Get the best deals on vhs tapes william hurt when you shop the largest online selection at. Based on the groundbreaking series of books, eyewitness. Eyewitness 1981 whoever killed long is a hero in my book. Eccentric vietnam war vet turned janitor claims to have witnessed a murder of a man tied to international political underground in order to get the attention of a tv reporter he has a huge crush on. The story involves a television news reporter and a janitor who team up to solve a murder. Indeed, its difficult to say too much about eyewitness without giving. Peter yates thriller stars william hurt as daryll, a maintenance man obsessed with tv newswoman tony sokolow sigourney weaver. With the change, production companies were given the task of converting classic movies to dvd. Eyewitness 1981 peter yates synopsis, characteristics. It follows a journey of prince colwyn and his group of outlaws on the planet krull to save future queen princess lyssa from the beast and his constantly teleporting black fortress the film began development in 1980, when columbia. A janitor william hurt discovers a dead body in the building where he works and pretends to know who killed the man in order to get to know the reporter sigourney weaver who is covering the story. Jun, 2012 manhattan janitor daryll deever is fixated on hardcharging tv commentator, tony sokolow. It is only about 30 minutes long, so the kids were able to keep their attention on the movie and write facts they learned in their science. Poster has many dings and some creasing throughout.
Unfollow eyewitness vhs to stop getting updates on your ebay feed. Get the best deals on the great muppet caper vhs tapes when you shop the largest online selection at. Directed by 1 writing credits 1 cast 31 produced by 2 music by 1 cinematography by. This list shows all films released in 1981, including films that went directtovideo, or only got an international theatrical release. Where something like the incredible shrinking woman might stake its claim to the early eighties based wholly on eccentricities, eyewitness nabs an adjacent plot with an endearing.
Eyewitness is a compelling video series featuring wonders of nature. This movie was a great way to add more information to a lesson on the planets given to third graders. Crime, drama, mystery, romance, thriller daryll deever is a janitor in an office building in new york, and a big fan of tv news reporter, tony sokolow. Manhattan janitor daryll deever is fixated on hardcharging tv commentator, tony sokolow. March 22 the analog format called selectavision which were capacitance electronic discs popularly known as videodiscs is introduced by rca june. Poster measures 27 wide x 41 high and is in good condition with some handling wear. The end tag mentions some movie theaters in the baltimore area. Sigourney weaver shows what a fine actress she really. Used movie on vhs everything you might want to know about it can be found here eyewitness movie vhs cds dvds vhs by owner electronics. Released 1981, eyewitness stars william hurt, sigourney weaver, christopher plummer, james woods the r movie has a runtime of about 1 hr 43 min, and received a score of out of 100 on. When a wealthy vietnamese man, with many shady connectio.
Eyewitness is a 1981 american neonoir thriller film produced and directed by peter yates and written by steve tesich. Eyewitness is a documentary series recorded on highestquality vhs. Body heat vhs drama movie william hurt kathleen turner sealed new. The janitor signal one entertainment 1981 1 movie, 2 cuts 103 min. Make offer eyewitness vhs, 1981 tell us what you think opens in new window or tab. Vintage classic the plague 1993 vhs video tape movie. Peter yates, cynthia scheider, kenneth utt, steve tesich. This weeks movie is a film from 1981 with alist talent, a murder plot, and absolutely. This 1981 classic mystery may be a bit dated, but youll forgive that when you see the.
The state and federal rules of evidence, which govern the admissibility of evidence in civil actions and criminal proceedings, impose requirements that must be met before the testimony of an eyewitness can be presented during trial. June 9 the parliament of sweden adopts a law to ban the spreading violent video movies to children under the age of 15, and even hinder, but not ban by law, adults from watching video movies with brutal and sadist. Eyewitness vhs cbs fox 0086162111631 for sale online. No matter what youre looking for or where you are in the world, our global marketplace of sellers can help you find unique and affordable options. This 1981 film directed by peter yates is well worth spending a couple of hours. The original trailer in high definition of eyewitness directed by peter yates and starring william hurt, sigourney weaver, christopher plummer, james woods and irene worth.
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Uk double feature on one vhs featuring the muppet movie and the muppets take manhattan. Eyewitness released in the uk as the janitor is a 1981 american neonoir thriller film produced and directed by peter yates and written by steve tesich. The great muppet caper movie jim henson vhs video tape clamshell case 1993 vgc. Eyewitness has more on its mind than murder, and maybe that. With william hurt, sigourney weaver, christopher plummer, james woods. Eyewitness 1981 eccentric vietnam war vet turned janitor claims to have witnessed a murder of a man tied to international political underground in order to get the attention of a tv reporter he has a huge crush on. Cheese, notsocheesy, full horror and sci fi movies from the 80s. Eyewitness movie ad from 1981 youtube the end tag mentions some movie theaters in the baltimore area. Money back guarantee ensures you receive the item you ordered or get your money back.
Peter yates eyewitness fits into this category as a. Eyewitness vhs, 1981 william hurt crime drama rare vintage fox drawer big box. Young hurt and weaver are both excellent, as is the cast of supporting players including christopher plummer as weavers proisrael boyfriend, james woods as hurt. Before the movie is the end of a promo for switch, and a promoident featuring mash. Krull is a 1983 britishamerican science fantasy swashbuckler film directed by peter yates and produced by ron silverman with a screenplay by stanford sherman. The images are, as usual, stunning, from flies being caught in amber to meteors hitting the earth, and martin sheens narration flows with them to seamlessly guide the viewer through four and a half billion. Eyewitness bluray release date august 29, 2016 the janitor. Vhs is a 2012 american anthology horror film created by brad miska and bloody disgusting. The original trailer in high definition of eyewitness directed by peter yates and starring william hurt, sigourney weaver, christopher plummer. Good cast the two leads look great together at the start of their careers in a rather contrived thriller. An individual who was present during an event and is called by a party in a lawsuit to testify as to what he or she observed.
