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Star wars. Episode IV, A new hope [videorecording] / 20th Century Fox ; Lucasfilm Limited production ; written and directed by George Lucas ; produced by Gary Kurtz.

Publication:
Beverly Hills, Calif. : 20th Century Fox Entertainment, c2004.
Format/Description:
Video
1 videodisc (123 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Edition:
Widescreen ed. ; [updated version]
Series:
Star Wars trilogy
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Standardized Title:
Star wars (Motion picture).
Other Title:
New hope [videorecording]
Star wars [videorecording]
Title on container: Star wars IV, a new hope
Title on box sleeve: Star wars trilogy
Subjects:
Skywalker, Luke (Fictitious character) -- Drama.
Leia, Princess (Fictitious character) -- Drama.
Solo, Han (Fictitious character) -- Drama.
Life on other planets -- Drama.
Good and evil -- Drama.
Star Wars films.
Form/Genre:
Action and adventure films.
Feature films.
Science fiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Language:
With English, French or Spanish dialogue; optional English subtitles.
Closed-captioned.
System Details:
DVD ; Region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 EX, Dolby surround, THX certified.
Summary:
Princess Leia is captured and held hostage by the evil Imperial forces in their effort to take over the galactic Empire. Luke Skywalker, Han Solo, and two robots (R2-D2 and C-3PO) work together to rescue the princess and restore justice in the Empire.
Participant:
Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, James Earl Jones, Billy Dee Williams, Alec Guinness, Peter Cushing, Anthony Daniels, Kenny Baker, David Prowse.
Credits:
Director of photography, Gilbert Taylor; editors, Richard Chew .. [et. al.]; music, John Williams.
Notes:
Part of the Star Wars trilogy box set.
Originally released as motion picture in 1977.
Updates include those in the 1997 theatrical release "special edition' with remastered image and sound quality, enhanced special effects with updated computer technology, and added scenes as well as other additions by George Lucas.
Special features include commentary by George Lucas, Ben Burtt, Dennis Muren and Carrie Fisher; DVD-ROM weblink to exclusive Star Wars content.
Academy Awards, 1978: Best art direction-set decoration, best costume design, best effects, visual effects, best editing, best music, original score, best sound.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Alumni and Friends Memorial Book Fund.
Contributor:
Lucas, George, 1944- , Director, Screenwriter
Kurtz, Gary. , Producer
Ford, Harrison, 1942- , Actor
Fisher, Carrie. , Actor
Hamill, Mark. , Actor
Jones, James Earl. , Actor
Williams, Billy Dee, 1937- , Actor
Guinness, Alec, 1914-2000 , Actor
Cushing, Peter, 1913-1994 , Actor
Lucasfilm, Ltd. , Producer
Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation. , Producer
Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc. , Distributor
Alumni and Friends Memorial Book Fund.
OCLC:
56497663
Publisher Number:
024543123415 (set)
2222341 20th Century Fox (set)