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The dark crystal [videorecording] / The Jim Henson Company presents ; directed by Jim Henson and Frank Oz ; produced by Jim Henson and Gary Kurtz ; screenplay by David Odell ; story by Jim Henson.

Henson, Jim. (Added Author). Oz, Frank. (Added Author). Kurtz, Gary. (Added Author). Odell, David. (Added Author). Mullen, Kathryn. (Added Author). Jim Henson Company. (Added Author). Columbia TriStar Home Video (Firm) (Added Author).

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Town of Hanover Libraries.

Current holds

0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Howe Library DVD FAM DAR 31254003355035 Family movies - Main floor Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0767821653
  • ISBN: 9780767821650
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 94 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Culver City, Calif. : Columbia Tristar Home Video, 1999.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1982.
Specific features: The world of "The dark crystal" making-of documentary; Original language work print scenes; Deleted funeral scenes; Character drawings & profiles; Isolated music score; Theatrical trailer.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Executive producer, David Lazer ; music, Trevor Jones.
Participant or Performer Note:
Performers and voices: Jim Henson, Kathryn Mullen, Frank Oz, Dave Goelz.
Summary, etc.:
Jen, a Gelfling (one of the last survivors of the elfin-like race), is told of a prophecy by his master, a wise and gentle mystic. Jen sets to the task of returning the crystal shard to the all powerful Dark Crystal, making it whole again, and restoring light to the world.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: PG.
System Details Note:
DVD, widescreen; Dolby digital.
Language Note:
English or Spanish dialogue with optional English or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Subject: Elves > Drama.
Mystics > Drama.
Crystals > Drama.
Genre: Fantasy films.
Children's films.
Puppet films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Video recordings with Spanish language options.

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