4.4/10
120
8 user 3 critic

Two Lost Worlds (1951)

Approved | | Adventure, Romance, Sci-Fi | 5 January 1951 (USA)
When the American clipper ship "The Queen" is attacked by pirates off the Hebrides in 1830, Mate Kirk Hamilton is injured and must be put ashore at Queensland Colony, Australia, for ... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

(story adaptation), (story adaptation) | 2 more credits »
Reviews

Watch Now

From $1.99 (SD) on Amazon Video

ON DISC
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Adventure | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.9/10 X  

Tigri (Laurette Luez, working her way up to Bomba and Bowery Boys films) and her stone-age girl friends hate all men, but realizing they are a necessary evil, capture some for potential (... See full summary »

Director: Gregg G. Tallas
Stars: Laurette Luez, Allan Nixon, Joan Shawlee
Adventure | Horror | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

An adventure seeker and his fiancée visit an uncharted island, only to find that it is inhabited by deadly dinosaurs and other creatures ready to attack.

Director: Jack Bernhard
Stars: Virginia Grey, Phillip Reed, Richard Denning
Adventure | Fantasy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Tale of Prehistoric survival and love between a male and a female belonging to opposing tribes that happened to be at slightly different stages of evolution.

Directors: Hal Roach Jr., Hal Roach
Stars: Victor Mature, Carole Landis, Lon Chaney Jr.
Certificate: Passed Comedy | Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Two bumbling private eyes help a man wrongly accused of murder who has become invisible to help clear his name.

Director: Charles Lamont
Stars: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Nancy Guild
Adventure | Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A ferocious dinosaur awakened by an Arctic atomic test terrorizes the North Atlantic and, ultimately, New York City.

Director: Eugène Lourié
Stars: Paul Hubschmid, Paula Raymond, Cecil Kellaway
Certificate: Passed Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3/10 X  

Major Joe Nolan heads a rescue mission in the South Pacific to recover a downed atomic rocket. The crew crashlands on a mysterious island, and spends much time rock-climbing. They meet up ... See full summary »

Director: Sam Newfield
Stars: Cesar Romero, Hillary Brooke, Chick Chandler
Action | Adventure | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

A single-handed hero sets himself against Martians trying to assume control of Earth.

Director: Fred C. Brannon
Stars: Walter Reed, Lois Collier, Gregory Gaye
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Elaine Jeffries (as Laura Elliott)
...
Kirk Hamilton (as Jim Aurness)
...
Martin Shannon (as William Kennedy)
Gloria Petroff ...
Janice Jeffries
...
Magistrate Jeffries (as Pierre Watkins)
Tom Hubbard ...
John Hartley (as Thomas Hubbard)
Jane Harlan ...
Tom Monroe ...
Capt. Tallman
Michael Rye ...
Capt. Hackett (as Rye Billsbury)
...
Nat Mercer - Sailor
...
Salty - Cabin Boy
Richard Bartell ...
Mr. Davis
...
Capt. Allison (as Bob Carson)
Joey Ray ...
Minor Role (as Joey Raye)
Charlene Hawks ...
Minor Role
Edit

Storyline

When the American clipper ship "The Queen" is attacked by pirates off the Hebrides in 1830, Mate Kirk Hamilton is injured and must be put ashore at Queensland Colony, Australia, for treatment and recuperation. There, he meets and falls in love with Elaine Jeffries, daughter of the magistrate and all-but-fiancée to rancher Martin Shannon. She also finds herself attracted to Kirk, and a rivalry develops between the two men. Meantime the pirates, led by Captain Hackett, decide to raid the colony and, in the process kidnap Elaine and her friend, Nancy. Kirk and Shannon lead the pursuit, having not only the romantic triangle to resolve but the pirates to overcome and, along the way, being stranded on a volcanic island inhabited by dinosaurs... Written by Rich Wannen <RichWannen@worldnet.att.net>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

PREHISTORIC TIMES MOST AWESOME SPECTACLE...as maddened mastodons wage warfare to the death! See more »


Certificate:

Approved | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

5 January 1951 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Merirosvojen saari  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

(Western Electric Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

A rare instance where James Arness was billed under the actual spelling of his last name, "Aurness", listed second after Kasey Rogers (who, ironically, is NOT using her real name but the stage name of Laura Eliott). See more »

Crazy Credits

A tattooed(probably a pirate's) hand opens pages through a storybook which includes the credits. See more »

Connections

Edited from One Million B.C. (1940) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

A few facts about this film.

My research indicates that TWO LOST WORLDS is made up of two episodes of an un-aired T.V. series. Perhaps the producers of this T.V. series thought these pilot episodes were so spiffy that they decided to edit them into a feature film and release it to theaters. Perhaps not. It is more likely the series just did not sell. This explains the films bifurcated structure. The dinosaur sequences come from that often mined film ONE MILLION B.C.

Other films made from unsold T.V. shows include PROJECT MOON BASE; JUNGLE HELL; TARZAN AND THE TRAPPERS; and INVISIBLE AVENGER. I'm sure there are a least a dozen more examples of films made from unsold pilots that could be found.


8 of 12 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?