Vynález zkázy (The Fabulous World of Jules Verne)(A Deadly Invention)
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Vynález zkázy (The Fabulous World of Jules Verne)(A Deadly Invention)
The Czechoslovakia-filmed Fabulous World of Jules Verne is based on the 1896 Verne novel Face the Flag. The story concerns the machinations of evil millionaire Artigas (Miloslav Holub), who plans to use a super-explosive device to conquer the world. Artigas operates from a pirate submarine, wherein he has imprisoned the explosive's inventor, Professor Roche (Arnost Navratil). One of the ships destroyed by the pirate sub includes among its passengers the scientist's daughter Jana (Jana Zatloukalova), who is rescued and spirited away to Artiga's headquarters inside an enormous… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Showing great imagination on a tiny budget Zeman emulates the look of the lithographs of Verne's early editions"
‑ Mark R. Leeper, Mark Leeper's Reviews