Mysterious Island Blu-ray

Mysterious Island Blu-ray


Blu-ray restoration of the original negative of the Jules Verne adaptation, classic adventure film Mysterious Island, directed by Cy Enfield, 1961 featuring the special effects of Ray Harryhausen.

This standard edition is region free and contains these and more special features:

  • Audio commentary with Ray Harryhausen and film historian Tony Dalton
  • Audio commentary with film experts Randall William Cook, C Courtney Joyner and Steven C Smith
  • Introduction by Ray Harryhausen (2002, 1 min)
  • Ray Harryhausen on ‘Mysterious Island’ (2002, 9 mins)
  • Michael Craig on ‘Mysterious Island’ (2017, 4 mins): the actor shares his memories of working on the film
  • Ray Andrew on ‘Mysterious Island’ (2017, 3 mins): the original clapper loader recalls his time working with Harryhausen
  • Kim Newman on ‘Mysterious Island’ (2017, 21 mins): a new appreciation by the author and genre-film expert
  • Mysterious Magic (2017, 10 mins): renowned visual effects animator Hal Hickel discusses the influence of Harryhausen
  • Islands of Mystery (1964, 6 mins): vintage documentary exploring the film and its connections to the history of real islands

Also includes Back to Mysterious Island: pages from the comic book inspired by the film; original trailers and TV spots. Plus isolated soundtrack, extensive image gallery, improved English subtitles and more extras.

100% of all profits support the National Galleries of Scotland