Island of lost souls [videorecording] / director, Erle C. Kenton.
Other Titles: Island of Doctor Moreau.
Publisher: [United States] : The Criterion Collection, 2011.
Description: 1 videodisc (70 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in. + booklet.
Subject: Animal experimentation Drama.
Shipwreck survival Drama.
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Performers: Charles Laughton, Richard Arlen, Bela Lugosi, George Irving, Leila Hyams.
Target Audience: Rating: Not rated.
Notes: Subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Title from web page.
Adapted from H.G. Well's novel "The island of Dr. Moreau".
Originally produced in 1932.
Release date: Oct. 25, 2011.
Special features: audio commentary by film historian Gregory Mank ; new video conversation among filmmaker John Landis and more ; new interviews with horror film historian David J. Skal ; new interviews with Devo founding members Gerald Casale and Mark Mothersbaugh ; trailer.
Summary: Laughton is a mad doctor conducting ghastly genetic experiments on a remote island in the South Seas, much to the fear and disgust of the shipwrecked sailor who finds himself trapped there.