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The Fantasy Worlds of Irwin Allen

6 CD Boxset

Containing the Original TV Soundtracks to:

Lost In Space

The Time Tunnel

Voyage To The Bottom of The Sea

Land of The Giants

Composers: John Williams, Alexander Courage, Joseph Mullendore, Paul Sawtell, Jerry Goldsmith, and George Duning.

This boxset was released by GNP Crescendo Records in 1996, and is now rare and Out of Print.

What makes this edition so special is that I personally had this hand signed by John Williams & Bill Mumy.

John Williams signed the Lost In Space CD after his rare UK concert appearance in 1996 at the Barbican London, where he did a signing backstage. I had a few items signed, including this. Bill Mumy's signature was obtained at a Babylon 5 Convention in Blackpool that same year.

Detailed item info Album Features UPC:052824300927 Format:CD Release Year:1996 Record Label:GNP/Crescendo Genre:Film Composers, Rock & Pop Number Of Discs:6 Track Listing DISC 1: LOST IN SPACE: VOL ONE: 1. Lost in Space (Main Title) 2. Smith's Evening / Judo Chop / On The Pad / Countdown 3. Escape Velocity / Robot Control / Meteor Storm / Defrosting 4. Weightless Waltz, The 5. The Monster Rebels / A Walk In Space / Finale 6. Suiting Up / Stranglehold / The Landing / Search For John 7. Tractor Play-On / Electric Sagebrush / Will Is Threatened 8. Earthquake, The 9. Chariot Titles / Farenheit A Go-Go / The Chariot Continues / Sunstorm 10. Morning After / The Inland Sea / Land Ho / Strange Visitor 11. Lost in Space (End Title) DISC 2: LOST IN SPACE: VOL TWO: 1. Lost in Space (Main Title, Season Three) 2. Million Miles / Dust Ball / Episode Titles 3. Pushy Fellow 4. Flying "A" Station / Floating Lady / The Big Whew / Irwin Van Belt 5. Opening Scene / J-5 / Take-Off / F-12 / Colonel Fogey / Penny And J-5 / A Zaybo For Smith / Turkey Dinner / Act Out On J-5 6. J-5 Listens To Penny / J-5 To The Rescue / Last Scene 7. Plant Planet, A 8. Episode Titles / Howling Hyacinths / The Vegetable / Sprouting Smith / Vic's Smithy / Judy's Goat / The Dry Boys / Caught By A Carrot 9. Lost in Space (End Title, Season Three) DISC 3: VOYAGE TO THE BOTTOM OF THE SEA: 1. Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea (Main Title) 2. Murderous Pursuit 3. Ocean Floor Search / Squid Fight 4. Solid Ice 5. Lost / Job Well Done 6. End Title (Seaview Theme, The) 7. Jonah and the Whale (Main Title) 8. A Whale Of A Whale / Thar She Blows / A Whale Of A Time / The Second Dive 9. A Meal Fit For A Whale / Crash Dice / Sub Narcotics 10. Collision Course I / Collision Course II / Diving Party / Going Down 11. Home Free Part I / Home Free Part II 12. Jonah and the Whale (End Credit) DISC 4: THE TIME TUNNEL: 1. Time Tunnel, The (Main Title) 2. To The Tunnel / Tony Enters Machine / Tony's First Trip / Titanic Trot / The Titanic 3. Tony's Tall Tales / Althea's Attack / Doug's Arrival / Hose Nose / Telegraph / Approaching The 'Berg 4. The Iceberg Cometh / Time Transfer / The Jungle 5. In The Battle / Lost Trail / Ann Worried / Michael's Dog / No Signs / Omens / Corpal Shot / The Trunk 6. Doug Duels / Tony Returns / Doug Chased / Tony Again / Pal Fight / More Pal Fight / What's Happened / Stand Back 7. Time Tunnel, The (End Title) DISC 5: LAND OF THE GIANTS: 1. Land of the Giants (Main Title, Season One) 2. Off Course / The Landing / Dense Fog 3. Giant Eyes / Hidden Gun / The Big Cat / Bug Box 4. Fitzhugh's Gun / Hiding Place 5. Giants Probing / The Rescue 6. Water Drain / More Garbage 7. Land of the Giants (End Title, Season One) 8. Land of the Giants (Main Title, Season Two) 9. Space Storm / Through The Thing / Crash Landing / Giant Ford 10. Sniveling Sneak, The 11. Land of the Giants (End Title, Season Two) DISC 6: SPECIAL BONUS DISC: 1. Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea - VO & FX 2. Richard Basehart Interview - (1966) 3. David Hedison Interview - (1966) 4. David Hedison Interview - (1995) 5. Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea - (Seaview theme) 6. Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea - Jerry Goldsmith 7. Lost in Space - (season I) 8. Jonathan Harris - (his character) 9. Jonathan Harris - (the robot alliteratives) 10. Lost in Space - (season II) 11. Bill Mumy / Greensleeves 12. Marta Kristen Interview 13. Sloop John B - (from "Castles In Space") 14. Angela Cartwright Interview 15. Mark Goddard Interview 16. Studs in Space #1 17. Space-a-Delic 18. Studs in Space #2 19. Lost in Space 20. Time Tunnel, The - Tic Toc FX 21. Robert Colbert Interview 22. James Darren Interview 23. Lee Meriwether Interview 24. Time Tunnel, The 25. Land of the Giants - (main title #1) 26. Gary Conway Interview 27. DeAnna Lund Interview 28. Land of the Giants - (main title #2) 29. Don Marshall Interview 30. Don Matheson Interview 31. Land of the Giants 32. Warning, Warning 33. My Sensors Indicate an Intruder Is Present 34. Danger, Danger 35. That Does Not Compute 36. Danger, Danger, Will Robinson! 37. My Power Cells Are Extremely Low 38. It Is Dr. Smith Who Is a Bubble-Headed Booby 39. Dr. Smith Is Incapable of Telling the Truth 40. Sorry, I Was Just Clearing My Tapes 41. You and I Are Friends, Will Robinson 42. I Am Lost in Space 43. Jupiter II Interior: Freezing Tubes Close, Glow Induced, Hatch Closes, Lift-Off 44. Robot Activated 45. Jupiter II in Flight 46. Jupiter II Lands, Legs Extend 47. Alpha Control Interior 48. Jupiter II Crash-Lands 49. Laser Pistol 50. Jet Pack Lift-Off 51. Cyclops Roars, Shot by Laser, Falls 52. Debbie the Bloop 53. Monster Spores 54. Laser Drill 55. Electronic Pop #1 56. Electronic Pop #2 57. Electronic Pop #3 58. Electronic Pop #4 59. Electronic Pop #5 60. Alarm Beep 61. Alien Viewing Screen 62. Oscillator #1 63. Keeper's Staff, The #1 64. Keeper's Staff, The #2 65. Oscillator #2 66. Forcefield Projector 67. Jupiter II Astrogator 68. Meteor Pass-By 69. Oscillator #3 70. Siren #1 71. Siren #2 72. Alien Computer 73. Spooky Winds 74. Time Tunnel Viewscreen Activates 75. Seaview Exterior 76. Flying Sub Pass-By 77. Seaview Bridge Interior 78. Seaview Computer Click 79. Sheila Matthews Allen 80. Greensleeves '96 81. Sloop John B '96 82. Land of the Giants Details Distributor:Select-O-Hits Recording Type:Studio Recording Mode:Stereo SPAR Code:n/a Album Notes Full title: The Fantasy Worlds Of Irwin Allen.Original scores by John Williams, Jerry Goldsmith, Paul Sawtell, Alexander Courage, George Duning and Joseph Mullendore.Irwin Allen (1916-1991) is probably the only television producer who could possibly be the focal point of a multi-disc music collection. The composers featured here include Jerry Goldsmith, John Williams, Alexander Courage, and Joseph Mullendore -- what they have in common is work for Allen on his series Voyage To the Bottom of the Sea, Lost In Space, Time Tunnel, and Land of the Giants. The six CDs here are indispensable to movie music fans, representing John Williams' first forays into scoring science fiction on Lost In Space Voyage and Land of the Giants. Disc One, Lost In Space (Vol. 1), is extraordinary for showing John Williams writing big orchestral music without trying to sound like Erich Wolfgang Korngold, Richard Wagner, or Gustav Holst. The material is dramatic and memorable, with some emphatic horn parts. The highlight of the Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea disc is Jerry Goldsmith's score for the episode "Jonah and the Whale." His music is superbly crafted -- not a note is wasted, nor a phrase out of place in this dark, ominous, moody score. Time Tunnel was the shortest-lived of all Allen's series; Williams tries to do the difficult (if not impossible) with the title theme -- write a piece of exciting music underscoring movement of the two heroes through time, rather than space. Some of the material recalls his music for Lost In Space, but is infinitely more subtle and sophisticated, with beautiful solo parts for wind and reed instruments amid the clash of sounds. Land of the Giants was Allen's last successful series, and once again Williams was called upon to write the main title theme as well as the music for the first episode. Much of Williams' music here emphasizes the bigness of the settings, amid the tension of the chase -- brisk tempos with huge masses of instruments seeming to emphasize the threat and terror of humans suddenly trapped in a world where everything is 12 times normal size. The writing is less memorable than some of the earlier scores, but is entertaining, and reveals a side of the "real" John Williams, not the borrower from established composers. ~ Bruce Eder Editorial Reviews ...Those hurrying brass sections! Those chilling theremin-style keyboards! The sensation of being chased by an underwater monster or caught in a meteor shower! It can only be THE FANTASY WORLDS OF IRWIN ALLEN.

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