THE WONDERFUL WORLDS OF RAY HARRYHAUSEN, VOLUME TWO: 1961-1964 - LE
MYSTERIOUS ISLAND (Cy Endfield, 1961)* JASON AND THE ARGONAUTS (Don Chaffey, 1963) FIRST MEN IN THE MOON (Nathan Juran, 1964)* Release date: 13 November 2017 Limited Dual Format Edition (* UK Blu-ray premieres)
These all-time classic adventures, each featuring pioneering special effects by filmmaking legend Ray Harryhausen, are presented here in stunning restorations. Containing a wealth of new and archival extras – including audio commentaries with the great Ray Harryhausen himself, a Jason and the Argonauts commentary with Lord of the Rings director Peter Jackson, new interviews with SFX maestro Hal Hickel and genre-film expert Kim Newman – this ravishing Limited Dual Format Edition Box Set from Indicator is strictly limited to 6,000 units.
INDICATOR LIMITED EDITION SPECIAL FEATURES: • 4K restorations of Jason and the Argonauts and First Men in the Moon from the original camera negatives • 2K restoration of Mysterious Island from the original camera negative • Mono and 5.1 surround sound audio options • Ray Harryhausen audio commentaries • Additional Mysterious Island audio commentary with film historians Randall William Cook, C. Courtney Joyner and Steven C. Smith • Additional Jason and the Argonauts audio commentary with filmmaker Peter Jackson and Randall William Cook • 'Jason and the Argonauts' Original Skeleton Fight Storyboards • Ray Harryhausen on 'Mysterious Island' • Actor Michael Craig on 'Mysterious Island' • Hal Hickel on 'Mysterious Island' (2017): new interview with the special effects maestro • Kim Newman on 'Mysterious Island' (2017): new appreciation by the author and genre-film expert • Islands of Mystery: vintage featurette • Randall William Cook Introduces 'First Men in the Moon' • Tomorrow the Moon: vintage featurette • New and exclusive interviews with crew members, including camera assistant Ray Andrew (Mysterious Island) and production manager Ted Wallis (First Men in the Moon) • Back to Mysterious Island comic-book • Archival documentaries and interviews • Super 8 version of Mysterious Island • Isolated scores: experience the music of Bernard Herrmann (Mysterious Island) and Laurie Johnson (First Men in the Moon) • Original trailers, teasers, TV spots and promotional films • John Landis trailer commentary for First Men in the Moon • Image galleries: extensive promotional and on-set photography, poster art and archive materials • Limited edition exclusive 80-page book with new essays by film experts Kim Newman and Tim Lucas, an in-depth oral history of all three films, and full film credits • UK Blu-ray premieres of Mysterious Island and First Men in the Moon • Limited Dual Format Edition Box Set of 6,000 numbered units
#PHIDFE051 BBFC cert: PG REGION FREE EAN: 5037899071267