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Questions tagged [20000-leagues-under-the-sea]

20,000 Leagues Under the Sea is a 1954 American adventure, drama, family film, directed by Richard Fleisher, and stars Kirk Douglas, and James Mason. In the late 19th century, after many ships have been mysteriously lost, a specially manned expedition is launched to sea to solve the mystery.

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What is the light source in the 19th century submarine?

In 20000 Leagues Under the Sea, the timeline of the plot sets it in the 19th century. Edison invented the light bulb at the beginning of the 20th century, but this movie is set even before. What ...
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Why the shift in Ned Land's character?

In the film 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1954), Kirk Douglas' character Ned Land is seen as a "cocky master harpooner" [­¹]. However, over the course of the film he appears more childlike than cocky,...