Updated: June 29, 2014|
This is the one and only hand sewn nylon banner that hung below the front of the theatre for the Hollywood Premier of the "Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea" Movie. I purchased it 15-20 years ago, and the sellers told me it had come directly from Irwin Allen's estate! It is a large 18 feet long by 30 inches wide.
Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea Movie - 1961
Directed by Irwin Allen
Produced by Irwin Allen
Written by Irwin Allen and Charles Bennett
Starring Walter Pidgeon
Music by Paul Sawtell and Bert Shefter
Cinematography Winton Hoch
Edited by George Boemler
Company Windsor Productions
Distributed by 20th Century Fox
Release date - July 12, 1961
Running time 105 min.
Country United States
Box office $2.3 million (US/ Canada)
Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea is an American science fiction film, produced and directed by Irwin Allen, released by 20th Century Fox in 1961. The story was written by Irwin Allen and Charles Bennett. Walter Pidgeon starred as Admiral Harriman Nelson, with Robert Sterling as Captain Lee Crane. The supporting cast included Joan Fontaine, Barbara Eden, Michael Ansara, and Peter Lorre. The theme song was sung by Frankie Avalon, who also appeared in the film.