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It came from beneath the sea / Columbia Pictures Corporation ; screen play by George Worthing Yates and Hal Smith ; produced by Charles H. Schneer ; directed by Robert Gordon.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Hamilton North PL - Cicero Main Branch DVD.c IT CAME FROM BENEATH THE SEA (Text) 78294000227345 DVD Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1424885302
  • ISBN: 9781424885305
  • Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (approximately 79 min.) : sound, color or black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Culver City, Calif. : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2007]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally released as a motion picture in 1955.
Special features: Audio commentary with Ray Harryhausen, visual effects artists Randall William Cook and John Bruno, and Arnold Kunart ; Remembering "It came from beneath the sea" ; Tim Burton sits down with Ray Harryhausen ; David Schecter on film music's unsung hero ; A present-day look at stop-motion ; Digital sneak peek of "It came from beneath the sea...again!" comic book ; Video photo galleries ; Original ad artwork.
Formatted Contents Note:
Disc one: Feature available in original b&w or color (ChromaChoice to toggle between b&w and color) -- Disc two: Special features.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Technical effects created by Ray Harryhausen ; director of photography, Henry Freulich ; music, Mischa Bakaleinikoff.
Participant or Performer Note:
Kenneth Tobey, Faith Domergue, Donald Curtis, Ian Keith.
Summary, etc.:
A giant radioactive octopus makes the deadly mistake of attacking Navy Captain Pete Mathews' submarine, prompting the bold commander to pursue the monstrous beast across the Pacific Ocean before it attacks anyone else. But as the military races to develop a special torpedo that will penetrate the mutated octopus' brain and destroy it, the eight-armed monstrosity suddenly discovers how to survive on land, wreaking havoc first on the Golden Gate Bridge and then in the Embarcadero, sending the terrified citizens of San Francisco running for their lives.
Target Audience Note:
Not rated.
System Details Note:
DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby digital 5.1 surround, Dolby digital mono., remastered in High Definition.
Language Note:
In English, dubbed Spanish or dubbed Portuguese with optional English, French, Spanish or Portuguese subtitles; closed-captioned.
Subject: United States. Navy > Officers > Drama.
Octopuses > Drama.
Sea monsters > Drama.
Submarines (Ships) > Drama.
Atomic bomb > Physiological effect > Drama.
San Francisco (Calif.) > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Science fiction films.
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Suspense films.

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