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The Thing

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Special Features Include:

-2K scan of the inter-positive supervised and approved by director of photography Dean Cundey
-4.1 created from the original 70MM Six Track Dolby Stereo soundtrack
-Audio Commentary with director of photography Dean Cundey
-Audio Commentary by director John Carpenter and actor Kurt Russell
-“The Men of Outpost 31:” Interviews with Keith David, Thomas Waites, Peter Maloney, and more
-“Assembling and Assimilation:” An interview with editor Todd Ramsay
-“Behind the Chameleon:” Interviews with visual effects artists Peter Kuran and Susan Turner, special make-up effects artist Rob Burman, and Brian Wade and more
-“Sounds from the Cold:” Interviews with supervising sound editor David Lewis Yewdall and special sound effects designer Alan Howarth
-“Between the Lines:” An interview with novelization author Alan Dean Foster
-“John Carpenter’s The Thing: Terror Takes Shape:” A documentary on the making of THE THING featuring interviews with John Carpenter, Kurt Russell, special effects make-up designer Rob Bottin, legendary matte artist Albert Whitlock, and members of the cast and crew (80 minutes – SD)
-Outtakes (5 minutes - SD)

-Vintage featurettes from the electronic press kit featuring interviews with John Carpenter, Kurt Russell, and Rob Bottin (12 minutes - SD)
-Vintage featurettes “The Making of a Chilling Tale” and “The Making of THE THING” (1982 – 14 minutes - SD)
-Vintage Product Reel – contains a promotional condensed version of the film with additional footage not in the film (19 minutes - SD)

-Vintage Behind-the-Scenes footage (2 minutes - SD)
-Annotated Production Archive – Production Art and Storyboards, Location Scouting, Special Make-up Effects, Post Production (48 minutes - SD)
-Network TV Broadcast version of THE THING (92 minutes - SD)
-Teaser Trailer
-Theatrical Trailers (U.S. and German Trailer)
-TV spots
-Radio Spots
-Still Gallery (behind-the-scenes photos, posters and lobby cards)

Product details

  • Actors: Kurt Russell, Keith David, Richard Dysart, Wilford Brimley
  • Directors: John Carpenter
  • Format: Collector's Edition, NTSC, Widescreen
  • Language: English
  • Region: Region A/1 (Read more about DVD/Blu-ray formats.)
  • Number of discs: 2
  • Rated:
  • Studio: Shout! Factory
  • DVD Release Date: October 11, 2016
  • Run Time: 109 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars 1,700 customer reviews
  • ASIN: B01GSW5VD4
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #3,453 in Movies & TV (See Top 100 in Movies & TV)
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