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The Resource 20,000 leagues under the sea, Walt Disney Pictures ; producer, Walt Disney ; writer, Earl Felton ; director, Richard Fleischer, (videorecording)

20,000 leagues under the sea, Walt Disney Pictures ; producer, Walt Disney ; writer, Earl Felton ; director, Richard Fleischer, (videorecording)

Label
20,000 leagues under the sea
Title
20,000 leagues under the sea
Statement of responsibility
Walt Disney Pictures ; producer, Walt Disney ; writer, Earl Felton ; director, Richard Fleischer
Title variation
  • Twenty thousand leagues under the sea
  • Walt Disney presents 20,000 leagues under the sea
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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 megalomaniacal Captain Nemo, who skippers a lavish, scientifically advanced submarine
Related
Awards note
Academy Awards, USA, 1955: Oscar-Best Art Direction-Set Decoration, Color (John Meehan, Emile Kuri); Best Effects, Special Effects.
Cataloging source
TEF
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Franz Planer ; art director, John Meehan ; editor, Elmo Williams ; costume designer, Norman Martien
Intended audience
MPAA rating: G
Language note
Closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Kirk Douglas, James Mason, Paul Lukas, Peter Lorre, Robert J. Wilke, Ted de Corsia, J.M. Kerrigan
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
20,000 leagues under the sea, Walt Disney Pictures ; producer, Walt Disney ; writer, Earl Felton ; director, Richard Fleischer, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Information from pre-release promotional materials; release date: May 13, 2003
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1954
  • Based on the novel: Vingt 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
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Contents
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
Control code
52008094
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed. ; Widescreen version 2.55:1.
Extent
2 videodiscs (127 min.)
Isbn
9780788838088
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
786936192476
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
27327
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)52008094
System details
DVD, Dolby digital 5.1 surround sound, THX certified, Region 1 encoding, NTSC
Video recording format
DVD
Label
20,000 leagues under the sea, Walt Disney Pictures ; producer, Walt Disney ; writer, Earl Felton ; director, Richard Fleischer, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Information from pre-release promotional materials; release date: May 13, 2003
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1954
  • Based on the novel: Vingt 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
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Contents
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
Control code
52008094
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed. ; Widescreen version 2.55:1.
Extent
2 videodiscs (127 min.)
Isbn
9780788838088
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
786936192476
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
27327
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)52008094
System details
DVD, Dolby digital 5.1 surround sound, THX certified, Region 1 encoding, NTSC
Video recording format
DVD

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