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The Ghost of Slumber Mountain (1918)

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In a dream Uncle Jack looks through a magic telescope owned by the ghost of a hermit and sees what life was like millions of years ago, including a battle between prehistoric monsters.

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Herbert M. Dawley ...
Uncle Jack Holmes (uncredited)
Willis H. O'Brien ...
Ghost of 'Mad Dick', the Hermit (uncredited)
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A mountain climber has a dream in which he meets the ghost of an old hermit hose magic telescope lets him look back into prehistoric times including such dinosaurs as a brontosaurus and a diatryma as well as a death struggle between a triceratops and a T-rex. Written by duke1029@aol.com

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These giant monsters of the past are seen to breathe. To live again. To move and battle as they did at dawn of life. See more »


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17 November 1918 (USA)  »

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This was O'Brien's first film after the split-reelers he had done for Edison's Conquest program. See more »

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Featured in Hollywood Dinosaur Chronicles (1987) See more »

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11 March 2008 | by (Louisville, KY) – See all my reviews

Ghost of Slumber Mountain, The (1918)

*** (out of 4)

A man travels to Slumber Mountain where he encounters a ghost who takes him to a part of the island where dinosaurs rule. This short film by Willis H. O'Brien starts off very slow but when the stop motion starts up things pick up some. The highlight includes a T-Rex eating another dinosaur and then another scene where the T-Rex is shot in the head. O'Brien also plays the ghost in the film. If you're a fan of The Lost World or King Kong then you should enjoy this film.

The movie is now available on a few public domain releases but the quality is pretty poor. Turner Classic Movies shows a restored print from time to time.


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