Leo Vincey, told by his dying uncle of a lost land visited 500 years ago by his ancestor, heads out with family friend Horace Holly to try to discover the land and its secret of immortality...
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Leo Vincey, told by his dying uncle of a lost land visited 500 years ago by his ancestor, heads out with family friend Horace Holly to try to discover the land and its secret of immortality, said to be contained within a mystic fire. Picking up Tanya, a guide's daughter, in the frozen Russian arctic, they stumble upon Kor, revealed to be a hidden civilization ruled over by an immortal queen, called She, who believes Vincey is her long-lost lover John Vincey, Leo's ancestor. Written by
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The sets, costumes, etc., were all prepared for a color film. At the last minute RKO pulled producer Merian C. Cooper's budget, so he was forced to shoot the film in black and white. Friend Ray Harryhausen and Legend Films later colorized the film as a tribute to Cooper. See more »
During the Sacrifice sequence, the priest holds a burning globe that has been anointed with fire. Two files of acolytes pass by him, pushing their globes near his to ignite them. The first acolyte, at screen right, pushes her globe near his but it doesn't light. She then quickly pushes it again towards his, but moves on when it doesn't ignite the second time. See more »
[Talking about She]
She's wicked I tell you.
Aw, don't be too hard on her. She's strange - and wonderful.
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In the opening credits, each batch of credits is "wiped away" by smoke rising from the Flame of Life. See more »
I have very happy memories of this movie, which I finally saw in a revival
house in New York City in the early Nineties, after many years of its
unavailability due to the Hammer remake. This much more idiosyncratic
version from the Thirties owes a lot of its atmosphere and stylish elan to
the extraordinary Bauhaus-inspired sets, the Max Steiner score, and Helen
Gahagan's majestically mannered performance as She Who MUST Be Obeyed.
a film very much of its time yet there is also a timeless, haunting
to certain sequences. It has very little to do with Rider Haggard's novel
(which is a great favorite of mine) but once I realized this was going to
a different story altogether I didn't care.
The theatre that showed this was packed for a mid afternoon screening, and
the audience reacted with tremendous enthusiasm to this classic film. If
you have a taste for such great 1930s epics as King Kong, Gunga Din, and
King Solomon's Mines, you will enjoy it as well. The 1965 version with
Ursula Andress, Peter Cushing and Christopher Lee is fun as well but has
even less to do with the themes of Haggard's original novel. It does
however have a more up to date feel for those who care about glossy
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