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(Cy Endfield, 1961)
Release date: 18 November 2019
Standard Edition Blu-ray

From director Cy Endfield (Zulu) and special effects legend Ray Harryhausen (The 7th Voyage of Sinbad, Jason and the Argonauts), and starring Herbert Lom (A Shot in the Dark) as Captain Nemo, Mysterious Island is an enchanting Jules Verne adaptation, taking audiences from the top of the sky to the bottom of the sea. 


  • 2K restoration from the original negative
  • Original mono audio
  • Alternative 5.1 surround sound track
  • Audio commentary with Ray Harryhausen and film historian Tony Dalton
  • Audio commentary with film experts Randall William Cook, C Courtney Joyner and Steven C Smith
  • Introduction by Ray Harryhausen (2002, 1 min)
  • Ray Harryhausen on ‘Mysterious Island’ (2002, 9 mins)
  • Michael Craig on ‘Mysterious Island’ (2017, 4 mins): the actor shares his memories of working on the film
  • Ray Andrew on ‘Mysterious Island’ (2017, 3 mins): the original clapper loader recalls his time working with Harryhausen
  • Kim Newman on ‘Mysterious Island’ (2017, 21 mins): a new appreciation by the author and genre-film expert
  • Mysterious Magic (2017, 10 mins): renowned visual effects animator Hal Hickel discusses the influence of Harryhausen
  • Islands of Mystery (1964, 6 mins): vintage documentary exploring the film and its connections to the history of real islands
  • Super 8 version (19 mins): original cut-down home cinema presentation
  • Isolated score: experience Bernard Herrmann’s original soundtrack music
  • Back to Mysterious Island: pages from the comic book inspired by the film
  • Original trailers and TV spots
  • Image gallery: an extensive collection of promotional stills, lobby cards and poster designs
  • New and improved English subtitles for the deaf and hard of-hearing

BBFC cert: U
EAN: 5060697920420