster movies, Godzilla, along with the "Americanized" version, Godzilla, king of the monsters
  • Special features include: New high-definition digital restoration with uncompressed monaural soundtrack; Audio commentrary by film historian David Kalat; New interviews with actors Akira Takarada and Haruo Nakajima and special effects technicians Yoshio Irie and Eizo Kaimai; Interview with score composer Akira Ifukube; Godzilla photographic featurette; New interview with Japanese-film critic Tadao Sato; Audio essay describing the tragic fate of the fishing vessel Daigo Fukuryu Maru, the real-life event that inspired the movie; Movie trailers; New English subtitle translation
Accompanying material
booklet (14 p.)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
Godzilla (96 min., 1954) -- Godzilla, king of the monsters (ca. 80 min., 1956)
Control code
ocn759520734
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Blu-ray ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (176 min.)
Isbn
9781604655100
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515089418
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
CC2098BD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)759520734
System details
  • Blu-ray Disc, high-definition digital restoration, uncompressed monaural soundtrack, 1.37:1 aspect, region A
  • Requires Blu-ray Disc player
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc

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