20,000 Leagues Under the Sea 1954

1868: Shipping in the Pacific is being attacked and sunk by an unknown creature of frightening power. The Abraham Lincoln, an armed frigate, is dispatched by the US government to deal with the situation. The 'monster' turns out to be a highly advanced submarine called Nautilus which destroys Abraham incoln easily. Ned Land, a harpooner, Professor Pierre Aronnax, a distinguished authority on undersea life, and Conseil, his assistant, are rescued by the mysterious Captain Nemo, an evil genius who plans to destroy the known world using Nautilus.

Film programs
Books with substantial mentioning of 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea
Tony Thomas
The Great Adventure Films
Secaucus, NJ, 1980

Tony Thomas
The Films of Kirk Douglas
Secaucus, NJ, 1975

Clive Hirschhorn
The Films of James Mason
London, 1975

Chris Steinbrunner and Burt Goldblatt
Cinema of the Fantastic
New York, 1972

20,000 Leagues Under the Sea
United States 1954

Directed by

Robert J. Wilke
Ted De Corsia
J.M. Kerrigan
Percy Helton
Laurie Mitchell
Dayton Lummis
Herb Vigran
Jack Pennick


Running time:127 minutes
Country:United States

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