3 videodiscs (84 min. ; 81 min. ; 83 min.) : sound, black and white, and color ; 4 3/4 in.
Three-DVD special edition.
Collective title from container.
Originally produced as motion pictures in 1955 (Journey to the beginning of time), 1958 (Invention for destruction) and 1962 (The Fabulous Baron Munchausen).
The fabulous Baron Munchausen is based on the works of Gottfried August Bürger, Gustave Doré.
Invention for destruction is freely adapted from the writings of Jules Verne.
Special edition features: U.S-release version of "Journey to the Beginning of Time" from 1960 ; Alternate English-dubbed soundtrack for "Invention for destruction" and the opening sequence of the 1961 U.S.-release version ; New programs with animation filmmaker John Stevenson and special-effects artists Phil Tippett and Jim Aupperle discussing Zeman and his complex visual trickery; Four early short films by Zeman -- A Christmas dream (1945), A horseshoe for luck (1946), Inspiration(1949), and King Lavra (1950) ; a 2015 documentary about the director featuring Tim Burton, Terry Gilliam, Ludmila Zeman and others ; Short documentaries produced by the Karel Zeman Museum ; Restoration demonstrations and an interview with supervisor James Mockoski ; trailers ; new English subtitle translations ; essay by film critic Michael Atkinson.
Disc 1. A journey to the beginning of time = [Cesta do praveku] / screenplay, Karel Zeman -- Disc 2. Invention for destruction = [Vynález zkázy] / screenplay, Karel Zeman, František Hrubín -- Disc 3. The fabulous Baron Munchausen = [Baron Prásil] / screenplay, Karel Zeman.
A journey to the beginning of time: Petr Herrmann, Vladimír Bejval, Josef Lukáš.
Invention for destruction: Lubor Tokos, Arnost Navrátil, Miroslav Holub.
The fabulous Baron Munchausen: Miloš Kopecký, Jana Brejchová, Rudolf Jelínek.
A journey to the beginning of time. Youngest of four boys one day finds a fossil of trilobite. So his older friend take him on journey through prehistory, up to beginning of time, to see real live trilobites.
The fabulous Baron Munchausen. The outrageous Baron Munchausen tells of his many adventures, from meeting the Man in the Moon to defeating a Turkish army all by himself.
Invention for destruction. An evil millionaire named Artigas plans to use a super-explosive device to conquer the world from his headquarters inside an enormous volcano.