Archive for the ‘Movies’ Category

The Poseidon Adventure on Blu-Ray

7th April 2012

In this 40th anniversary year for Irwin Allen’s award winning The Poseidon Adventure, we see this outstanding movie being released on Blu-Ray in the US, France and Germany. In the US, the Blu-Ray version is being released as a Walmart Exclusive.  It features the same extras that appeared in the special edition DVD set.

Walmart Exclusive – The Poseidon Adventure Blu-Ray

Hollywood Show Vegas Guest Update

15th November 2011

The cast of The Poseidon Adventure (Ernest Borgnine, Stella Stevens, Carol Lynley, Eric Shea, and Pamela Sue Martin) will be joining the Land of the Giants cast at the Hollywood Show Vegas on Saturday 19 November 2011. Also attending are 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).

Irwin Allen Competition

4th November 2011

IANN is running a new Irwin Allen competition. Competition closes on 10th November 2011:

Click here for details on how to enter the Irwin Allen Competition

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 10×8 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 10×8 of Desi Arnaz Jr. (star of The Night the Bridge Fell Down)

Hollywood Show 8-9 October 2011

29th September 2011

Several Irwin Allen stars will be appearing at 8-9 October 2011 Hollywood Show. These include Deanna Lund, Lee Meriwether, Francine York, Yvonne Craig, Malachi Throne, Victor Lundin, William Smith (Code Red), Carol Channing (Alice in Wonderland), Eric Shea (The Poseidon Adventure), Frankie Avalon (Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea, 1961 movie) and Sherry Jackson (Lost in Space, Where Danger Lives). For full details, please visit the Hollywood Show web site.

TV & Satellite Week Voyage Competition

13th September 2011

Click here to view competition page

Hollywood Show 16-17 July 2011

1st July 2011

The latest news on the 15-17 July 2011 Hollywood Show is that the show will have a Poseidon Adventure gathering with Ernest Borgnine, Carol Lynley, Stella Stevens, Pamela Sue Martin, Eric Shea and Ernie Orsatti (Saturday only) in attendance. Also scheduled to attend is veteran television actor Joseph Ruskin who guest starred in several Irwin Allen shows, Stefan Arngrim (Land of the Giants), Julie Adams (star of Code Red), Leif Garrett who starred in the TVM Flood, Peter Mark Richman (Land of the Giantsand Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea), and Land of the Giants guest stars Richard Anderson (Six Hours to Live) and Bruce Dern (Wild Journey).   This will be Eric Shea’s first ever appearance at an autograph show.  Note that no celebrities will be there on Friday 15th.

Researching The Poseidon Adventure

18th June 2011

We have spent several weeks trying to identify as many of the cast of The Poseidon Adventure as we can. We still have several names and faces we’re trying to match up, and would welcome help from any movie buffs who would like to participate in this research.  We feel it is important that this is done in order to pay tribute to the many performers who don’t always get the credit they deserve.  If you can help, please contact IANN.

We have also added some galleries of photos of the Queen Mary, the Poseidon filming miniature, a selection of storyboards, and pages of the shooting schedule.

Profiles in History Hollywood Auction 44

4th May 2011

A number of rare Irwin Allen props are being auctioned at the Profiles in History Hollywood Auction 44 on 14-15 May 2011. These include the original Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea Diving Bell prop and the Lost in Space John Robinson spacesuit and helmet.

For more details, please visit the Profiles in History Web Site.

Poseidon Adventure at the Hollywood Show

13th April 2011

The 15-17 July 2011 Hollywood Show will have a Poseidon Adventure gathering with Ernest Borgnine, Carol Lynley, Stella Stevens and Eric Shea in attendance. Also scheduled to attend is veteran television actor Joseph Ruskin who guest starred in several Irwin Allen shows.  This will be Eric Shea’s first ever appearance at an autograph show.

Jane Russell

1st March 2011

Hollywood star Jane Russell has sadly passed away leaving an immense catalog of work behind her including her starring role in Irwin Allen’s comedy Double Dynamite. The movie also starred Groucho Marx and Frank Sinatra.

BBC News Report

BBC Obituary