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  • 3 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Criterion collection ; 586.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
LaGrange Co PL - LaGrange Main Library DVD HORROR (Text) 30477100742034 Main Floor: DVD Available -
LaGrange Co PL - Topeka Branch DVD HORROR (Text) 30477100742141 Adult: DVD Available -
New Castle-Henry County PL - New Castle DVD HORROR ISLA (Text) 39231032383271 Audiovisual Collection Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781604654943
  • ISBN: 1604654945
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (70 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Full screen.
  • Publisher: [New York] : Criterion Collection, 2011.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Adapted from H.G. Well's novel "The island of Dr. Moreau".
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1932.
Special features: audio commentary by film historian Gregory Mank ; new video conversation among filmmaker John Landis, makeup artist Rick Baker and genre exper Bob Burns ; new interviews with horror film historian David J. Skal and filmmaker Richard Stanley; new interviews with Devo founding members Gerald Casale and Mark Mothersbaugh ; stills gallery ; trailer.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Photography, Karl Struss.
Participant or Performer Note:
Charles Laughton, Richard Arlen, Bela Lugosi, Leila Hyams, The Panther Woman (Kathleen Burke), George Irving, Arthur Hohl, Tetsu Komai.
Summary, etc.:
Charles Laughton plays a mad doctor conducting ghastly genetic experiments on a remote island in the South Seas, much to the fear and disgust of the shipwrecked sailor who finds himself trapped there.
Target Audience Note:
Rating: Not rated.
System Details Note:
DVD, region 1; NTSC; high definition digital restoration; full screen presentation (1.33:1) aspect ratio; PCM mono.
Language Note:
In English with optional subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Subject: Animal experimentation > Drama.
Monsters > Drama.
Shipwreck survival > Drama.
Scientists > Drama.
Genre: Science fiction films.
Mad scientist films.
Horror films.
Film adaptations.
Fiction films.
Feature films.

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