Ray Harryhausen: Special Edition Collection – DVD

Original price was: AUD$89.95.Current price is: AUD$69.95.

In stock

Number of Discs




Release Date

3 January 2024

Runtime (in minutes)


Product Code VVE3826

The stop-motion animation by legendary special effects maestro Ray Harryhausen comprised some of the most visually stunning effects in film history

It Came From Beneath The Sea

A giant octopus, whose feeding habits have been affected by radiation from H-Bomb tests, rises from the Mindanao Deep to terrorize the California Coast.

Special Features:

  • Audio commentary by Ray Harryhausen, Arnold Kunert, animation expert Randy Cook and visual effects expert John Bruno
  • Remembering It Came From Beneath The Sea – featurette
  • Tim Burton Sits Down With Ray Harryhausen – featurette
  • David Schecter on Film Music’s Unsung Hero – featurette

Earth Vs. The Flying Saucers

Test space rockets exploding at liftoff and increased reporting of UFO sightings culminate in a direct attempt by alien survivors of a dead, extra-galactic civilization to invade Earth from impervious flying saucers, using ray-weapons of mass destruction.

Special Features:

  • Audio commentary by Ray Harryhausen, Arnold Kunert and visual effects experts Jeffrey Okun and Ken Ralston
  • Remembering Earth Vs. The Flying Saucers – featurette
  • The Holylwood Blacklist and Bernard Gordon – featurette
  • Original Screenplay Credits
  • Interview with Joan Taylor
  • The Colorization Process – featurette

The 7th Voyage Of Sinbad

When a princess is shrunken by an evil wizard, Sinbad must undertake a quest to an island of monsters to cure her and prevent a war.

Special Features:

  • Audio commentary by Ray Harryhausen, visual effects experts Phil Tippet and Randall William Cook, author Steven Smith and Arnold Kuner
  • Remembering The 7th Voyage of Sinbad – featurette
  • The Harryhausen Legacy – featurette
  • The Music of Bernard Hermann
  • Interview with Ray Harryhausen by John Landis
  • Stills gallery
  • Sinbad May Have Been Bad, But He’s Been Good to Me – Music Video
  • A Look Behind The Voyage – vintage featurette
  • This is Dynamation! – vintage featurette

The 3 Worlds Of Gulliver

Doctor Gulliver is poor, so nothing – not even his charming fiancée Elisabeth – keeps him in the town he lives. He signs on to a ship to India, but in a storm he’s washed off the ship and ends up on an island, which is inhibitated by very tiny people. After he managed to convince them he’s harmless and is accepted as one of their citizens, their king wants to use him in war against a people of giants. Compared to them, even Gulliver is a gnome.

Special Features:

  • Audio commentary by film historians Randall Cook, Courtney Joyner and Stephen C. Smith
  • The Making of The 3 Worlds of Gulliver
  • The Harryhausen Chronicles – featurette
  • This is Dynamation! – featurette
  • Theatrical trailer

Mysterious Island

During the US Civil War, Union POWs escape in a balloon and end up stranded on a South Pacific island, inhabited by giant plants and animals. They must use their ingenuity to survive the dangers, and to devise a way to return home.

Special Feature:

  • Theatrical trailer

Jason And The Argonauts

Jason, a fearless sailor and explorer, returns to his home land of Thessaly after a long voyage to claim his rightful throne. He learns, however, that he must first find the magical Golden Fleece. To do so, he must embark on an epic quest fraught with fantastic monsters and terrible perils.

Special Features:

  • Interview with Ray Harryhausen by John Landis
  • Theatrical trailer

The Golden Voyage Of Sinbad

Sinbad and his crew intercept a homunculus carrying a golden tablet. Koura, the creator of the homunculus and practitioner of evil magic, wants the tablet back and pursues Sinbad. Meanwhile Sinbad meets the Vizier who has another part of the interlocking golden map, and they mount a quest across the seas to solve the riddle of the map.

Special Features:

  • Mysterious Island, The 3 Worlds of Gulliver and Earth Vs The Flying Saucers featurettes
  • Theatrical trailer

Sinbad And The Eye Of The Tiger

Princess Farah refuses to marry Sinbad until Prince Kassim, her brother, is able to give his consent. However, the Prince’s wicked stepmother, Queen Zenobia, has changed Kassim into a baboon in order to have her own son crowned as caliph. Sinbad, his crew, the Princess and the transformed Prince travel to a distant land, fighting every obstacle Zenobia places in their path, to seek the advice of a legendary wise man who can possibly tell how to end the spell.

Special Features:

  • Ray Harryhausen Chronicles – featurette
  • This is Dynamation! – featurette
  • Bonus trailers