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Lost Continent (1951)

Passed | | Sci-Fi | 17 August 1951 (USA)
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 »

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(as Samuel Newfield)

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(screenplay), (story)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
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Maj. Joe Nolan
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Marla Stevens
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Lt. Danny Wilson
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Michael Rostov
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Native Girl
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Sgt. Willie Tatlow
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Stanley Briggs
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Robert Phillips
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Air Police Sergeant
William E. Green ...
Simmons (as William Gren)
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Storyline

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 with a native girl, a big lizard, and some dinosaurs. Written by Marty McKee <mmckee@wkio.com>

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A THOUSAND TERRIFYING THRILLS! (original print -all caps) See more »

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Sci-Fi

Certificate:

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17 August 1951 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Continente Perdido  »

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(Western Electric Recording)

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(tinted)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Shot in 11 days. See more »

Goofs

The Triceratops and Brontosaurus are portrayed as vicious killers that attack without provocation. In reality both were plant eaters that probably attacked others only in self-defense. See more »

Quotes

Nolan: Look at the size of that footprint! I've never seen anything like it before!
Phillips: I have. Once... in a museum.
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Connections

Edited into Muchachada nui: Episode #1.12 (2007) See more »

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My Memory May Be Vague About This Movie
28 August 2001 | by (Nebraska) – See all my reviews

The first and last time I saw this movie was the early 1960's, if not before then. So I saw it through the eyes of a young person. I enjoyed this movie and once in a while would give it a thought that I would like to see it again. It was neat seeing Sid Melton in this movie as he was one of my favorite characters on the TV series CAPTAIN MIDNIGHT, where he played Ichabod Mudd. If I saw it today I might think it was hokey, but back then the special effects to me were very good.

I gave it a 6 rating.


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