Category Archives: Voyage TV

Inside the Worlds of Irwin Allen with Author Marc Cushman

Lost in Space Book Cover

“I believe we have the biggest, most colorful circus film ever made. Ours is no ordinary three-ring tent show. It is the circus of our childhood dreams, when everything was greater and grander than they could be in real life.” Irwin Allen was talking about his new movie The Big Circus when he gave that quote to a reporter, but… Read more »

“Vulcan” Screen used prop restoration & diorama

  I’ve recently been getting more involved with restoring original filming miniatures, and props. The above photo’s show an original screen used submarine prop originally called the “Vulcan” from Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea. A few years later it was converted for another Irwin Allen production called “City Beneath the Sea“, in this telefilm it became the “Cargo… Read more »

Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea 50th Anniversary reunion @ Hollywood Show

  Sorry for the long delay! – we had meant to cover the 50th anniversary tribute to Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea way back in October! Joining us were our good friends Kirk and Laura, who made the trek up their with us. The event was held at the Hollywood Show located at the Westin Los Angeles Airport… Read more »

Irwin Allen Model Kits: Alive and Well in 2012!

Irwin Allen Models

It’s amazing how Irwin Allen’s legacy lives on well into the new millennium. A friend and I recently visited a hobby shop nearby for supplies and to browse through the new model kits. I couldn’t help but notice a nice selection of Moebius Models, Irwin Allen kits together on the shelf, the Seaview, (both the 8 window and TV versions),… Read more »

James Cameron Takes a Real Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea

In the Voyage to the Bottom of the sea movie, the Seaview flees from an enemy sub by diving into the deepest part of the ocean, the Mariana Trench. The Seaview survives, of course, while the enemy sub explodes under the pressure. Now, director James Cameron is about to take his own voyage to the bottom of the sea in… Read more »

IA Photo of the Week: Voyage and Big Circus

We’ve been collecting Irwin Allen related photos for many years, so stay tuned here to see some of our favorites. Some are rare, some not so much, but maybe its new to you, so enjoy. Let’s begin with Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea, then on to one of my favorite movies, Big Circus! Now here’s the lovely Kathryn… Read more »

UK Fans: Win an Irwin Allen Prize Pack from Empire

Empire Magazine is running a great contest for the UK release of Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea and Land of the Giants. You can also win an underwater camera perfect for filming your own under sea adventure. In order to win though, you have to answer this question: Which Irwin Allen TV show featured Tic Toc. Click here… Read more »

“Flying Sub” in 1/32 scale finished!

Just finished this wonderful Moebius models 1/32 scale Flying Sub. I had a blast building and finishing this wonderful vessle from Irwin Allen’s Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea…designed by long time associate art director Bill Creber and Irwin himself! this timeless design lives on in the imagination of fans and modelers. The flight crew are converted (just slightly) … Read more »