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The Fabulous World of Jules Verne (1958)
"Vynález zkázy" (original title)

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An evil millionaire named Artigas plans to use a super-explosive device to conquer the world from his headquarters inside an enormous volcano.

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Complete credited cast:
Lubor Tokos ...
Simon Hart
Arnost Navrátil ...
Profesor Roch
Miroslav Holub ...
Artigas (as Miloslav Holub)
Frantisek Slégr ...
Kapitán pirátu
Václav Kyzlink ...
Ing. Serke
Jana Zatloukalová ...
Jana
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An evil millionaire named Artigas plans to use a super-explosive device to conquer the world from his headquarters inside an enormous volcano.

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The most fabulous adventures on, over, or under the earth! See more »


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August 1958 (Czechoslovakia)  »

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The close up shot of the big cannons on the cruiser that is sent to search the count's ship was inspired by a similar shot of the battleship Potemkin in Eisestein's 1927 silent masterpiece. See more »

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This movie is obviously set in the late 19th century - the 1890s. The steamship Savannah in the opening of the film crossed the Atlantic in 1819 - a good 70 years before the story takes place. See more »

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Referenced in Invention of Beauty (1994) See more »

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A Wonderful Film
9 July 2003 | by (Los Angeles, California) – See all my reviews

This is one film that I wish they would start showing on television again. When I was a child, I really was knocked out by the special effects. I'm a sucker for any film that combines live action with animation and this film is no exception. What really made me take notice was how the sets reminded me of the pages of a book and how the characters were almost like the illustrations come to life. This is definitely a lost classic and I hope one day that it will be shown on television once again.


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