Mysterious Island [DVD]  [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC]
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Loosly adapted from Jules Vernes Book, this picture offers one hour and a half of fantasy and entertainment that will appeal to everyone that's young at heart.
With a classic Bernard Herman score, great color photography and sequences like the one of the giant Crab this is truly a classic 60ths adventure film!
During the American Civil War, Union Captain Cyrus Harding (Michael Craig) is being held prisoner in a Confederate prison camp along with young Herbert Brown (Michael Callan), cynical "New York Herald" reporter Gideon Spillett (Gary Merrill), and a former slave named Corporal Neb Nugent (Dan Jackson). During a massive hurricane the group escape by stealing an observation balloon and sailing over the palisade, taking with them a Confederate soldier, Sergeant Pencroft (Percy Herbert). The storm is so fierce that it blows them to an uncharted (and dare I say, mysterious) island somewhere in the Atlantic Ocean, where the balloon crashes.
Harding is pulled from the water by unseen figure and the group decides to put the war behind them and work together to survive (I was going to say this is sort of like "Survivor," after the merger, which Nemo playing the Jeff Probst role, but clearly the more relevant television analogy today would be to "Lost").Read more ›
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A golden oldie movie from my childhood past, and enjoyed watching it as I did the first time.Published 4 months ago by giandougl
This is an entertaining film we enjoyed it very much and good quality viewing.Published 8 months ago by Johnboy