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tw| 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea
ID:
1954
Comments:
Director: Michael Anderson
Screenplay: Jules Verne, Joe Wiesenfeld
Producer: John Davis, Robert Halmi Sr., Joe Wiesenfeld
Cast: Kirk Douglas, James Mason, Paul Lukas, Peter Lorre, Robert J. Wilke
Genre: Action & Adventure

Running Time: 122
Aspect Ratio:  2.55:1 (NTSC Anamorphic Widescreen)
Sound: Dolby Digital 5.1
Subtitles: English
Features: DISC ONE:
Remastered version of the film
Audio commentary with director Richard Fleischer & film historian Rudy Behlmer
Animated short: "Grand Canyonscope"
DISC TWO:
"The Making Of '20,000 Leagues Under The Sea'"
Jules Verne & Walt Disney: Explorers of the Imagination
The Humboldt Squid: A Real Sea Monster
Lost Treasures: The Sunset Squid Sequence
1954 Disney Studio Album
Production Gallery
The Musical Legacy of Paul Smith
Touring The Nautilus
Storyboard-to-Scene Comparison
Monsters Of The Deep
Unused Animation
Biographies: Kirk Douglas, Peter Lorre, James Mason, Paul Lucas, Richard Fleischer
Advertising: Lobby Cards, Posters and Merchandise
Documents: Production Documents & Harper Goff Letter
Screenplay Excerpt: Nemo's Death
Movie Merchandise
Trims
Theatrical Trailer
Production Gallery
Widescreen anamorphic format
of discs: 2
Studio:  Walt Disney Home Video DVD Region:  1 G
DVD Release:  May 2003 Discs:  1 (DVD) [$19.99]
Purchase: 
Reviews:  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.


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