Thursday, 20 July 2017

EARLY RAY HARRYHAUSEN FILMS GET LIMITED EDITION RELEASE


Following on from their recent release of the SINBAD TRILOGY, Powerhouse Films are set to release even more of the film making legends films.

Coming in September in a REGION FREE Dual Format release is:

THE WONDERFUL WORLDS OF RAY HARRYHAUSEN, VOLUME ONE: 1955-1960


The boxset contains the following films:

IT CAME FROM BENEATH THE SEA (Robert Gordon, 1955)

20 MILLION MILES TO EARTH (Nathan Juran, 1957)

THE 3 WORLDS OF GULLIVER (Jack Sher, 1960)

Limited Dual Format Edition (UK Blu-ray premieres)

These spectacular films, each featuring pioneering special effects by filmmaking legend Ray Harryhausen, are presented on Blu-ray for the very first time in the UK. Containing a wealth of new and archival extras – including exclusive new interviews with director Joe Dante, SFX maestro Dennis Muren, and Aardman Animation co-founders David Sproxton and Peter Lord – this stunning Limited Dual Format Edition Box Set is strictly limited to 6,000 units.

INDICATOR LIMITED EDITION SPECIAL FEATURES:

• HD restorations of It Came from Beneath the Sea and 20 Million Miles to Earth
• 4K restoration from the original camera negative of The 3 Worlds of Gulliver
• Original black and white and alternative, authorised colourised versions of It Came from Beneath the Sea and 20 Million Miles to Earth
• Mono and 5.1 surround sound audio options
• It Came from Beneath the Sea and 20 Million Miles to Earth audio commentaries with Ray Harryhausen
• New interview with filmmaker Joe Dante
• New interview with SFX maestro Dennis Muren
• New interviews with Aardman Animation's David Sproxton, Peter Lord and Dave Alex Riddett
• Archival documentaries, interviews and featurettes
• Original trailers and promotional films
• Isolated score on The 3 Worlds of Gulliver by Bernard Herrmann
• Promotional and on-set photography, poster art and archive materials
• Box set exclusive 80-page book with new essays, and film credits
• UK premieres on Blu-ray
• Limited edition box set of 6,000 copies
...AND MORE!

The set will be released 18th September 2017 but you can pre-order the set via Powerhouse Films website by clicking HERE. Be aware that payment will be taken immediately and the item will ship just before the release date.

Alternatively you can pre-order it on Amazon via the link below.




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