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Gorgo

Overview

Gorgo is an attempt to make a Japanese-style "giant reptile" flick in an English setting. The story begins when underwater volcanic activity in the Irish Sea brings forth a 65-foot monster called Gorgo. Enterprising Joe Bill Travers and Sam William Sylvester capture the beast and transport it to London, where Gorgo is put on display as a seaside carnival attraction. This proves to be a major mistake when Gorgo's even larger mother lumbers to the surface in search of her cute li'l baby. In short order, London is ...
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Overview

Gorgo is an attempt to make a Japanese-style "giant reptile" flick in an English setting. The story begins when underwater volcanic activity in the Irish Sea brings forth a 65-foot monster called Gorgo. Enterprising Joe Bill Travers and Sam William Sylvester capture the beast and transport it to London, where Gorgo is put on display as a seaside carnival attraction. This proves to be a major mistake when Gorgo's even larger mother lumbers to the surface in search of her cute li'l baby. In short order, London is trampled and trashed.
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Special Features

"Ninth Wonder of the World: The Making of Gorgo" ; ; A New Documentary by Daniel Griffth/Gorgo - Gorgo The Monster From The Sea! Video Comic; Extensive Lobby Card & Poster Gallery; Photo Gallery; Gorgo Toys & Collectibles Gallery; Production Notes; Original Theatrical Trailer; Pressbook Gallery; Star Cine Cosmos - French-Language "Fumetto" (Comic Book)/Restoration Video - Before & After; Optional Music & Effects Track
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 3/19/2013
  • UPC: 089859870729
  • Original Release: 1961
  • Rating:

  • Source: Vci Video
  • Region Code: 0
  • Presentation: Special Edition / Wide Screen / Enhanced / Subtitled
  • Sound: Dolby AC-3 Surround Sound
  • Time: 1:17:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 15,469

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Bill Travers Joe Ryan
William Sylvester Sam Slade
Vincent Winter Sean
Christopher Rhodes McCartin
Joseph O'Conor Prof. Hendricks
Bruce Seton Prof. Flaherty
Martin Benson Dorkin
Basil Dignam Admiral
Barry Keegan Mate
Dervis Ward Bosun
Tom Duggan Naval Officer
Howard Lang Colonel
Muir Mathieson Conductor
Technical Credits
Eugène Lourié Director, Original Story
Roy Ashton Makeup
Eric Boyd-Perkins Editor
Peter Brace Stunts
Wilfred Eades Producer
Harry Haynes Costumes/Costume Designer
Tom Howard Special Effects
Daniel Hyatt Original Story, Screenwriter
Herman King Producer
Maurice King Executive Producer
Frank King Executive Producer
Angelo Francesco Lavagnino Score Composer
James Leicester Associate Producer
John R. Loring Screenwriter
Joe Marks Asst. Director
Jack Mills Camera Operator
Peter Perkins Stunts
Bernard Robinson Production Designer
Elliot Scott Art Director
Freddie Young Cinematographer
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Gorgo
1. Volcano! [6:31]
2. The Island [5:33]
3. Gorgo! [6:46]
4. The Hunt [6:38]
5. Captured [6:00]
6. London [7:14]
7. Dorkin's Circus [5:40]
8. Sea Attack [6:02]
9. Mama Arrives [6:20]
10. Military Strike [6:18]
11. Hysteria [6:38]
12. Return To The Sea [6:59]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- Gorgo
   Play Film
   Select Scenes
   Sound Set-Up
      English Audio
      French Audio
      Music And Effects
      English Subtitles: On
      English Subtitles: Off
   Giant Extras
      Original Theatrical Trailer
      Gorgo The Monster From The Sea Comic
      Lobby Card And Poster Gallery
      Toys And Collectables
      "Ninth Wonder Of The World: The Making Of Gorgo"
      A New Documentary By Daniel Griffith Pressbook Gallery
      Original Production Notes
      Star Ciné Cosmos "Fumetto" Comic
      Photo Gallery
      Before & After Restoration
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