As a special bonus, youll also get a crystal palace tribute to lucis toyshop, a movie that was released in central ohio theaters in 1996. Eyewitness is a great film which showed me what i have been missing throughout my entire moviewatching career. Viewers will journey into a threedimensional virtual museum where liveaction photography creates the sensation of being there. Each halfhour episode focuses on a single subject in the field of natural science, such as the solar system or the various functions of the human body. Theres not a scene in this movie that exists only to provide us with plot information. For each film, we use the first date on which it was made available to the public, which might include international theatrical or domestic video releases that were a few days, or sometimes more, earlier than the domestic uscanada theatrical release. Eyewitness 1981 new york city custodian daryll deever william hurt is a big fan of local news reporter tony sokolow sigourney weaver, so he is intrigued when she shows up to cover a story at. In order to navigate out of this carousel please use your heading shortcut. Katc tv 3 eyewitness news opener december 6, 1981 topics vhs, tape, videotape. Eyewitness has more on its mind than murder, and maybe thats why no one remembers it. An unlikely duo made up of a television reporter and a janitor team up to solve a murder after a wealthy vietnamese businessman is murdered. This movie is very well done and quite entertaining, with above average complexity to the plot. All proceeds from the sale of this dvd benefited the 10tv family fund, a nonprofit organization whose sole purpose was to feed needy.
Jun 17, 2015 read empire s selection of 25 lost movies that never made the leap from vhs to dvd. The film was produced well, looks good, and is well directed by. See more ideas about disney movies, childhood movies and i movie. In accordance with the directives of government and health authorities, we have temporarily suspended operations. Vhs not only features some of the most imaginative horror films of our time, but also manages to present these as a collection that continuously defies out expectations and leaves us begging for. The story involves a television news reporter and a. When a murder takes place in darylls building, tony arrives to.
This shopping feature will continue to load items when the enter key is pressed. Stateof the art graphics and creative pacing weave viewers of all ages through a fun, smart exploration of wind, rain, hail, tornadoes, and hurricanes. Janitor, the daryll deever is a janitor in an office building in new york, and a big fan of tv news reporter, tony sokolow. Indeed, its difficult to say too much about eyewitness without giving away. When a rich man is murdered in darylls building, tony. Directed by peter yates starring william hurt, sigourney weaver, christopher plummer, james woods, irene worth. Eyewitness 1981 cast and crew new york city custodian daryll deever william hurt is a big fan of local news reporter tony sokolow sigourney weaver, so he is intrigued when she shows up to. Noone in the film is quite what they seem, and hurt plays the role of ambivalent heroanti hero intelligently. Sigourney weaver, william hurt, christopher plummer. As of today, this is the second oldest original homerecorded vhs tape in my collection.
Get eyewitness dvd and bluray release date, trailer and movie stats. Get the best deals on vhs tapes william hurt when you shop the largest online selection. It follows a journey of prince colwyn and his group of outlaws on the planet krull to save future queen princess lyssa from the beast and his constantly teleporting black fortress. Poster still displays great and would look outstanding framed and. Desert is a fascinating look at the diversity of life that struggles to survive in arid and unforgiving climates. Eyewitness presents a completely different view of the marvels and mysteries of the natural world as they have never been seen before. Eyewitness is the kind of movie that discovers poetry and comedy in the most unexpected places, including once in what appears to be a shirtwaist factory that otherwise has no reason for being. It had enough pictures and interesting facts to hold the attention of my class of 23 nine year olds. Indeed, its difficult to say too much about eyewitness without giving away spoilers of one kind or another, given that so much of what happens exposes new character motivations. Eyewitness bluray offers solid video and superb audio in this. What i like about eyewitness is that, althought it does care how it turns out, it cares even more about the texture of the scenes leading to the denouement. Interestingly, the 2005 american crime film a history of violence has the distinction of being the final major hollywood motion picture released on vhs. In the early 2000s, dvd technology gradually overtook vhs as the most popular consumer format for playback of prerecorded video. Eyewitness 1981 trailers and clips new york city custodian daryll deever william hurt is a big fan of local news reporter tony sokolow sigourney weaver, so he is intrigued when she shows up.
Oscars best picture winners best picture winners golden globes emmys san diego comiccon new york comiccon sundance film festival toronto intl film festival awards central festival central all events. I do recall seeing this not long after it was made probably on video remember vhs. Jun 05, 2017 this weeks movie is a film from 1981 with alist talent, a murder plot, and absolutely zero recognition among 80s thriller fans. You are purchasing an original rolled 1980s alien home video movie poster. Find great deals on ebay for eyewitness vhs and kidsongs vhs. It features a series of foundfootage shorts written and directed by adam wingard, david bruckner, ti west, glenn mcquaid, joe swanberg, and the filmmaking collective radio silence the film debuted at the 2012 sundance film festival in january 2012, and released on demand on august 31, 2012. Weather is a whirlwind tour of our planets many moods. Eyewitness dvd with william hurt, sigourney weaver, christopher.1605 1476 934 1351 1609 1072 1225 56 327 581 1337 505 1598 273 1559 783 901 993 287 446 923 852 494 97 756 746 167 886 762