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Newman, Kim, writer of supplementary textual content.
Spier, Carol, art director.
Solnicki, Victor, presenter,
Silverman, Robert A., 1943- actor.
Shore, Howard, composer (expression)
[New YOrk, New York] : The Criterion Collection, [2014].
Two-DVD special edition.
Physical Desc
2 videodiscs (103 min.) : monaural, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 fold-out insert. 
Rating: R.


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General Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 1981.
General Note
Special features: Disc 1: Trailer; Radio spots. Disc 2: The "Scanners" way (new documentary on the film's special effects, featuring interviews with Cronenberg's collaborators); Mental saboteur (a new interview with actor Michael Ironside); The Ephemerol diaries (a 2012 interview with actor and artist Stephen Lack); The Bob McLean Show (excerpt from a 1981 interview with Cronenberg on the CBC's "The Bob McLean show"); Stereo (Cronenberg's first feature from 1969, precursor to Scanners, stars Ronald Mlodzik). Plus: an essay by critic Kim Newman.
General Note
Wide screen (1.78:1).
Creation/Production Credits
Art director, Carol Spier ; edited by Ronald Sanders ; music by Howard Shore ; director of photography, Mark Irwin.
Jennifer O'Neill, Stephen Lack, Patrick McGoohan, Lawrence Dane, Michael Ironside, Robert Silverman.
After a man with extraordinary, and frighteningly destructive, telepathic abilities is nabbed by agents from a mysterious rogue corporation, he discovers he is far from the only possessor of such strange powers, and that some of the other "scanners" have their minds set on world domination, while others are trying to stop them.
Target Audience
Rating: R.
System Details
DVD, NTSC, region 1, widescreen (1.78:1); monaural, Dolby digital.
Optional English subtitles.


APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Newman, K., Spier, C., Solnicki, V., Silverman, R. A., Shore, H., Sanders, R., O'Neill, J., Héroux, C., McGoohan, P., Lack, S., Irwin, M., Ironside, M., David, P., Dane, L., & Cronenberg, D. (2014). Scanners (Two-DVD special edition.). The Criterion Collection.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Kim, Newman et al.. 2014. Scanners. [New YOrk, New York]: The Criterion Collection.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Kim, Newman et al.. Scanners [New YOrk, New York]: The Criterion Collection, 2014.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Newman, Kim,, et al. Scanners Two-DVD special edition., The Criterion Collection, 2014.

Note! Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy. Citation formats are based on standards as of August 2021.

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