Islands of the Sea (film) Documentary featurette; released on March 16, 1960. Produced by Ben Sharpsteen. A nature film concentrating on the strange and wonderful birds, beasts, and fish found in and around the least known islands of the world. Included are the Galapagos, the Guadalupes, the Falklands, and the tiny islands and atolls of the Midway group. 28 min. Nominated for an Academy Award.