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Uniform Title 20,000 leagues under the sea (Motion picture : 1954)
Title 20,000 leagues under the sea [videorecording] / Walt Disney Pictures ; producer, Walt Disney ; writer, Earl Felton ; director, Richard Fleischer.

Imprint [Burbank, CA] : Walt Disney Home Entertainment : Buena Vista Home Entertainment, [2003]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Grandview Library DVD    TWE    Available
 GDL Pacific Park Library DVD    TWE    Out of Collection
Edition Special ed.
Description 2 videodiscs (127 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note DVD, region 1, widescreen (2.55:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1954.
Based on the novel "Vignt Mille lieues sous les mers" by Jules Verne.
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.
Credits Director of photography, Franz Planer ; art director, John Meehan ; editor, Elmo Williams ; costume designer, Norman Martien.
Cast Kirk Douglas, James Mason, Paul Lukas, Peter Lorre, Robert J. Wilke, Ted de Corsia, J.M. Kerrigan.
Summary 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 megalomaniac Captain Nemo, who skippers a lavish, scientifically advanced submarine.
Audience MPAA rating: G.
Language Closed-captioned.
Awards Academy Awards, USA, 1955: Oscar - Best Art Direction-Set Decoration, Color (John Meehan, Emile Kuri); Best Effects, Special Effects.
Subject Sailors -- Drama
Whaling ships -- Drama.
Submarines (Ships) -- Drama
Genre/Form Science fiction films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Added Author Disney, Walt, 1901-1966
Felton, Earl
Fleischer, Richard
Douglas, Kirk, 1916-
Mason, James, 1909-1984
Lukas, Paul, 1894-1971
Lorre, Peter
Wilke, Robert J., 1914-1989
De Corsia, Ted
Kerrigan, J. M. (Joseph M.), 1884-1964
Planer, Franz E., 1894-1963-
Verne, Jules, 1828-1905. Vingt mille lieues sous les mers.
Walt Disney Pictures
Added Title Twenty thousand leagues under the sea
Note Title on container: Walt Disney presents 20,000 leagues under the sea
ISBN 0788838083
Standard No. 786936192476
Music No. 27327 Walt Disney Home Entertainment

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