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The Resource Forbidden planet : The invisible boy / a Pan production ; produced by Nicholas Nayfack ; screenplay by Cyril Hume ; directed by Herman Hoffman, Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; screen play by Cyril Hume ; directed by Fred McLeod Wilcox ; produced by Nicholas Nayfack.

Forbidden planet : The invisible boy / a Pan production ; produced by Nicholas Nayfack ; screenplay by Cyril Hume ; directed by Herman Hoffman, Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; screen play by Cyril Hume ; directed by Fred McLeod Wilcox ; produced by Nicholas Nayfack.

Label
Forbidden planet : The invisible boy / a Pan production ; produced by Nicholas Nayfack ; screenplay by Cyril Hume ; directed by Herman Hoffman
Title
Forbidden planet
Title remainder
The invisible boy / a Pan production ; produced by Nicholas Nayfack ; screenplay by Cyril Hume ; directed by Herman Hoffman
Statement of responsibility
Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; screen play by Cyril Hume ; directed by Fred McLeod Wilcox ; produced by Nicholas Nayfack.
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Cinematographer
Composer
Contributor
Director
Film editor
Producer
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
  • Forbidden planet: Leslie Nielsen plays the commander who brings his space cruiser crew to the green-skied world that's home to Dr. Morbius, his daughter, Robby the Robot, and to a mysterious terror
  • Invisible boy: A ten-year-old boy and Robby the Robot team up to prevent a Super Computer from controlling the Earth from a satellite
Related
Awards note
National Film Registry, 2013
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Forbidden planet (Motion picture)
Credits note
  • Forbidden planet: director of photography, George J. Folsey ; electronic tonalities, Louis and Bebe Barron ; editor, Ferris Webster
  • The invisible boy: music, Les Baxter ; director of photography, Harold Wellman ; editor, John D. Faure
Dewey number
791.43/75
Intended audience
MPAA rating: G
Language note
  • Closed captioned (feature film only)
  • English (Dolby surround 5.1) or French (mono.) dialogue; optional subtitles in English, French and Spanish
LC call number
  • PN1997
  • PN1997
LC item number
  • .F67353346 2006
  • .F6535 2006
PerformerNote
  • Forbidden planet: Walter Pidgeon, Anne Francis, Leslie Nielsen, Warren Stevens, Jack Kelly, Richard Anderson, Earl Holliman, Robby the Robot
  • The invisible boy: Richard Eyer, Philip Abbott, Diane Brewster, Harold J. Stone, Robert H. Harris, Dennis McCarthy, Alexander Lockwood, John O'Malley, Robby the Robot
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1900-1966.
  • 1909-1989.
  • 1897-1984.
  • 1930-2011.
  • 1926-2010.
  • 1919-2012.
  • 1927-1992.
  • 1926-2017.
  • 1928-
  • 1945-
  • 1924-1998.
  • 1911-2005.
  • 1911-1981.
  • 1920-1977.
  • 1902-1990.
  • 1916-1959.
  • 1898-1988.
  • 1920-1989.
  • 1912-1989.
  • 1922-1996.
  • 1916-1964.
  • 1926-1982.
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Hume, Cyril
  • Wilcox, Fred M.
  • Nayfack, Nicholas.
  • Hoffman, Herman
  • Pidgeon, Walter
  • Francis, Anne
  • Nielsen, Leslie
  • Stevens, Warren
  • Kelly, Jack
  • Anderson, Richard
  • Holliman, Earl
  • Robby the Robot.
  • Eyer, Richard
  • Abbott, Philip
  • Brewster, Diane.
  • Stone, Harold J.
  • Harris, Robert H.
  • McCarthy, Dennis
  • Lockwood, Alexander
  • O'Malley, John
  • Folsey, George J.
  • Barron, Louis
  • Barron, Bebe.
  • Webster, Ferris
  • Baxter, Les
  • Wellman, Harold.
  • Faure, John D.
  • Block, Irving.
  • Adler, Allen A.
  • Cooper, Edmund
  • Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
  • Pan Productions
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
187
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Robby the Robot
  • Interplanetary voyages
  • Robots
  • Robots
  • Viajes interplanetarios
  • Robots
  • Robby the Robot
  • Interplanetary voyages
  • Robots
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Forbidden planet : The invisible boy / a Pan production ; produced by Nicholas Nayfack ; screenplay by Cyril Hume ; directed by Herman Hoffman, Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; screen play by Cyril Hume ; directed by Fred McLeod Wilcox ; produced by Nicholas Nayfack.
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Forbidden planet originally produced as a motion picture in 1956
  • The invisible boy originally produced as a motion picture in 1957
  • Forbidden planet based on a story by Irving Block and Allen Adler
  • The invisible boy based on a story by Edmund Cooper
  • Special features (Disc 1): deleted scenes ; lost footage ; excerpts from MGM Parade ; a 1958 "The thin man" TV series episode featuring Robot client (26 min.) ; science-fiction theatrical trailer gallery
  • Special features (Disc 2): three documentaries: Watch the skies!: science fiction, the 1950's and us (2005, 55 min.) ; Amazing! Exploring the far reaches of Forbidden planet (2006, 27 min.) ; Robby the robot: engineering a sci-fi icon (2006, 14 min.)
  • "Widescreen version presented in a 'letterbox' widescreen format preserving the 'scope' aspect ratio of its original theatrical exhibition. Enhanced for widescreen TVs"--Container
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Forbidden planet (col., 98 min.) -- The invisible boy (b & w, 89 min.)
Control code
ocm74813544
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
50th anniversary two-disc special edition
Extent
2 videodiscs (98 min.)
Isbn
9780790792149
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
012569691223
Other physical details
sound, color & black and white
Publisher number
66912
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital; dual layer
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Forbidden planet : The invisible boy / a Pan production ; produced by Nicholas Nayfack ; screenplay by Cyril Hume ; directed by Herman Hoffman, Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; screen play by Cyril Hume ; directed by Fred McLeod Wilcox ; produced by Nicholas Nayfack.
Publication
Note
  • Forbidden planet originally produced as a motion picture in 1956
  • The invisible boy originally produced as a motion picture in 1957
  • Forbidden planet based on a story by Irving Block and Allen Adler
  • The invisible boy based on a story by Edmund Cooper
  • Special features (Disc 1): deleted scenes ; lost footage ; excerpts from MGM Parade ; a 1958 "The thin man" TV series episode featuring Robot client (26 min.) ; science-fiction theatrical trailer gallery
  • Special features (Disc 2): three documentaries: Watch the skies!: science fiction, the 1950's and us (2005, 55 min.) ; Amazing! Exploring the far reaches of Forbidden planet (2006, 27 min.) ; Robby the robot: engineering a sci-fi icon (2006, 14 min.)
  • "Widescreen version presented in a 'letterbox' widescreen format preserving the 'scope' aspect ratio of its original theatrical exhibition. Enhanced for widescreen TVs"--Container
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Forbidden planet (col., 98 min.) -- The invisible boy (b & w, 89 min.)
Control code
ocm74813544
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
50th anniversary two-disc special edition
Extent
2 videodiscs (98 min.)
Isbn
9780790792149
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
012569691223
Other physical details
sound, color & black and white
Publisher number
66912
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital; dual layer
Video recording format
DVD

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