Best Blu-ray Deals

Best Blu-ray Deals, See All the Deals »
Top deals | Price drops  
 All countries United States United Kingdom Canada Germany France Spain Italy Japan
28 Days Later / 28 Weeks Later (Blu-ray)
$7.99
Ghost in the Shell (Blu-ray)
$18.99
Psycho (Blu-ray)
$10.98
Mad Men: The Final Season, Part 1 (Blu-ray)
$19.99
Star Trek: The Compendium (Blu-ray)
$24.96
Attack on Titan Part 2 (Blu-ray)
$24.96
Willow (Blu-ray)
$10.01
The Gershwins' Porgy & Bess (Blu-ray)
$29.89
Warrior (Blu-ray)
$5.00
Masterpiece: Downton Abbey Seasons 1 - 4 (Blu-ray)
$44.99
Chucky: The Complete Collection (Blu-ray)
$31.76
The Dick Van Dyke Show: The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
$54.99
The Addams Family (Blu-ray)
$8.69
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer (Blu-ray)
$10.39
The Sopranos: The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
$199.99
COLLECT WATCH TRACK RATE REVIEW APP
Manage your own movie collection and always keep it with you with our Apps. Price track movies and get price drop notifications instantly. Become a member to take full advantage of all site features.
GET STARTED


The Day the Earth Caught Fire Blu-ray

Posted July 17, 2014 10:55 PM by Webmaster

British Film Institute (BFI)The British Film Institute announced today that it will release a Dual Format Edition of one of British cinema's most intense sci-fi offerings, Val Guest's The Day the Earth Caught Fire (1961), starring Edward Judd, Janet Munro, and Leo McKern. The release is scheduled to arrive on the UK market in October.

In August, the newly remastered version of The Day the Earth Caught Fire will also be screened at the British Museum.

Synopsis: After nuclear tests knock the world off its axis, global temperatures start to rise rapidly. In London - where the heat is such that the Thames is in danger of drying up - Daily Express reporter Peter Stenning (Edward Judd), his colleague Bill Maguire (Leo McKern), and his girlfriend Jeanne Craig (Janet Munro), resolve to get to the bottom of the matter. What they eventually find, after fighting through much government red tape, is a truth more shocking than any of them could have imagined.


Source: Blu-ray.com | Permalink | United Kingdom [Country settings]

News comments (14 comments)



wllm995
  Jul 17, 2014
Vote plusVote minus Report as inappropriate
 
Saw it once on TV - seems to be a good one for Blu-ray.
Mykol Gantt
  Jul 17, 2014
Vote plusVote minus Report as inappropriate
 
Wow! I was just wishing someone would bring this to BR a few days ago.

Wireduck1
  Jul 17, 2014
Vote plusVote minus Report as inappropriate
 
Trailer

http://youtu.be/L4rHz7ENhtY

Bloodjunkie
  Jul 17, 2014
Vote plusVote minus Report as inappropriate
 
Day one for sure. One of the classics I was waiting for. Now please give us This Island Earth!!!

Gerby
  Jul 18, 2014
Vote plusVote minus Report as inappropriate
 
Very good film

ambientcafe
  Jul 18, 2014
Vote plusVote minus Report as inappropriate
 
+1 for 'This Island Earth' -- Metaluna in hidef !
peterraes
  Jul 18, 2014
Vote plusVote minus Report as inappropriate
 
same here,gief "This Island earth" plz
hendersd
  Jul 18, 2014
Vote plusVote minus Report as inappropriate
 
I've got the DVD and would love to upgrade. This is a good one. Fast, snappy dialog. One of these days I'm gonna have to give in and obtain a region free player. :/ Darn it. And +3 for This Island Earth (and every other 50s sci-fi title).

montyb
  Jul 18, 2014
Vote plusVote minus Report as inappropriate
 
Finally! BFI does such wonderful work on their transfers. Now BFI, where is THE DAY OF THE TRIFFIDS 1962? That film is crying out for a good restoration and a blu ray release.

