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The Day the Earth Caught Fire

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Genres: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Starring: Janet Munro, Leo McKern, Edward Judd
Director: Val Guest
Plot Synopsis:

Peter Stenning (Edward Judd) is a depressed British reporter who gets by with the help of his friend, veteran journalist Bill Maguire (Leo McKern). Along with weather forecaster Jeannie Craig (Janet Munro), Peter and Bill discover that simultaneous U.S. and Russian nuclear explosions have drastically altered the earth's rotation. Fires and earthquakes ravage cities all over the world, and chaos and sickness descend upon the frightened survivors as they try to put the planet back on its axis.

  • Release Details
    Release Date: July 7th, 2020
    MPAA Rating: Not Rated
    Movie Release Year: 1961
    Release Country: United States
    Movie Studio: Kino Lorber
  • Technical Specs
    Length:98 Minutes
    Specs:Blu-ray Disc
    NEW 4K RESTORATION OF THE FILM
    Video Resolution/Codec:1080p AVC/MPEG-4
    Aspect Ratio(s):2.35:1
    Audio Formats:English: DTS-HD MA 2.0
    Subtitles/Captions:English SDH
    Special Features:
    • NEW Audio Commentary by Film Historian Richard Harland Smith
    • Audio Commentary by Co-Writer/Producer/Director Val Guest
    • 4 TV Spots
    • 4 Radio Spots
    • Theatrical Trailer