NOVEMBER 2011 ARCHIVE

HOLLYWOOD SHOW VEGAS

The cast of The Poseidon Adventure (Ernest Borgnine, Stella Stevens, Carol Lynley, Eric Shea, and Pamela Sue Martin) joined the Land of the Giants cast at the Hollywood Show Vegas on Saturday 19 November 2011. Also attending were Land of the Giants guest stars Celeste Yarnall (The Golden Cage) and Bruce Dern (Wild Journey), plus Voyage Movie star Barbara Eden, Mike Lookinland (The Towering Inferno), Lawrence Montaigne (guest in The Time Tunnel), Felix Silla (stuntman on The Towering Inferno), Barbara Luna (Five Weeks in a Balloon), and Vitina Marcus (The Lost World and Lost in Space).

Celeste Yarnall, Gary Conway and Heather Young

Celeste Yarnall, Gary Conway and Heather Young at Hollywood Show Vegas

THE SPINDRIFT BY DAVID HOLDERBAUM

The Spindrift by David Holderbaum

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FEATURED COLLECTIBLE AUCTIONS

Land of the Giants Space Sled

Hake's Americana and Collectibles Auction #204 on 10th November 2011 featured the Land of the Giants Space Sled. Sold for $419.77 (including 15% Buyer's Premium).

Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea Remco Sears Playset

Hake's Americana and Collectibles Auction #204 on 10th November 2011 also included the Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea Remco Sears Playset. Sold for $695.75 (including 15% Buyer's Premium).

SUSAN HAMPSHIRE AT FUND RAISING GALA

On Thursday 10th November 2011 Susan Hampshire (The Time Tunnel) met the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge this evening at a fund raising gala.

Daily Mirror Article

IRWIN ALLEN COMPETITION

Irwin Allen News Network Competition November 2011

First Prize: UK DVD for Season Two of Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea

Second Prize: Promotional Time Tunnel T Shirt (size XL)

Third Prize: 8 Irwin Allen movie photos including 2 from Towering Inferno, 2 from The Swarm, 2 from When Time Ran Out, 1 from The Story of Mankind (of Chico Marx) and 1 from The Big Circus

Fourth Prize: Fan produced Giants patch, 2 Giants photos, 1960's Stefan Arngrim photo, and a Stefan Arngrim postcard from his appearance in Switch

Fifth Prize: British 1998 Lost in Space postcard, Colour 10x8 of Mark and Marta, and 3 small photos

Sixth Prize: Original publicity photo from The Night the Bridge Fell Down and Alice in Wonderland, plus a 10x8 of Desi Arnaz Jr. (star of The Night the Bridge Fell Down)

QUESTION

ANSWER

Correct Answer is Where Danger Lives

Where Danger Lives - Irwin Allen first on-screen credit

Notes

Several people thought the answer was The Sea Around Us which won an Academy Award. Irwin had in fact made a number of movies before The Sea Around Us. The first movie he was involved with was Double Dynamite (produced in 1948, but not released until 1951). However, he did not receive an on-screen credit for Double Dynamite. The first known movie that he received on-screen credit for was Where Danger Lives.

LEONARD STONE

Leonard Stone died on 2nd November 2011 at the age of 87. He had a long television career and was an immensely popular guest star in shows such as Lost in Space and Land of the Giants.

Leonard Stone

New York Times Article on Leonard Stone

VOYAGE SEASON 4 UK DVD RELEASE

Here is the new Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea promotional video celebrating the release of the 4th season on DVD in the UK on 7th November 2011.

Voyage Season 4 UK DVD Competition

TV and Satellite Week are running another competition, this time with the opportunity to win the Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea Season 4 DVD Box Set (UK Region 2 version) courtesy of Revelation Films.  Click here or on the image below for details on how to enter.

Voyage Season 4 UK DVD Competition

VOYAGE MOVIE 50th Anniversary Soundtrack CD

Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea: 50th Anniversary Limited Edition CD

Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea: 50th Anniversary Limited Edition CD of the 1961 movie soundtrack. Available from La-La Land Records.

20TH anniversary

Wednesday 2nd November 2011 is the 20th anniversary since Irwin Allen passed away and to remember his many contributions to the field of entertainment, we are doing extensive studies of the Irwin Allen movies and are making several updates to the movie sections over the coming weeks.

To commemorate Irwin Allen's life and career, we have a new piece of artwork by A. Dutto called "The Irwin Allen Multiverse".

The Irwin Allen Multiverse

 

 

 

 

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