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Title:
Gojira = Godzilla
Other title(s):
Godzilla
Title (alt. graph.):
ゴジラ = Godzilla / Toho Co., Ltd ; produced by Tomoyuki Tanaka ; screenplay by Takeo Murata and Ishiro Honda ; story by Shigeru Kayama ; directed by Ishiro Honda.
Uniform Title:
Gojira (Motion picture)
ISBN:
9780738935348
Edition:
2-disc collector's ed.
Publication Information:
New York : Classic Media : Distributed by Sony BMG Music Entertainment, ©2006.
Physical Description:
2 videodiscs (175 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (16 pages).
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General Note:
Title and credits from English subtitles of title screens.

Gojira (95 min.) originally released as motion picture in 1954; Godzilla, king of the monsters! (80 min.) originally released in 1956.

"The original Japanese masterpiece"--Container.

Special features: Disc 1: audio commentary by Steve Ryfle, author of "Japan's favorite mon-star" and Ed Godziszewski, editor and publisher of "Japanese giants" magazine; slide show featurette of original movie posters in multiple languages; "Making of the Godzilla suit" featurette; "Godzilla story development" featurette; original trailer ; Disc 2: audio commentary by Steve Ryfle, author of "Japan's favorite mon-star" and Ed Godziszewski, editor and publisher of "Japanese giants" magazine; trailer; slide show featurette of original movie posters.
Contents:
Gojira / Tōhō Kabushiki Kaisha ; seisaku Tanaka Tomoyuki ; gensaku Kayama Shigeru ; kantoku Honda Ishirō -- Godzilla, king of the monsters! / directed by Terry Morse and Ishirō Honda ; produced by Tomoyuki Tanaka ; screenplay by Takeo Murata, Ishirō Honda ; a Toho production presented by Jewell Enterprises Inc.
Summary:
Gojira: A prehistoric monster, Godzilla, ravages metropolitan Tokyo. Scientists suspect that H-bomb tests awakened it from a two-million year sleep and they try to develop techniques to stop the monster.

Godzilla, king of the monsters!: When American reporter Steve Martin investigates a series of mysterious disasters off the coast of Japan, he comes face to face with Godzilla, an ancient creature so powerful and so terrifying, it can reduce Tokyo to a smoldering graveyard.
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Not rated.
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Gojira (Motion picture : American version)
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The testing of nuclear weapons over the Pacific Ocean triggers the awakening of a 400-foot, fire-breathing prehistoric lizard who begins to wreak havoc on the city of Tokyo. Also includes the recut American version and special features.