Mysterious Island Movie Review 1961

Information and Film Reviews for Mysterious Island the Movie

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Exhilirating sci-fi classic adapted from Jules Verne's novel about escaping Civil War soldiers who go up in Verne balloon and come down on a Pacific island populated by giant animals. They also encounter two shipwrecked English ladies, pirates, and Captain Nemo (and his sub). Top-rate special effects by master Ray Harryhausen.


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Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 101 minutes.
Originally from British.

Cast and Crew

Sci Fi, Survival, Civil War, Island Fare, Special FX Wizards: Ray Harryhausen, Lost Worlds, Books to Film: Jules Verne, Submarines, Ballooning, Pacific Islands, Great Escapes, Killer Sea Critters, Killer Bugs and Slugs
John Prebble, Daniel Ullman, Crane Wilbur
Michael Craig, Joan Greenwood, Michael Callan, Gary Merrill, Herbert Lom, Beth Rogan, Percy Herbert, Dan Jackson, Nigel Green
Wilkie Cooper
Cy Endfield
Bernard Herrmann
Ray Harryhausen
Charles H. Schneer

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