20,000 LEAGUES UNDER THE SEA

Label: Disney/Intrada D001415702
Date: 1954
Time: 1:18:23
Tracks: 26
Wow! World premiere release of epic soundtrack by Paul J. Smith for legendary Oscar-winning Disney nautical fantasy about Captain Nemo, from Jules Verne novel, directed by Richard Fleischer, starring Kirk Douglas, James Mason. Smith creates sensational symphonic portrait of undersea world, captures fantastic submarine adventures including battle with giant squid, all courtesy magnificent orchestral score! Opening fanfare-flourish, rich Nemo theme, low brass-led Nautilus music, furious sea storm material, pulsating New Guinea sequence are just some of many highlights. 78 minutes of excitement via mint condition three-channel elements housed in Disney vaults! Kirk Douglas performance of "A Whale Of A Tale" plus lavish full-color booklet with collection of stills, comments by composer John Debney & Randy Thornton on scoring, restoration efforts all add class to generous production. Entire project supervised by Thornton, point man for ongoing series of classic soundtracks co-branded by Walt Disney & Intrada. Paul J. Smith worked on numerous pictures for Disney, including famed SNOW WHITE AND THE SEVEN DWARFS (1937) plus many Oscar-winning "True Life Adventures". This magnificent presentation of his classic nautical adventure score is a Disney & fantasy film soundtrack collector's dream come true! Paul J. Smith conducts.

Price: $19.99

 
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  • Smith creates sensational symphonic portrait of undersea world, captures fantastic submarine adventures including battle with giant squid, all courtesy magnificent orchestral score! Opening fanfare-flourish, rich Nemo theme, low brass-led Nautilus music, furious sea storm material, pulsating New Guinea sequence are just some of many highlights. 78 minutes of excitement via mint condition three-channel elements housed in Disney vaults! Kirk Douglas performance of "A Whale Of A Tale" plus lavish full-color booklet with collection of stills, comments by composer John Debney & Randy Thornton on scoring, restoration efforts all add class to generous production. Entire project supervised by Thornton, point man for ongoing series of classic soundtracks co-branded by Walt Disney & Intrada. Paul J. Smith worked on numerous pictures for Disney, including famed SNOW WHITE AND THE SEVEN DWARFS (1937) plus many Oscar-winning "True Life Adventures". This magnificent presentation of his classic nautical adventure score is a Disney & fantasy film soundtrack collector's dream come true!
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    01. Main Title (Captain Nemo's Theme) (2:26)
    02. Street Fight (1:04)
    03. Aboard the Abraham Lincoln/
    Hunting the Monster (2:29)
    04. A Whale of a Tale (2:10)
    05. The Monster Attacks (2:21)
    06. Deserted Sub/Burial/Captured (9:14)
    07. Fifty Fathoms/The Island of Crespo (8:45)
    08. Storm at Sea/Nemo Plays (2:26)
    09. Strange Man of the Seas (4:04)
    10. Nemo's Torment (1:00)
    11. Justified Hate (1:29)
    12. Searching Nemo's Cabin (4:02)
    13. Ned's Bottles (0:44)
    14. Ashore at New Guinea (2:55)
    15. Native Drums/Back to the Nautilus (3:50)

    16. Submerge (1:45)
    17. The Giant Squid (6:54)
    18. Ambush at Vulcania (4:47)
    19. Nemo Wounded (2:44)
    20. Escape from Vulcania (3:43)
    21. Finale / Deep Is the Mighty Ocean (0:52)

    BONUS TRACKS
    22. A Whale of a Tale (Single) (2:07) - Kirk Douglas
    23. And the Moon Grew Brighter and Brighter (Single B Side) (2:32)
    - Kirk Douglas
    24. A Whale of a Tale (2:22) - Bill Kanady
    25. A Whale of a Tale (2:00) - The Wellingtons
    26. A Whale of a Tale (Reprise) (0:12) - Kirk Douglas