Call number: DVD-5534


ZEMAN, Karel
Vynález zkázy [Invention for Destruction] [Les Aventures Fantastiques] [The Fantastic Adventures] [The Fabulous World of Jules Verne]

Krátky Film, Praha, Studio loutkových filmů Gottwaldov, 1958
Screenplay: Karel Zeman, František Hrubín, from the book by Jules Verne
Photography: Jiří Tarantík
Production design: František Mádl
Music: Zdeněk Liška

Simon Hart		Lubor Tokoš
Profesor Roch	        Arnošt Navrátil
Artigas		        Miloslav Holub
Pirate Captain	        František Šlégr
Engineer Serke	        Václav Kyzlink
Jana			Jana Zatloukalová	
82 minutes
In Czech with optional English subtitles

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ZEMAN, Karel
Inspirace [Inspiration]

Československý státní film, Krátký Film Zlín, 1948
Theme and script: Karel Zeman
Photography: Antonín Horák
Puppets: Karel Zeman, Arnošt Kupčik
Music: Zdeněk Liška

11 minutes 30 seconds
No dialogue

AND

ZEMAN, Karel
Král Lávra [King Lávra]

Československý státní film, Loutkový Film Gottwaldov, 1950
Script: Karel Zeman, Bohumil Brejcha, from the short story by Karel Havlíček Borovsky
Photography: Antonín Horák
Puppets: Arnošt Kupčik, Karel Zeman, F. Krčmář
Music: Zdeněk Liška

29 minutes 37 seconds
No dialogue

Blu-ray disc
Region code A, B, C
Aspect ratio 1.66:1
Languages Optional English subtitles
Features Presented from a brand new 4K restoration of the film from original materials.
The Fabulous World of Jules Verne, the alternative full-length English-dubbed version of the feature film
Zeman - Inspirace (Inspiration, 1948, for details see above)
Zeman - Král Lávra (King Lavra, 1950, for details see above)
A new appreciation by filmmaker and animator John Stevenson, August 2018, 16 minutes 17 seconds
'Why Zeman Made the Film', 3 minutes 33 seconds, in Czech with English subtitles
'Zeman's Special Effects Techniques', 3 minutes, 20 seconds, no dialogue
'Restoring the World of Fantasy', 3 minutes 32 seconds, in English
'About the Restoration', 2 minutes 49 seconds, in Czech with English subtitles
Museum Karel Zeman promo, 1 minute 13 seconds
Trailer
12-page booklet featuring new writing on the film by James Oliver
New and improved English subtitle translation.
Source Second Run BD017

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