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Lost Continent
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Release Date:
17 August 1951 (USA) See more »
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Monsters in a land that time forgot! See more »
Plot:
Major Joe Nolan heads a rescue mission in the South Pacific to recover a downed atomic rocket. The crew crashlands on a mysterious island... See more » | Full synopsis »
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Entertaining, with some nice twists. See more (33 total) »

Cast

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Cesar Romero ... Maj. Joe Nolan
Hillary Brooke ... Marla Stevens
Chick Chandler ... Lt. Danny Wilson

John Hoyt ... Michael Rostov
Acquanetta ... Native Girl

Sid Melton ... Sgt. Willie Tatlow

Whit Bissell ... Stanley Briggs

Hugh Beaumont ... Robert Phillips
Murray Alper ... Air Police Sergeant
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Paul Bradley ... Officer at Proving Grounds (uncredited)
William E. Green ... Simmons (uncredited)
Ed Hinton ... Officer at Proving Grounds (uncredited)
Clark Howat ... Naval Captain (uncredited)
Chubby Johnson ... Bunker 'Suit' (unconfirmed) (uncredited)
Bert Stevens ... Officer at Proving Grounds (uncredited)
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Directed by
Sam Newfield  (as Samuel Newfield)
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Orville H. Hampton  uncredited
Richard H. Landau 
Carroll Young  story

Produced by
Jack Leewood .... associate producer
Robert L. Lippert .... executive producer
Sigmund Neufeld .... producer
 
Original Music by
Paul Dunlap 
 
Cinematography by
Jack Greenhalgh 
 
Film Editing by
Philip Cahn 
 
Art Direction by
Frank Paul Sylos  (as F. Paul Sylos)
 
Makeup Department
Harry Ross .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Bert Sternbach .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Stanley Neufeld .... assistant director
 
Sound Department
John D. Hall .... sound effects
Fred Lau .... sound
 
Special Effects by
Augie Lohman .... special effects
 
Visual Effects by
Ray Mercer .... opticals
Edward Nassour .... animation supervisor (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Alfred Berke .... wardrobe supervisor
 
Music Department
George C. Emick .... music editor
Paul Dunlap .... orchestrator (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Orville H. Hampton .... dialogue supervisor
 

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Runtime:
83 min
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Sound Mix:
Mono (Western Electric Recording)
Certification:
Finland:K-8 | Germany:12 | USA:Approved (certificate #15313)

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Trivia:
Shot in 11 days.See more »
Goofs:
Factual errors: 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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8 out of 9 people found the following review useful.
Entertaining, with some nice twists., 15 May 2001
Author: G.Spider from UK

A bona fide atomic age film. A group of military men and scientists go looking for a missing rocket, soon find themselves making their way up onto a mountain where dinosaurs still roam. Alright, so it's The Lost World with an atomic rocket, but the characters are well-thought-out, the film is highly entertaining, the green tint was an original idea and there are interesting and thought-provoking pieces of atomic age tension. The bonus is that this film differs from a lot of monster movies of the fifties in that the dinosaurs are stop-motion rather than photo-enlarged lizards. Well worth seeing if you're a fan of dinosaur films, or sci-fi in general.

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