Walt Disney's fun, live-action adaptation of Jules Verne's classic science-fiction story features some of the best special effects produced in the 1950s. Captain Nemo, the commander of a futuristic submarine called the Nautilus, rescues the survivors of a shipwreck and takes them on an incredible journey far below the ocean's surface. They encounter numerous wonders of the sea, including an enormous squid which attacks the ship in the film's most unforgettable sequence. Academy Awards: Best Special Effects, Best Art/Set Direction.
2-Disc Set Region 1 Anamorphic Widescreen - 2.55 Letterbox - 2.55 Audio: Dolby Digital 5.1 - English THX Certified Audio Additional Release Material: Behind the Scenes Shorts: "Grand Canyonscope" Additional Audio Material: Captain Nemo's Organ Music Comparisons: Film-to-Storyboard Comparison Audio Commentary: Richard Fleischer - Director, Rudy Behlmer - Historian Trailers: 1. Original Theatrical Trailer 2. Radio Spots Making Of: 1. Peter Lorre's ADR Tracks 2. THE MAKING OF 20,000 LEAGUES UNDER THE SEA Featurette: 1. The Humboltsquid: Real Sea Monster! 2. The Musical Legacy of Paul Smith 3. Touring The Nautilus 4. Lost Treasure: The Sunset Squid Sequence 5. Monsters of The Deep Interactive Features: Scene Access Interactive Menus Text/Photo Galleries: Production Art Movie Merchandise Script Excerpt
Winner, 1954 Academy Awards: Best Art Direction - Set Decoration (Color)