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Title Three fantastic journeys by Karel Zeman [(Blu-ray) videorecording] / written and directed by Karel Zeman.

Edition Three-Blu-ray special edition.
Publication Info. [United States] : Criterion Collection , [2020]
Location Call No. Status
 95th Street Adult Blu-ray Foreign Films-NEW  CZECH THREE    DUE 06-23-21
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Description viewing copy 3 videodiscs (84, 81, 83 min.) : black and white, and color ; sound ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 pamphlet (4 unnumbered pages : illustrations ; 25 cm)
Physical Medium 4 3/4 in.
polychrome monochrome rdacc
color black and white
stamping rdapm
Description digital rdatr
optical rdarm
mono rdacpc
LPCM 1.0
Dolby Digital 1.0 Invention for destruction
HDTV rda
video file rdaft
region A rdare
Motion picture
Series The Criterion collection ; 1015
The Criterion collection ; 1016
The Criterion collection ; 1017
Criterion collection.
Criterion collection ; 1016.
Criterion collection ; 1017.
Note Title from container packaging.
Invention for destruction freely adapted from the writings of Jules Verne.
The fabulous Baron Munchausen is based on the works of Gottfried August Bürger, Gustave Doré.
Originally produced as motion pictures in 1955, 1958 and 1962.
Special edition features: U.S-release version of "Journey to the Beginning of Time" from 1960 ; Alternate English-dubbed soundtrack for "Invention for destruction" and the opening sequence of the 1961 U.S.-release version; New programs with animation filmmaker John Stevenson and special-effects artists Phil Tippett and Jim Aupperle discussing Zeman and his complex visual trickery; Four early short films by Zeman -- A Christmas dream (1945), A horseshoe for luck (1946), Inspiration(1949), and King Lavra (1950) ; a 2015 documentary about the director featuring Tim Burton, Terry Gilliam, Ludmila Zeman and others ; Short documentaries produced by the Karel Zeman Museum; Restoration demonstrations and an interview with supervisor James Mockoski ; trailers ; new English subtitle translations ; essay by film critic Michael Atkinson.
Contents Cesta do pravěku = A journey to the beginning of time / Československy státní film, Studio dětského filmu v Gottwaldově uvádí ; námět, Karel Zeman ; scénář, Karel Zeman, J.A. Novotný ; režie, Karel Zeman. -- Vynález zkázy = Invention for destruction / Ústřední půjčovna filmů uvádí film ; scénář, Karel Zeman, František Hrubín ; režisér a výtvarník, Karel Zeman. -- Baron Prášil = The fabulous Baron Munchausen / Ústřední půjčovna filmů uvádí film ; námět a scénát, Karel Zeman ; výroba, Josef Ouzký ; režiser, Karel Zeman.
Credits A journey to the beginning of time: story, Karel Zeman ; screenplay, J. A. Novotný ; camera, Václav Pazderník, Antonín Hoŕak ; music, E. F. Burian ; editor, Zdeněk Stehlík; directed by Karel Zeman.
The fabulous Baron Munchausn: screenplay by Karel Zeman; editor, Věra Kutilová; camera, Jiři Tarantík; music, Zdeněk Liška; directed by Karel Zeman.
Invention for destruction : story, Karel Zeman; screenplay, František Hrubín; camera, Jiři Tarantík; music, Zdeněk Liška; editing, Zdeněk Stehlík ; animations, Arnošt Kupčík, Jindřich Liška, František Krčmář.
Cast A journey to the beginning of time : Petr Herrmann, Vladimír Bejval, Josef Lukáš, Zdeněk Husták; narrator, Bedřich Šetena.
Invention for destruction : Lubor Tokoš, Anrošt Navrátil, František Šlégr, Miloslav Holub, Václav Kyzlink, Jana Zatloukalová.
The fabulous Baron Munchausen : Miloš Kopecký, Jana Brejchová, Rudolf Jelínek, Karel Höger, Jan Werich, Rudolf Hrušínský.
Summary A journey to the beginning of time (1955 ; color): Youngest of four boys one day finds a fossil of trilobite. So his older friend take him on journey through prehistory to see real live trilobites and dinosaurs.
Invention for destruction (1958 ; black and white): An evil millionaire named Artigas plans to use a super-explosive device to conquer the world from his headquarters inside an enormous volcano.
The fabulous Baron Munchausen (1962) : The outrageous Baron Munchausen tells of his many adventures, from meeting the Man in the Moon to defeating a Turkish army all by himself.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details Blu-ray; region A; 1.37:1 full frame ; LPCM 1.0.
Language In Czech with English subtitles.
Subject Münchhausen, Karl Friedrich Hieronymus von, Baron, 1720-1797 -- Drama.
Verne, Jules, 1828-1905 -- Adaptations.
Bürger, Gottfried August, 1747-1794 -- Adaptations.
Doré, Gustave, 1832-1883 -- Adaptations.
Adventure and adventurers -- Drama.
Inventors -- Drama.
Criminals -- Drama.
Dinosaurs -- Drama.
Boys -- Drama.
Genre Fantasy films.
Science fiction films.
Action and adventure films.
Live-action/animation films.
Film adaptations.
Animated films.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Foreign films, Czech.
Czech foreign language materials.
Added Author Zeman, Karel, 1910-1989, film director, screenwriter.
Novotný, J. A., screenwriter.
Hrubín, František, 1910-1971, screenwriter.
Kopecký, Miloš, 1922-1996, actor.
Jelínek, Rudolf, 1935- actor.
Brejchová, Jana, 1940- actor.
Tokoš, Lubor, 1923-2003, actor.
Navrátil, Arnošt, 1926-1984, actor.
Holub, Miroslav, 1915-1999, actor.
Bejval, Vladimír, 1942-2011, actor.
Herrmann, Petr, 1938-2018, actor.
Šetena, Bedřich, 1939-2015, narrator.
Liška, Zdeněk, 1922-1983, composer (expression)
Tarantík, Jiří, 1926-1998, director of photography.
Tippett, Phil, on-screen participant.
Stevenson, John, 1959- on-screen participant.
Burton, Tim, 1958- on-screen participant.
Gilliam, Terry, on-screen participant.
Zeman, Ludmila, on-screen participant.
Atkinson, Michael, 1962- essayist.
Vynález zkázy Motion picture adaptation of (work) : Verne, Jules, 1828-1905. Face au drapeau.
Criterion Collection (Firm), publisher.
Added Title Baron Prášil Motion picture adaptation of (work) : Baron Munchausen's narrative of his marvellous travels.
Container of (work): Cesta do pravěku (Motion picture)
Container of (work): Vynález zkázy (Motion picture)
Container of (expression): Vynález zkázy (Motion picture). English.
Container of (work): Baron Prášil (Motion picture)
In: Snelson (John) Collection (Library of Congress)
ISBN 9781681436890
Standard No. 715515241311
Music No. CC3116BD-1 Criterion collection
CC31176BD-2 Criterion collection
CC31176BD-3 Criterion collection
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