Sir Henry Rawkinson
  Jul 18, 2014
Vote plusVote minus Report as inappropriate
 
The original 35mm camera negative of Triffids 1962 was photo-chemically restored a few years ago and a print has been shown in America but no word on a Blu-ray has emerged.

themadpanner
  Jul 18, 2014
Vote plusVote minus Report as inappropriate
 
I worked quite a bit with Val Guest when I was mixing the Hammer House of Mystery and Suspense Series and he spoke a lot about TDTECF, one of the main things he mentioned was the "Export" version which was in his words "very much sexier" , it would be great to see this, he said that the negative was stored in the vaults!
ufso
  Jul 18, 2014
Vote plusVote minus Report as inappropriate
 
Dual format probably means you'll get the SD released years ago. Let's hope a new print will be struck or I'm keeping my SD.

hoytereden
  Jul 18, 2014
Vote plusVote minus Report as inappropriate
 
Such a good movie. I saw it in the theater way back in the '60s. Janet Munro was so sexy in this.
peterraes
  Jul 19, 2014
Vote plusVote minus Report as inappropriate
 
day of the triffids....has NEVER had a good quality release in the original 2:35 AR
The best is actually from a mega rare laserdisc and that "only" has 360 lines resolution!
There are countless dvd's out there,they are ALL rubbish quality,so yeah....a blu of it restored would be awesome to say the least!


Add comment



Please login to post a comment.


 


Get Daily Blu-ray Deals



* We do not share your email and you may opt out at any time.



Top Blu-ray Deals

 


The best Blu-ray deals online. Don't miss out on these great deals.

See Today's Deals »


 Top movies



Latest Deals United States



The latest deals on Blu-ray movies
at Amazon.

Show new deals »


Trending Blu-ray Movies
1. Snowpiercer
2. X-Men: Days of Future Past
3. X-Men: Days of Future Past 3D
4. The Purge: Anarchy
5. X-Men: Days of Future Past 3D
6. X-Men: Days of Future Past
7. Edge of Tomorrow
8. Edge of Tomorrow 3D
9. The Blob
10. Ghostbusters 1 & 2
11. Mad Men: The Final Season, Part 1
12. Kingpin
13. Godzilla
14. Captain America: The Winter Soldier 3D
15. Transformers: Age of Extinction

Trending in Theaters
1. Gone Girl
2. Fury
3. Dracula Untold
4. The Judge
5. Annabelle
6. Guardians of the Galaxy
7. The Equalizer
8. John Wick
9. The Maze Runner
10. A Walk Among the Tombstones
11. The Book of Life
12. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
13. The Expendables 3
14. Life After Beth
15. Birdman or
16. See No Evil 2

Top 10 Sellers United States
1.  Guardians of the Galaxy 3D
2.  X-Men: Days of Future Past
3.  Maleficent
4.  How to Train Your Dragon 2
5.  The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
6.  Snowpiercer
7.  Sleeping Beauty
8.  Mr. Peabody & Sherman
9.  Downton Abbey: Season 5
10.  Transformers: Age of Extinction
  » See more top sellers


Top 10 Pre-orders United States
1.  Guardians of the Galaxy 3D
2.  Maleficent
3.  How to Train Your Dragon 2
4.  The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
5.  Downton Abbey: Season 5
6.  Planes: Fire & Rescue
7.  Game of Thrones: The Complete Fourt...
8.  The Expendables 3
9.  Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 3D
10.  Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
  » See more pre-orders


Top 10 Bargains United States
1.  X-Men: Days of Future Past
$17.99, Save 55%
2.  Maleficent
$19.98, Save 46%
3.  Snowpiercer
$14.94, Save 50%
4.  Mr. Peabody & Sherman
$18.96, Save 49%
5.  Transformers: Age of Extinction
$18.96, Save 53%
6.  The Tim Burton Collection
$26.49, Save 56%
7.  Game of Thrones: The Complete Fourt...
$39.96, Save 50%
8.  Willow
$10.01, Save 60%
9.  West Side Story
$21.80, Save 69%
10.  The LEGO Movie
$17.96, Save 50%
  » See more deals



Most Popular Blu-ray Movie Deals


28 Days Later / 28 Weeks Later

 United States


$19.99 $7.99





Ghost in the Shell

 United States


$24.99 $18.99





Psycho

 United States


$19.98 $10.98





Best Blu-ray Movie Deals »



This web site is not affiliated with the Blu-ray Disc Association.
All trademarks are the property of the respective trademark owners.
© 2002-2014 Blu-ray.com. All rights reserved.
Registration problems | Business/Advertising Inquiries | Privacy Policy | Legal Notices