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The beast from 20,000 fathoms / Warner Bros. Pictures.

The beast from 20,000 fathoms

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  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (80 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Standard.
  • Publisher: Burbank, CA : Warner Bros. Home Entertainment, [2017]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from opening screen.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1953.
Special features: The rhedosaurus and the rollercoaster: making the beast; Harryhausen & Bradbury: an unfathomable friendship; Giant monsters trailer gallery featuring this film, The Black Scorpion, Clash of the Titans, and The Valley of Gwangi.
"This disc is expected to play back in DVD video "play only" devices, and may not play back in other DVD devices, including recorders and PC drives."--Container.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Screenplay, Lou Morheim and Fred Freiberger, suggested by the Saturday Evening Post story by Ray Bradbury ; photography, Jack Russell ; associate producer Bernard W. Burton ; technical effects created by Ray Harryhausen ; music, David Buttolph ; producers, Hal Chester and Jack Dietz ; director, Eugene Lourie.
Participant or Performer Note:
Paul Christian, Paula Raymond, Cecil Kellaway, Kenneth Tobey.
Summary, etc.:
"Near the Arctic Circle, an atomic bomb is detonated. This fearsome experiment disturbs the sleep of a giant rhedosaurus encased in ice for over 100 million years and sends it southward on a destructive deadly rampage!"--Container.
Target Audience Note:
Not rated.
System Details Note:
DVD; standard 4x3, 1.37:1, Dolby audio, mono.
Language Note:
Spoken languages: English and Français ; English, Français or Español subtitles. Bonus material/trailer may not be subtitled.
Subject: Atomic bomb > Testing > Drama.
Monsters > Drama.
Bradbury, Ray, 1920-2012. Short stories. Selections > Adaptations.
Genre: Science fiction films.
Monster films.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Film adaptations.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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