Fantastic Voyage (1966)

100 mins | Science fiction | 1966

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BIBLIOGRAPHIC SOURCES
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Daily Variety
28 Dec 1964
p. 11.
Daily Variety
30 Dec 1964
p. 2.
Daily Variety
19 Jan 1965
p. 3.
Daily Variety
21 Jan 1965
p. 15.
Daily Variety
1 Feb 1965
p. 2.
Daily Variety
2 Feb 1965
p. 6.
Daily Variety
5 Feb 1965
p. 2, 10.
Daily Variety
10 Feb 1965
p. 2.
Daily Variety
11 Feb 1965
p. 6.
Daily Variety
2 Mar 1965
p. 2.
Daily Variety
26 Mar 1965
p. 2.
Daily Variety
5 Apr 1965
p. 2.
Daily Variety
13 May 1965
p. 2.
Daily Variety
28 May 1965
p. 2.
Daily Variety
16 Jun 1965
p. 2.
Daily Variety
13 Aug 1965
p. 2.
Daily Variety
19 Aug 1965
p. 1.
Daily Variety
27 Jan 1966
p. 27.
Daily Variety
9 Feb 1966
p. 17.
Daily Variety
25 Feb 1966
p. 20.
Daily Variety
9 Mar 1966
p. 3.
Daily Variety
25 Jul 1966
p. 3.
Daily Variety
26 Jul 1966
p. 3.
Daily Variety
23 Aug 1966
p. 3.
Daily Variety
3 Jan 1967
p. 9.
Los Angeles Times
21 Jan 1965
Section C, p. 9.
Los Angeles Times
10 Apr 1965
p. 19.
Los Angeles Times
14 Mar 1965
Section B, p. 10.
Los Angeles Times
19 Apr 1965
Section C, p. 18.
Los Angeles Times
12 Sep 1965
Section N, p. 7.
Los Angeles Times
31 Jul 1966
Section B, p. 3.
Los Angeles Times
1 Aug 1966
Section C, p. 23.
Los Angeles Times
25 Sep 1966
Section W, p. 58, 60.
Los Angeles Times
26 May 1967
Section E, p. 12.
New York Times
1 May 1964
p. 43.
New York Times
21 Mar 1966
p. 30.
New York Times
27 Mar 1966
p. 317.
New York Times
6 Sep 1966
p. 77.
New York Times
8 Sep 1966
p. 43.
CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
PRODUCER
Prod
PHOTOGRAPHY
Dir of photog
ART DIRECTORS
Art dir
FILM EDITOR
SET DECORATORS
Set dec
Set dec
COSTUMES
Men's cost
Men's cost
Women's ward
MUSIC
VISUAL EFFECTS
Spec photog eff
Spec photog eff
Spec photog eff
MAKEUP
Makeup
Hairstyles
PRODUCTION MISC
Unit prod mgr
Tech adv
Tech adv for flying seq
Creative prod res
Casting
Casting
Casting
Main titles
DETAILS
Release Date:
1966
Premiere Information:
Los Angeles opening: 24 August 1966
Production Date:
25 January--mid June 1965
Copyright Claimant:
Twentieth Century--Fox Film Corp.
Copyright Date:
17 August 1966
Copyright Number:
LP33483
Physical Properties:
Sound
Westrex
Color
De Luxe
Widescreen/ratio
CinemaScope
Duration(in mins):
100
Country:
United States
Language:
English
SYNOPSIS

In 1995 Czech scientist Jan Benes escapes from behind the Iron Curtain and is brought to the United States for interrogation. U. S. scientists are able to reduce objects, including people, to the size of bacteria, but the miniaturization can be sustained for only 60 minutes. The Czech scientist has learned the secret of prolonging the miniaturization; but before he reveals this knowledge, he sustains a severe brain injury which can be treated only from within his body. A plan is conceived whereby a crew of five will be placed in an atomic-powered submarine, miniaturized, injected into the scientist's bloodstream, and set on a course through the arteries to the brain. In addition to American secret agent Grant, the crew consists of Dr. Duval, the surgeon who will perform the operation; Cora Peterson, his assistant; Dr. Michaels, a circulatory expert; and Captain Owens, the sub's pilot. To save some of the 60 minutes, the group decides to stop the scientist's heart to allow the submarine to pass through the heart. Then Grant and the crew leave the sub, and by means of a snorkel tube attached to the patient's lungs, replenish their oxygen supply. As they near their destination, a nurse in the operating room drops a pair of surgical scissors, and the sound causes tremendous vibrations in the sub that hurl the crew from their positions. With only 6 minutes left, Dr. Michaels reveals himself to be an enemy agent intent on sabotaging the mission. The remaining crew members escape as white corpuscles envelop and digest both the submarine and Michaels. The operation is successfully performed by removing a blood clot with a laser beam, and the four ... +


In 1995 Czech scientist Jan Benes escapes from behind the Iron Curtain and is brought to the United States for interrogation. U. S. scientists are able to reduce objects, including people, to the size of bacteria, but the miniaturization can be sustained for only 60 minutes. The Czech scientist has learned the secret of prolonging the miniaturization; but before he reveals this knowledge, he sustains a severe brain injury which can be treated only from within his body. A plan is conceived whereby a crew of five will be placed in an atomic-powered submarine, miniaturized, injected into the scientist's bloodstream, and set on a course through the arteries to the brain. In addition to American secret agent Grant, the crew consists of Dr. Duval, the surgeon who will perform the operation; Cora Peterson, his assistant; Dr. Michaels, a circulatory expert; and Captain Owens, the sub's pilot. To save some of the 60 minutes, the group decides to stop the scientist's heart to allow the submarine to pass through the heart. Then Grant and the crew leave the sub, and by means of a snorkel tube attached to the patient's lungs, replenish their oxygen supply. As they near their destination, a nurse in the operating room drops a pair of surgical scissors, and the sound causes tremendous vibrations in the sub that hurl the crew from their positions. With only 6 minutes left, Dr. Michaels reveals himself to be an enemy agent intent on sabotaging the mission. The remaining crew members escape as white corpuscles envelop and digest both the submarine and Michaels. The operation is successfully performed by removing a blood clot with a laser beam, and the four survivors leave the scientist's body by swimming along the optic nerve and emerging through a tear duct. +

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Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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