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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)

Writers:

(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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Monsters in a land that time forgot! See more »

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Sci-Fi

Certificate:

Passed | See all certifications »
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17 August 1951 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Continente Perdido  »

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(Western Electric Recording)

Color:

(tinted)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Mentioned in Stephen King's "The Dark Tower VII: The Dark Tower" as a movie that scared the character Jake Chambers as a child and is used against him in a mind-trap as his deepest fear. See more »

Goofs

When Major Nolan gets up to go into the back of the aircraft, prior to refueling, he bumps the throttle control housing which moves. This housing is affixed solidly to the aircraft in reality. 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 Robot Monster (1953) See more »

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Good B movie
3 April 1999 | by (NJ) – See all my reviews

Saw this when I was a kid. It wasn't the monsters that interested me though. The musical score is tremendous. Why was such an elaborate work put in this film? Also a very good cast. All went on to TV series on their own. If you enjoy the 50s monster movies, here's a good choice for a late night.


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