Land of the Lost exposed in June

The Land of the Lost was extremely weird Saturday morning fun in the ’70s. They mixed stop motion, strange video effects and puppets to create a region filled with strange creatures. Before the big screen version starring Danny McBride hits, you can catch up on the original action. The coolest bonus feature is a reproduction of the lunchbox. Here’s the press release from Universal Studios Home Entertainment:

OWN THE TV SERIES ON DVD AND RECEIVE MOVIE MONEY FOR
LAND OF THE LOST IN THEATERS ON JUNE 5TH

LAND OF THE LOST: THE COMPLETE SERIES

THE TV SERIES ARRIVES ON DVD FOR THE FIRST TIME IN COLLECTIBLE
LIMITED-EDITION LUNCHBOX ON MAY 26, 2009
FROM UNIVERSAL STUDIOS HOME ENTERTAINMENT

OVERVIEW: On a routine expedition, Ranger Rick Marshall (Spencer Milligan) and his kids Will and Holly (Wesley Eure and Kathy Coleman) met the greatest earthquake ever known. High on the rapids, it struck their raft and plunged them down a thousand feet below to the Land of the Lost. Take a journey back in time with the Marshall family through this incredible world of breathtaking wonder. Only in the “Land of the Lost” will you battle dinosaurs one day and encounter beings from other dimensions the next. The Pylons, the Pakuni, evil energy storms all are part of the awesome television adventure created by legendary producers Sid and Marty Krofft.

Relive your favorite Saturday morning thrills as you rediscover all 43 action-packed original episodes of Land of the Lost: The Complete Series and get $7.50 in Hollywood Movie Moneyâ„¢ to see the all-new Land of the Lost movie starring Will Ferrell in theaters June 5. Fans can own the entire series collectible limitededition lunchbox featuring retro artwork from the celebrated 1970s television series for the ultimate experience.

BONUS FEATURES:

• Exclusive sneak-peek at the upcoming film Land of the Lost, in theaters June 5, 2009.
• Commentary with show creators Sid and Marty Krofft.

TECHNICAL INFORMATION – DVD:

Street Date: May 26, 2009
Copyright: 2009 Universal Studios Home Entertainment
Selection Number: 61108914 Collectors Lunchbox, 61109621 Slipcase
Price: $69.98 SRP Collectors Lunchbox, $59.98 SRP Slipcase
Running time: 17 Hours, 11 Minutes
Layers: Single Layer
Aspect Ratio: Full Frame 1.33:1
Rating: Not Rated
Languages/Subtitles: English SDH
Sound: Dolby Digital 2.0 Mono

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