The Island of Dr. Moreau1977
Released in the USA on July 13 of 1977, "The Island of Dr. Moreau" (also known as "Isola del dottor Moreau, L'", "Insel des Dr.Moreau, Die") is a Horror/Science Fiction/Thriller/Adventure/Romance film directed by Don Taylor, and written by Al Ramrus (screenplay) . Burt Lancaster is starring, alongside Michael York, Nigel Davenport, Barbara Carrera, Richard Basehart and Nick Cravat.
A tropical paradise, untouched by man... where a bizarre civilization exists.
Who directed "The Island of Dr. Moreau":
The Island of Dr. Moreau was directed by Don Taylor, an American actor, and director.
Before The Island of Dr. Moreau, Don Taylor had directed The Great Scout & Cathouse Thursday, released in 1976, Echoes of a Summer (1976), Tom Sawyer (1973), Escape from the Planet of the Apes (1971), Jack of Diamonds (1967), and Ride the Wild Surf (1964). Since, he directed Damien: Omen II, released in 1978, The Final Countdown (1980).
What was the release date of "The Island of Dr. Moreau":
The Island of Dr. Moreau was first released on Wednesday, July 13, 1977, in the United States. Also released on this day was The Spy Who Loved Me (dir. Lewis Gilbert). This was forty-two (42) years ago.
It has been released on Wednesday, July 13, 1977 in France; Thursday, November 10, 1977 in Germany and on Saturday, January 28, 1978 in Japan.
Who is at the casting of "The Island of Dr. Moreau":
At the casting of The Island of Dr. Moreau we find Burt Lancaster, previously seen in Twilight's Last Gleaming (1977) and The Cassandra Crossing (1976); Michael York (Logan's Run (1976), Seven Nights in Japan (1976)); Nigel Davenport (Phase IV (1974), Charley One-Eye (1973)) [ more... ]
- Burt Lancaster and Nick Cravat can also be seen in The Scalphunters, released in 1968.
- Nigel Davenport and Burt Lancaster also worked together in Zulu Dawn, released in 1979.
- Burt Lancaster and Nick Cravat also appeared together in Ten Tall Men, released in 1951.
- Burt Lancaster and Nick Cravat also appeared in The Crimson Pirate, released in 1952.
What is the Storyline of "The Island of Dr. Moreau":
Crewman Andrew Braddock (York) survives the wreck of the sailing ship The Lady Vain. After several days at sea in a lifeboat, he reaches the shores of an island governed by the mysterious scientist "Dr. Moreau" (Lancaster). Besides Moreau, the inhabitants of the island include Moreau's associate, Dr. Montgomery (Davenport); his deformed servant, M'Ling (Cravat); and a young woman named Maria (Carrera).
Though welcomed as an honored guest by Moreau, Braddock finds his contact with the natives [...]
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