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Master of the World [DVD] [1961] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC]


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  • Actors: Vincent Price, Henry Hull, Charles Bronson
  • Format: Colour, DVD-Video, Widescreen, NTSC
  • Language: English
  • Subtitles: English
  • Region: Region 1 (US and Canada DVD formats.)
  • Aspect Ratio: 16:9 - 1.77:1
  • Number of discs: 1
  • Classification: NR (Not Rated) (US MPAA rating. See details.)
  • Studio: MGM Mod
  • DVD Release Date: 23 Aug. 2011
  • Run Time: 99 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B005E7SFDI
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 88,537 in DVD & Blu-ray (See Top 100 in DVD & Blu-ray)

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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Trevor Willsmer HALL OF FAMETOP 50 REVIEWER on 14 Sept. 2010
Format: DVD
If you can overlook the underfunded special effects, the very obvious sets and the ample stock footage, Master of the World is an enjoyable matinee fantasy adventure adapted by the prolific Richard Matheson from a couple of Jules Verne's less remembered novels that plays out like an airborne version of 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, with Vincent Price's Nemo-esque Robur planning to end all war by destroying all armies and weapons from his giant airship, The Albatross. It obviously doubles as a time machine, since even though it's set towards the end of the 19th century it can be seen flying over Elizabethan London courtesy of stock footage from Olivier's Henry V, the Battle of Trafalgar from That Hamilton Woman via the big battle scene from Korda's The Four Feathers. It's the kind of film where the back-projection, model shots and matte paintings never convince and were probably never intended to, but have enough old-world design charm for it not to really matter, while Les Baxter offers a rather seductive score that's above and beyond the call of duty for this kind of film, though his end title song didn't make the final cut ("If he rules just one heart a man is a king/It seems as though his soul has taken wing/And like the stars that fly on high above the Earth/A man is Master of the World/When he is loved!").Read more ›
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By FrankM on 22 Aug. 2014
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Other reviewers have summed up the film very well, I would just add that the 101 Films release is a nice quality anamorphic widescreen print.
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Best print I have seen, The only thing missing is the trailer which can be found on youtube. Beware other releases, I mistakenly purchased a print that was merely a bad transfer of the old NTSC VHS version that was released by MGM some years ago, they even went so far as to make the release look legitimate by reformatting the cover from the tape box.
Anyway, this is a terrific wide screen version. The colours are crisp and clear and the costumes and sets look amazing.
Good lead role for Charles Bronson who had previously co-starred with Vincent in House Of Wax. Vincent himself does a commendable job of a man trying to make a difference to the world and you actually feel sorry for him at the end.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By M CLEMINSON on 17 Sept. 2014
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By Lee G. on 1 Mar. 2015
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it was better than brilliant thanks ever so much
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