Land of the Giants: Complete Series R1 LE in July
Fox Home Entertainment have announced the Region 1 DVD release of Land of the Giants: Complete Series (Limited Edition) on 24th July 2007 priced at $199.98 SRP.
The final piece of the Irwin Allen library to be released on DVD, Land of the Giants gained a cult following in the late 1960s as it chronicled the adventures of The Spindrift, a commercial spaceship, and its passengers. On a sub-orbital flight from New York to London, the ship crash-lands on a remote planet similar to Earth, where the inhabitants and plant life are twelve times larger than the Spindrift’s passengers. The heroes on board must do all they can to fight the totalitarian government that rules the planet and ultimately find a way to return home. Known for its outstanding special effects and overall popularity among Irwin fans, the nine-disc Land of the Giants DVD collection features all 51 classic episodes that aired from 1968-1970, the unaired pilot, as well as bonus interviews with stars Gary Conway, Don Marshall, Stefan Arngrim, Don Matheson, Deanna Lund and producer Irwin Allen, a still gallery featuring merchandise from the show, publicity photos, episodic photos, a Deanna Lund gallery and the original parody from MAD Magazine. The collectible DVD set also includes a full-colour booklet with cast interviews and photos, a collectible Spindrift keychain, iron-on crew patch, reproduction of the first comic book, and trading cards. All of this is packaged is a collectible wooden cage themed directly from the show.
Episodes are presented in Full Frame with English and Spanish mono audio as well as English and Spanish subtitles. The episodes are spread across 9 double-sided discs, with 4 episodes on Side A, and 2 episodes on Side B of each disc.
The Crash (Unaired Pilot) is featured on Side A of Disc 9 (which also holds the last 3 episodes of the series), with all other extras found on Side B of Disc 9.