The Challenger Deep is the deepest surveyed spot in the world's oceans, and is located in the Mariana Trench, southwest of Guam. This reviewer remembers when the TV series Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea (1964-68) was first syndicated, but after the early-1970s the show all but vanished from the Detroit market and probably other major urban markets as well. However there are those who don't want him to succeed. Despite their rejection, the Admiral and the Commodore quickly leave the proceedings; the only authorization they need will come directly from the President himself. Sturgeon's book is based on an early version of the film's script and has the same basic story as the film. During the series run, the film's storyline was remade as a one-hour episode, written by Willam Welch, and titled "The Sky's on Fire". For the spin-off TV series, see. You may also like. The success of the television series encouraged Irwin Allen to produce other science fiction television shows. The comic book was Four Color Comics #1230 and was illustrated by Sam Glanzman. Click here and start watching the full episode in seconds. At the time that Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea was made, the Van Allen radiation belts had only recently been discovered, and much of what the film says about them was made up for the film. Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea (1961) "From Hundred of Miles In Outer Space to Seven Miles Beneath the Sea!" The opening title credits theme song was sung by Frankie Avalon. The lower hull also has an exterior shark-like bow flare, and the stern has 1961 Cadillac tail-fins. The new, state of the art nuclear submarine, Seaview, is on diving trials in the Arctic Ocean. When the Earth is threatened by a burning Van Allen Radiation Belt, U.S. Navy Admiral Harriman Nelson plans to shoot a nuclear missile at the Belt, using his experimental atomic submarine, the Seaview.  From February 16, 1960, to May 10, 1960, the submarine USS Triton, under the command of Captain Edward L. Beach, Jr., made the first submerged circumnavigation of the world. In the novelization by Theodore Sturgeon, the windows are described as "... oversized hull plates which happen to be transparent". Classic sci fi. During the cable tapping attempt, Crane and Alvarez battle a giant squid. The novel mentions the bureau as being part of the U.S. Department of Science. Nelson posits that when fired from the right location and time, 1600 hours on 29 August, a nuclear explosion should overwhelm and extinguish the flames, away into space, "amputating" the belt from the Earth. This article is about the original film. Watch Voyage To The Bottom Of The Sea movie trailers, exclusive videos, interviews from the cast, movie clips and more at TVGuide.com. ... Movies Like Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea. The movie led to the TV series of the same name but with a different cast. Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea is an admirable Sci-Fi feature. Barbara Eden is included in the cast and as always is gorgeous. Free shipping for many products! Would recommend to any fan of this fun old movie. play_arrow. Mad magazine published a TV series parody entitled, "Voyage to See What's on the Bottom". Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea Synopsis: Admiral Nelson takes a brand new atomic submarine through its paces. Harriman Nelson (Walter Pidgeon) is the creator of a revolutionary nuclear submarine. A spaceship from Earth crash-lands on an Earth-like planet on which everything, including the human-like inhabitants, is twelve times the size of its counterpart on Earth. Every Marvel Movie and Disney+ Show Release Date Until 2022 Everything to Know About Jared Padalecki's Walker, Texas Ranger Reboot Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea Producer/director Irwin Allen's 1961 movie and TV series Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea gets the salute, from cast to special effects to collectibles. 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