Five Million Years to Earth

Five Million Years to Earth

Director: Roy Ward Baker, Rudolph Cartier Cast: James Donald, Andrew Keir

DVD (Wide Screen / Pan & Scan)

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An ominous prehistoric secret uncovered in a London subway haunts an anthropologist, his assistant, and a space expert in this suspenseful sci-fi fantasy from Anchor Bay Entertainment. Presented in the original 1.66:1 widescreen theatrical aspect ratio and featuring an English Dolby Digital Stereo 5.1 soundtrack, this release offers no subtitles but some exciting extra features for fans of the series. An audio commentary by director Roy Ward Baker and writer Nigel Kneale begins the extras, which are rounded out by U.K. and U.S. trailers, TV spots, and an exclusive "sci-fi" episode of The World of Hammer.

Product Details

Release Date: 10/21/1998
UPC: 0013131050592
Original Release: 1967
Rating: NR
Source: Starz / Anchor Bay
Presentation: [Full Frame, Wide Screen]
Sound: [Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround]
Time: 1:38:00

Special Features

Widescreen presentation [1.66:1]; Soundtrack remastered in Dolby Digital 5.1; Audio commentary with director Roy Ward Baker and writer Nigel Kneale; UK and US theatrical trailers; 60 & 20 second TV spots; Exclusive "World of Hammer" episode entitled Sci-Fi

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
James Donald Dr. Matthew Roney
Andrew Keir Prof. Bernard Quatermass
Barbara Shelley Barbara Judd
Julian Glover Col. Breen
Maurice Good Sgt. Cleghorn
James Culliford Cpl. Gibson
Bryan Marshall Capt. Potter
Duncan Lamont Sladden
Anthony Bushell Actor
Cec Linder Actor
Andre Morell Actor
Michael Ripper Actor
Peter Copley Howell
Edwin Richfield Minister
Grant Taylor Police Sergeant Ellis
Robert Morris Watson
Sheila Steafel Journalist
Hugh Futcher Sapper West
Hugh Morton Elderly Journalist
Thomas Heathcote Vicar
Noel Howlett Abbey Librarian
Hugh Manning Pub Customer
Keith Marsh Johnson
Bee Duffell Miss Dobson
Roger Avon Electrician
Brian Peck Technical Officer
Johnny Graham Inspector
Charles Lamb Newsvendor
June C. Ellis Blonde

Technical Credits
Roy Ward Baker Director
Rudolph Cartier Director
Bert Batt Asst. Director
Tristram Cary Score Composer
Arthur Grant Cinematographer
Anthony Nelson Keys Producer
Nigel Kneale Original Story,Screenwriter
James Needs Editor
Anthony Nelson-Keys Producer
Spencer Reeve Editor
Bernard Robinson Art Director

Scene Index

Side #1 -- Quatermass And The Pit
0. Chapter Stops
1. Colonel Breen [17:01]
2. Hob's Lane [7:10]
3. Empty Shell? [10:03]
4. The Drill [3:31]
5. The Demons [16:43]
6. ."..Contact With A Spiritual Evil" [11:48]
7. "I Can See" [5:10]
8. "The Memory" [3:37]
9. "It's Coming Alive" [14:19]
10. The Horned Devil [6:22]

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