In 1868, rumors of a sea monster attacking ships in the Pacific Ocean prompt Professor Aronnax (Paul Lukas) and his assistant, Conseil (Peter Lorre), to investigate. They are joined by cocky master-harpooner Ned Land (Kirk Douglas) and are captured by the mysterious Captain Nemo (James Mason).
Walt Disney adapted 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea after seeing some marine footage for the True-Life Adventures series.
Nominated for three Academy Awards, the film won two: Best Art Direction (Color) and Best Special Effect.
January 03, 2023 – 7:00 pm Brewery Arts Center Performance Hall