The Sea Around Us

The Sea Around Us

Don Forbes
Director: Irwin Allen Cast: Don Forbes
Don Forbes
, Theodore Von Eltz
Theodore Von Eltz
Irwin Allen

DVD (Full Frame)

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Overview

Based on the best-selling book by Rachel Carson, The Sea Around Us is a superior underwater documentary. Produced by future "master of disaster" Irwin Allen, the film offers footage culled from several marine expeditions all over the world. The film's basic thesis: That mankind may someday face extinction when the polar ice caps melt and the Earth is covered with water. Most audiences weren't interested in the film's speculative passages: they had eyes only for such exciting vignettes as a fight between a shark and an octopus. Radio veterans Don Forbes and Theodore Von Eltz narrate. Gorgeously filmed in color, The Sea Around Us won the 1952 "Best Documentary Feature" Academy Award.


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Product Details

Release Date: 09/07/2010
UPC: 0883316276556
Original Release: 1952
Rating: NR
Source: Warner Archives
Presentation: [Full Frame]
Time: 1:01:00
Sales rank: 53,609

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Don Forbes Narrator
Theodore Von Eltz Narrator

Technical Credits
Irwin Allen Director

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