20th Century Fox Home Entertainment has officially announced the addition of the sci-fi adventure film Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea to their upcoming slate of Blu-ray releases. The film was directed by Irwin Allen, who wrote the screenplay along with Charles Bennett. The adventure classic starred Walter Pidgeon, Joan Fontaine, Barbara Eden, Peter Lorre, Robert Sterling, and Frankie Avalon. Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea is currently available for pre-order online and will be available in stores everywhere beginning on October 8th.
In the 1961 film, a routine scientific expedition to the North Pole turns into a race to save all mankind when a radiation belt in space causes a fiery inferno on Earth. Admiral Nelson (Pidgeon) and the crew of the atomic submarine Seaview battle saboteurs, giant sea-creatures and attacks by enemy submarines as they race to prevent global catastrophe. Renowned disaster film producer, Irwin Allen, produces and directs an all-star cast. The stunning visual effects and breathtaking underwater photography make this one of the most respected sci-fi adventure classics of all time.
The Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea Blu-ray will include several special features, including:
- Commentary by Author Tim Colliver
- Science Fiction: Fantasy to Reality Documentary
- Interview with Barbara Eden
- Isolated Score Track
- Original Theatrical Trailer