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The Lost Continent (1968) Blu-ray: Hammer Films’ cult voyage

Shout Factory is releasing Hammer Films’ bizarre fantasy adventure, The Lost Continent (1968) on Blu-ray. Stars Eric Porter, Suzanna Leigh.

The passengers of an old freighter en route to South America find that their voyage is truly damned! The nightmare begins when Captain Lansen (Eric Porter) attempts to transport illegal explosives and their rusty tramp steamer becomes stranded in the vast floating swamp of the mysterious Sargasso Sea. Under the cover of night, the terrified travelers encounter unspeakable monsters, man-eating seaweed, vicious mutant pirates and stupendously endowed women.

All aboard for this “marvelously absurd, straight-faced anthology of comic-strip plots, dialogue, devices and special effects” (The New York Times)!

Release date: April 28, 2020
Genre: Adventure / Fantasy

Disc and film details

  • Director: Michael Carreras, Leslie Norman (uncredited)
  • Cast: Eric Porter, Hildegard Knef, Suzanna Leigh
  • Country: UK
  • Production Year: 1968
  • Discs: 1 Blu-ray Disc
  • Region: A
  • Run Time: 89 minutes
  • Formats: Color / 1.85:1
  • Audio: English
  • Subtitle: English
  • Studio: Shout Factory

Special features

  • NEW 2K Scan Of The Original Film Elements From The 20th Century-Fox Vault – Theatrical Cut
  • NEW 2K Scan Of The Original Film Elements From The 20th Century-Fox Vault (With Standard Definition Inserts) – Extended Cut
  • NEW Audio Commentary With Film Historian/Editor/Publisher Richard Klemensen
  • NEW The Men Who Made Hammer: Michael Carreras
  • NEW Uncharted Seas: Kim Newman On The Lost Continent
  • NEW A Conversation With Dana Gillespie
  • NEW An Interview With Actor Norman Eshley
  • NEW An Interview With Special Effects Artist John Richardson
  • NEW An Interview With Music Arranger Howard Blake
  • World Of Hammer Episode “LANDS BEFORE TIME”
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • TV Spots

The Lost Continent (1968) trailer

Notice: The picture quality of these videos do not reflect the picture quality of the Blu-ray or DVD in this package.

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