Poltergeist
(DVD)

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Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, [2007].
Format
DVD
Physical Desc
1 videodisc (114 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
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Language
English
ISBN
1419852809, 9781419852800
UPC
012569647510, 085391292197

Notes

General Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 1982.
General Note
Special features: "They are here: the real world of poltergeists revealed" documentary in 2 parts: "Science of the spirits" and "Communing with the dead."
Creation/Production Credits
Director of photography, Matthew F. Leonetti ; editor, Michael Kahn ; music by Jerry Goldsmith.
Participants/Performers
JoBeth Williams, Craig T. Nelson, Beatrice Straight, Dominique Dunne, Oliver Robins, Heather O'Rourke, Zelda Rubinstein.
Description
The Freeling family is a typical middle class family living in the peaceful Cuesta Verde Estates. Steve, his wife Diane, 16-year-old daughter Dana, 8-year-old Robbie, and 5-year-old Carol Ann live in a tract house. Soon strange things begin to happen around the house; the pet canary dies, mysterious storms occur, and Carol Ann is summoned to the TV set, where a strange shaft of green light hits her and causes the room to shake. As the curious events continue, Carol Ann is repeatedly drawn to the television, where she begins to talk to "the TV people." Soon Carol Ann is sucked into a closet, disappearing from this reality plane. Unable to find his daughter, Steve consults Dr. Lesh, a para-psychologist from a nearby college. Lesh finds that the paranormal phenomena is so strong in the Freelong household she is unable to deal with it and sends for clairvoyant and professional exorcist Tangina to examine the house in hopes of finding Carol Ann. Tangina makes a horrifying discovery: Carol Ann is alive and in the house, but is being held on another spectral plane.
Description
A California family's pleasant and comfortable life is suddenly shattered by supernatural forces and bizarre happenings.
System Details
DVD format ; NTSC, region 1 ; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, stereo. and mono. ; widescreen ; dual-layer ; digitally restored and remastered.
Language
English or dubbed French, Portuguese or Spanish with optional Chinese, English, French, Portuguese or Spanish subtitles.
Language
English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing.
Awards
Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror films, USA, 1983: Saturn Award - Best Horror Film ; Best Make-Up (Dorothy J. Pearl) ; Best Supporting Actress (Zelda Rubinstein)

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Dunne, D., Goldsmith, J., Leonetti, M. F., Rubinstein, Z., O'Rourke, H., Robins, O., Kahn, M., Straight, B., Williams, J., Hooper, T., Victor, M., Grais, M., Marshall, F., Spielberg, S., & Nelson, C. T. (2007). Poltergeist . Distributed by Warner Home Video.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Dominique Dunne et al.. 2007. Poltergeist. Burbank, CA: Distributed by Warner Home Video.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Dominique Dunne et al.. Poltergeist Burbank, CA: Distributed by Warner Home Video, 2007.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Dunne, Dominique, et al. Poltergeist Distributed by Warner Home Video, 2007.

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