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View-Master~ 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

View-Master~ 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1954) Professor Arronax, Conseil, and Ned Land approach the monster. “It’s man-made!“, shouts Ned Land as a strange crew appears. “You are my prisoners!“, proclaims Captain Nemo. “Atomic power is the secret of the Nautilus!“ A shell kills one of the submarine’s crew. With …

Terms to Know: Voyages Extraordinaires

Terms to Know: Voyages Extraordinaires http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Voyages_Extraordinaires “The Voyages Extraordinaires (literally Extraordinary Voyages or Extraordinary Journeys) are a sequence of fifty-four novels by the French writer Jules Verne, originally published between 1863 and 1905.[1] According to Verne’s editor Pierre-Jules Hetzel, the goal of the Voyages was “to outline all the geographical, …

Now watching: Mysterious Island -1961

Now watching: Mysterious Island -1961 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mysterious_Island_%281961_film%29 “Mysterious Island (UK: Jules Verne’s Mysterious Island) is a 1961 film. Based very loosely upon the novel The Mysterious Island (L’Île mystérieuse) by Jules Verne, the film was produced by Charles H. Schneer and directed by Cy Endfield. The motion picture was filmed at …

Book Review: “The Other Log of Phileas Fogg” Philip José Farmer, 1973

Book Review: The Other Log of Phileas Fogg ~ Philip José Farmer, 1973 Not exactly what i expected. I thought that Farmer was going to give us some insight into the inconsistencies in the original “Around the World in Eighty Days”. (Of course it has been argued that some of …

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