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Atlantis, the Lost Continent (1961)

 -  Adventure | Sci-Fi  -  3 May 1961 (USA)
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A Greek Fisherman brings an Atlantean Princess back to her homeland which is the mythical city of Atlantis. He is enslaved for his trouble. The King is being manipulated by an evil sorcerer... See full summary »

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Sal Ponti ...
Demetrios (as Anthony Hall)
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Captain of the Guard (as Bill Smith)
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Berry Kroeger ...
Edgar Stehli ...
Wolfe Barzell ...
Jay Novello ...
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A Greek Fisherman brings an Atlantean Princess back to her homeland which is the mythical city of Atlantis. He is enslaved for his trouble. The King is being manipulated by an evil sorcerer who is bent on using a natural resource of Atlantis to take over the world. The Atlanteans, or rather the slaves of Atlantis, are forced to mine a crystalline material which absorbs the suns rays. These crystals can then be used for warmth. The misuse of science has created weapons out of the crystals that can fire a heat ray to destroy whatever it touches. Written by <harold.lind@airtouch.com>

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SIGHTS NEVER BEFORE SEEN - Adventure never before experienced!

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Adventure | Sci-Fi

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3 May 1961 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Atlantide continente perduto  »

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(Westrex Recording System)

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Azor's chambers include a few Krell gauges from Forbidden Planet (1956) See more »

Goofs

When the priest demonstrates the model crystal and uses it to destroy a vase, the vase melts. As the last part melts a round hole used to pump hot air up into the wax vase can be seen beneath it. See more »

Quotes

Demetrios: The end has come.
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Crazy Credits

For once in his life, Paul Frees gets an on-screen credit for a voice-over job, the narration in the opening and closing sequences. Strangely, he is billed not in the cast list, but in the technical credits. See more »

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Imaginative adventure fantasy
6 May 2000 | by (Vancouver, Canada) – See all my reviews

This film held up alot better than I remembered it. Sure, the acting isn't great, some of the dialogue is flat, the costumes and hats are ridiculous, but this film is enjoyable, especially if you gravitate towards exotic adventure stories with a greco-roman flavour. There's even a gladiator fight! Though it seems dated and cheap by today's standards, it had some nice set design and miniature work.

This would be a great contender for a remake, as long as they don't leave out my favourite elements: the monsters! Those scenes are still disturbing!


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