Mysterious Island (Region Free)

Type: New Blu-Ray

(Cy Endfield, 1961)

Release date: 18 November 2019

Standard Edition Blu-ray

From director Cy Endfield (Zulu) and special effects legend Ray Harryhausen (The 7th Voyage of Sinbad, Jason and the Argonauts), and starring Herbert Lom (A Shot in the Dark) as Captain Nemo, Mysterious Island is an enchanting Jules Verne adaptation, taking audiences from the top of the sky to the bottom of the sea.


2K restoration from the original negative

Original mono audio

Alternative 5.1 surround sound track

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

Super 8 version (19 mins): original cut-down home cinema presentation

Isolated score: experience Bernard Herrmann’s original soundtrack music

Back to Mysterious Island: pages from the comic book inspired by the film

Original trailers and TV spots

Image gallery: an extensive collection of promotional stills, lobby cards and poster designs

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