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The stand

King, Stephen

Originally aired as a television mini-series, this all-star filmization of Stephen King's gripping epic of good versus evil chronicles the episodic adventures of a disparate group of people who struggle to reestablish civilization after a man-made catastrophe wipes out most of the world's population. The world abruptly ends when a deadly virus accidentally escapes from a government sponsored biological warfare laboratory. Soon people are dropping like flies from the plague.

Rating: Not rated CHV rating: 14A.|||adult

Spelling Entertainment ; CBS Broadcasting ; adapted by Stephen King from his novel ; directed by Mick Garris.

Title from discs' surfaces.

Originally aired on television in 1994.

Release date: June 18, 2013.

Ruby Dee, Rob Lowe, Gary Sinise, Miguel Ferrer, Molly Ringwald, Ossie Davis, Jamey Sheridan, Ray Walston, Matt Frewer, Laura San Giacomo, Corin Nemec.

DVD, full screen; Region 1, NTSC; Dolby Digital.

English, Spanish or Brazilian Portuguese dialogue; Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese or English subtitles; closed-captioned.

Cinematography, Edward J. Pei ; edited by Patrick McMahon ; original music by W.G. "Snuffy" Walden.

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