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The War of the Worlds (1953) (Special Edition) - Lewis Martin

The War of the Worlds (1953) (Special Edition)

DVD

Released: 5th February 2012
Classification: PG
Region: 4 (Australia & New Zealand)
RRP $6.95
$6.50

Laden with Academy Award winning special effects, this chilling adaptation of H.G. Wells frightening novel detailing a Martian invasion delivers fiery thrills, laser-hot action and unrelenting, edge-of-your-seat suspense. Gene Barry and Ann Robinson are among the humans intrigued when a meteor-like object crashes to Earthbut its occupants are definitely not friendly. The assault on Earth is underway and the Martian machines hovering swan shaped vehicles of destruction are both beautiful and terrifying as they cut a relentless path of annihilation. Produced by George pal and directed by Byron Haskin, The War of the Worlds is widely regarded as one of the greatest sci-fi films of all time and received three Oscar nominations.

Commentary by actors Ann Robinson and Gene Barry
Commentary by film director Joe Dante, film historian Bob Burns and Bill warren, author of Keeping Watching the Skies
The Sky is Falling: The making of the War of the Worlds
H.G. Wells: The Father of Science Fiction
Original theatrical trailer
The Mercury Theatre on the Air presents The War of the Worlds radio broadcast

Audio: Dolby Digital Surround
Barcode: 9317206036254
Classification: PG (Mild violence)
Encoding: PAL
Format: DVD
Language: English , Italian , French , Spanish , German
Number of Discs: 1
Region: 4 (Australia & New Zealand)
Released: 5th February 2012
Running Time: 82.0 mins
Subtitles: English, Polish, English Captions, Turkish, French, Spanish, German, Portuguese, Dutch, Danish, Finnish, Norwegian, Swedish, Arabic, Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Greek, Romanian, Serbian, Slovenian