Memory [DVD] : the origins of Alien

Memory [DVD] : the origins of Alien
  • Item Type: DVD
  • Published: 2019
  • Classification: M
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  • Queue Length: 6

In 2019, Ridley Scott's Alien celebrates the 40th Anniversary of its theatrical release. Memory reveals the chilling, untold origins of Ridley Scott's cinematic masterpiece Alien, rooted in Greek and Egyptian mythology, underground comics, parasitology, H.P. Lovecraft's weird fiction, the art of Francis Bacon, and the symbiotic genius of Dan O'Bannon (writer), H.R. Giger (designer), and, of course, Ridley Scott. Uncovering a treasure trove of unreleased materials from the O'Bannon and Giger estates, MEMORY boldly goes where no film essay has gone before, to deliver an entrancingly cinematic and wholly original take on one of Hollywood's most beloved and iconic shockers.

Related Subjects

Science fiction films.
Horror films.
Extraterrestrial beings in motion pictures.


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Videorecording #:

MMA6423 Madman Entertainment


Memory [DVD] : the origins of Alien.

Portion of title:

Origins of Alien

Publication Info:

[Australia] : Madman Entertainment Ltd, [2019].

Publication Info:


Physical description:

1 videodisc (95 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.

Content Type:

two-dimensional moving image

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General Note:

Title from disc label.


Director, Alexandre O. Philippe.


Ridley Scott, Tom Skerritt, Veronica Cartwright, Roger Corman, Diane O'bannon, Ben Mankiewicz, Clarke Wolfe.


Censorship classification : M.

Technical details:

DVD ; Dolby digital 5.1 ; region 4 ; widescreen 16:9, PAL.


In English ; Subtitles: English captions.

Title subject:

Alien (Motion picture)

Subject term:

Science fiction films.

Subject term:

Horror films.

Subject term:

Extraterrestrial beings in motion pictures.

Genre index term:

Documentary films.

Genre index term:

Nonfiction films.

Added Entry-Personal Name:

Philippe, Alexandre O.,

Added Entry-Personal Name:

Scott, Ridley.

Added Entry-Personal Name:

Skerritt, Tom.

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Cartwright, Veronica.

Added Entry-Personal Name:

Corman, Roger, 1926-

Added Entry-Corporate Name:

Madman Entertainment (Firm)

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