First Men in the Moon (Region Free)

Type: New Blu-Ray

Director Nathan Juran and special effects titan Ray Harryhausen reunited for the third time – following 20 Million Miles to Earth and The 7th Voyage of Sinbad – and teamed up with Nigel Kneale (The Quatermass Experiment) to take on the work of science-fiction icon H G Wells… and take viewers to the seven wonders of the moon world!


4K restoration from the original negative

Original mono audio

Original 4-channel mix

Alternative 5.1 surround sound track

Audio commentary with Ray Harryhausen and Randall William Cook, moderated by film historian Tony Dalton

Randall William Cook Introduction (2012, 5 mins)

Terry Schubert on ‘First Men in the Moon’ (2017, 5 mins): the special effects assistant remembers working with Ray Harryhausen

Original Men in the Moon (2017, 17 mins): production manager Ted Wallis and clapper loader Ray Andrew talk about their experiences of working with the cast and crew of First Men in the Moon

The Ripple Effect (2017, 4 mins): a candid interview with title designer Sam Suliman

Tomorrow the Moon (1964, 5 mins): vintage documentary, containing fascinating on-set footage, which explores space travel and the making of the film

Isolated score: experience Laurie Johnson’s original soundtrack music

Teaser trailer

Theatrical trailer

John Landis trailer commentary (2013, 4 mins): a short critical appreciation

Image gallery: a selection of promotional stills, lobby cards and poster designs

New and improved English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing