20,000 leagues under the sea [videorecording] /
by Disney, Walt; Felton, Earl; Fleischer, Richard; Douglas, Kirk; Mason, James; Lukas, Paul; Lorre, Peter; Wilke, Robert J; De Corsia, Ted; Kerrigan, J. M. (Joseph M.); Planer, Franz E; Meehan, John; Williams, Elmo; Martien, Norman; Verne, Jules; Walt Disney Pictures; Walt Disney Home Entertainment (Firm); Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm).Material type: Visual materialPublisher: [United States] : Burbank, CA : Walt Disney Home Entertainment ; Buena Vista Home Entertainment, Edition: Special ed. ; Widescreen version (2.55:1).Description: 2 videodiscs (127 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.ISBN: 0788838083; 9780788838088.Language note: Closed-captioned.Title notes: $19.99 6/9/2011 (snl)Other title: Twenty thousand leagues under the sea; Title on container: Walt Disney presents 20,000 leagues under the sea.Uniform titles: 20,000 leagues under the sea (Motion picture : 1954).Subject(s): DVD-Video discs | Sailors -- Drama | Whaling ships -- Drama | Submarines (Ships) -- Drama | Films for the hearing impaired | Feature films | Science fiction films | Video recordings for the hearing impaired
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:
This 1954 Disney version of Jules Verne's 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea represented the studio's costliest and most elaborate American-filmed effort to date. Kirk Douglas plays a trouble-shooting 19th century seaman, trying to discover why so many whaling ships have been disappearing of late. Teaming with scientist Paul Lukas and diver Peter Lorre, Douglas sets sail to investigate--and is promptly captured by the megalomaniac Captain Nemo (James Mason), who skippers a lavish, scientifically advanced submarine. The film's special effects, including a giant squid, were impressive enough in 1954 to win an Academy Award. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi
$19.99 6/9/2011 (snl)
DVD, Dolby digital 5.1 surround sound, THX certified, Region 1 encoding, NTSC.
Information from pre-release promotional materials; release date: May 13, 2003.
Kirk Douglas, James Mason, Paul Lukas, Peter Lorre, Robert J. Wilke, Ted de Corsia, J.M. Kerrigan.
Director of photography, Franz Planer ; art director, John Meehan ; editor, Elmo Williams ; costume designer, Norman Martien.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1954.
Based on the novel: Vingt mille lieues sous les mers / by Jules Verne.
MPAA rating: G.
A trouble-shooting 19th century seaman is trying to discover why so many whaling ships have been disappearing of late. Teaming with a scientist and a diver, they set sail to investigate. They are promptly captured by the megalomaniacal Captain Nemo, who skippers a lavish, scientifically advanced submarine.
Academy Awards, USA, 1955: Oscar-Best Art Direction-Set Decoration, Color (John Meehan, Emile Kuri); Best Effects, Special Effects.
Special features: all-new audio commentaries with director Richard Fleischer and classic film historian and author, Rudy Behlmer; original 1954 theatrical radio spots; Peter Lorre's ADR tracks, a glimpse into the process of dialogue replacement before final edit; Captain Nemo's organ music; "The making of 20,000 leagues under the sea" featurette; "Jules Verne & Walt Disney, explorers of the imagination" behind-the-scenes featurette; "The Humboltsquid: real sea monster!"; "Touring the Nautilius"; "Monsters of the deep"; "Nemo's death" script excerpt; "The musical legacy of Paul Smith"; "Lost treasure: the sunset squid sequence"; "Grand Canyonscope"; theatrical trailer; storyboard-to-scene comparison & unused animation.
Special features: Widescreen enhanced for 16x9 televisions -- Audio commentaries with director Richard Fleischer and classic film historian/author Rudy Behlmer -- Radio spots for 1954 feature -- Peter Lorre's ADR tracks -- Captain Nemo's organ music -- The making of 20,000 leagues under the sea featurette -- Jules Verne & Walt disney (explorers of the imagination behind-the-scenes featurette) -- The Humbolt squid: A real sea monster -- The musical legacy of Paul Smith -- Touring The Nautilus -- Lost treasure: The sunset squid sequence -- Disney Studio album -- Production gallery -- Monsters of the deep -- Trims -- Script excerpt: Nemo's death -- Movie Merchandise -- Themed cartoon (theatrical animated short "Grand Canyonscope") -- Theatrical trailer -- Storyboard-to-scene comparison -- Unused animation -- Language: English Dolby digital 5.1 surround -- Subtitles: English.