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The Resource Eraserhead, Absurda ; David Lynch presents ; written, produced, and directed by David Lynch

Eraserhead, Absurda ; David Lynch presents ; written, produced, and directed by David Lynch

Label
Eraserhead
Title
Eraserhead
Statement of responsibility
Absurda ; David Lynch presents ; written, produced, and directed by David Lynch
Title variation
David Lynch's Eraserhead
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Director of photography
Film director
Film distributor
Film editor
Filmmaker
Film producer
Performer
Presenter
Production company
Screenwriter
Singer
Writer of supplementary textual content
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An obscure man with a vertical head of hair is living with his spaced-out girlfriend and their fetus-like child. By the end of the film, Henry is decapitated and processed into erasers in this bizarre horror film which closely approaches a nightmare
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
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Credits note
Camera and lighting, Frederick Elmes & Herbert Cardwell ; sound, Alan R. Splet & David Lynch ; edited by David Lynch ; Lady in the radiator song composed and sung by Peter Ivers ; pipe organ by "Fats" Waller
Dewey number
791.43/72
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PerformerNote
John Nance, Charlotte Stewart, Allen Joseph, Jeanne Bates, Judith Anna Roberts, Laurel Near, V. Phipps-Wilson
Runtime
89
Series statement
The Criterion collection
Series volume
725
Technique
live action
Label
Eraserhead, Absurda ; David Lynch presents ; written, produced, and directed by David Lynch
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1977
  • Special features: Disc 1: New 4K digital restoration; Short films (with introductions by David Lynch): Six men getting sick (1967, 1 min. film loop), The alphabet (1968, 4 min.), The grandmother (1970, 34 min.), The amputee (1974, 5/4 min.), Premonitions following an evil deed (1995, 58 sec.); TV calibration; Trailer. Disc 2: 1979 (interview with director David Lynch and cinematographer Frederick Elmes shot by filmmaker Tom Christie); 1982 (trailer for Eraserhead produced by twins Douglas Brian Martin and Steven M. Martin, with cinematography by Frederick Elmes); 1988 (director David Lynch and actor Jack Nance take a drive to one of the locations for Eraserhead in this excerpt from an episode of the French television program Cinéma de notre temps, recorded in 1988 and broadcast April 23, 1993); 1997 (footage featuring director David Lynch, actors Jack Nance and Charlotte Stewart and director's assistant Catherine Coulson revisiting locations for the film, interviewed by Toby Keeler); 2001 (85 min. documentary about the making of the film made by David Lynch in 2001); 2014 (interviews with director's assistant Catherine Coulson, actors Charlotte Stewart and Judith Anna Roberts, and cinematographer Frederick Elmes). Booklet features an interview with Lynch from filmmaker and writer Chris Rodley's 1997 book Lynch on Lynch
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn885812139
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (63 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm)
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Director-approved two-DVD special edition.
Extent
2 videodiscs (89 min.)
Isbn
9781604658965
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515125819
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Physical substance
DVD video
Publisher number
  • CC2392D
  • CC2392D-1
  • CC2392D-2
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)885812139
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1, widescreen 16x9, 1.85:1 presentation; Dolby Digital stereo
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Eraserhead, Absurda ; David Lynch presents ; written, produced, and directed by David Lynch
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1977
  • Special features: Disc 1: New 4K digital restoration; Short films (with introductions by David Lynch): Six men getting sick (1967, 1 min. film loop), The alphabet (1968, 4 min.), The grandmother (1970, 34 min.), The amputee (1974, 5/4 min.), Premonitions following an evil deed (1995, 58 sec.); TV calibration; Trailer. Disc 2: 1979 (interview with director David Lynch and cinematographer Frederick Elmes shot by filmmaker Tom Christie); 1982 (trailer for Eraserhead produced by twins Douglas Brian Martin and Steven M. Martin, with cinematography by Frederick Elmes); 1988 (director David Lynch and actor Jack Nance take a drive to one of the locations for Eraserhead in this excerpt from an episode of the French television program Cinéma de notre temps, recorded in 1988 and broadcast April 23, 1993); 1997 (footage featuring director David Lynch, actors Jack Nance and Charlotte Stewart and director's assistant Catherine Coulson revisiting locations for the film, interviewed by Toby Keeler); 2001 (85 min. documentary about the making of the film made by David Lynch in 2001); 2014 (interviews with director's assistant Catherine Coulson, actors Charlotte Stewart and Judith Anna Roberts, and cinematographer Frederick Elmes). Booklet features an interview with Lynch from filmmaker and writer Chris Rodley's 1997 book Lynch on Lynch
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn885812139
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (63 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm)
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Director-approved two-DVD special edition.
Extent
2 videodiscs (89 min.)
Isbn
9781604658965
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515125819
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Physical substance
DVD video
Publisher number
  • CC2392D
  • CC2392D-1
  • CC2392D-2
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)885812139
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1, widescreen 16x9, 1.85:1 presentation; Dolby Digital stereo
Video recording format
DVD

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