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Title The howling [videorecording] / Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; an AVCO Embassy film ; AVCO Embassy Pictures, International Film Investors and Wescom Productions presents a Daniel H. Blatt production ; screenplay by John Sayles and Terence H. Winkless ; produced by Michael Finnell and Jack Conrad ; directed by Joe Dante.

Publication Info. Santa Monica, CA : Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Home Entertainment, 2003.


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
Edition Special edition.
Description 1 videodisc (91 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
video v rdamedia
videodisc vd rdacarrier
System Details DVD, region 1, widescreen and full screen presentations; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
Cast Dee Wallace-Stone, Patrick Macnee, Dennis Dugan, Christopher Stone, Belinda Balaski, Kevin McCarthy, John Carradine, Slim Pickins, Elisabeth Brooks.
Note Based on the novel by Gary Brandner.
Credits Cinematography, John Hora ; art director, Robert Burns ; editors, Mark Goldblatt, Joe Dante ; music, Pino Donaggio ; costume designer, Jack Buehler.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 1980.
Audience MPAA rating: R.
Summary "Severely traumatized by a near-fatal encounter with a serial killer, TV newscaster Karen White takes time off at a secluded retreat called 'the Colony.' But when, after nights of being tormented by bestial , bloodcurdling cries, Karen ventures into the woods seeking answers, she makes a terrifying discovery. Now she must fight not only for her life-- but for her soul!"--Container.
Note Special features: "Unleashing the beast : making 'The howling'" multi-part documentary; deleted scenes; outtakes; "Making a monster movie : inside 'The howling'" documentary; audio commentary with director, Joe Dante, Dee Wallace, Christopher Stone and Robert Picardo; photo gallery; original theatrical trailers.
Language English language soundtrack (5.1 surround or mono) with optional subtitles in French or Spanish ; closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired.
Subject Brandner, Gary -- Film adaptations.
Werewolves -- Drama.
Serial murderers -- Drama.
Women television journalists -- Drama.
Television news anchors -- Drama.
Victims of violent crimes -- Drama.
Hombres lobo -- Teatro.
Genre/Form Feature films.
Horror films.
Werewolf films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Dante, Joe, 1948-
Finnell, Michael.
Conrad, Jack.
Sayles, John, 1950-
Winkless, Terence H.
Stone, Dee Wallace, 1948-
Macnee, Patrick, 1922-2015
Dugan, Dennis.
Stone, Christopher, -1995.
Balaski, Belinda, 1947-
McCarthy, Kevin, 1914-2010.
Carradine, John.
Pickens, Slim.
Brooks, Elisabeth, 1951-1997.
Brandner, Gary. Howling.
Avco Embassy Pictures.
International Film Investors (Firm)
Wescom Productions.
MGM Home Entertainment Inc.
ISBN 0792857267
Standard No. 027616888471
Music No. 1004817 Metro Goldwyn Mayer Home Entertainment

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