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At the Earth's Core (1976)

A Victorian era scientist and his assistant take a test run in their Iron Mole drilling machine and end up in a strange underground labyrinth ruled by a species of giant telepathic bird and full of prehistoric monsters and cavemen.

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David Innes
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Dr. Abner Perry
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Cy Grant ...
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Godfrey James ...
Ghak
Sean Lynch ...
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Keith Barron ...
Dowsett
Helen Gill ...
Maisie
Anthony Verner ...
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Robert Gillespie ...
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Bobby Parr ...
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Andee Cromarty ...
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A Victorian scientist and his young American backer set off in their new earth-boring machine with a short test on a Welsh mountain. Unfortunately the thing is rather more powerful than expected and they end up in an enormous cavern at the centre of the earth. Here they find a race of humans enslaved to evil oversized prehistoric birds with extra-sensory abilities. The travellers decide they can be some help, the more so as at least one of the slaves is very eye-catching. Written by Jeremy Perkins {J-26}

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July 1976 (USA)  »

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Edgar Rice Burroughs' At the Earth's Core  »

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$1,500,000 (estimated)
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Actor/stuntman Bobby Parr lost a finger during a fight sequence with Doug McClure that went wrong. See more »

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[first lines]
Dr. Abner Perry: Slowly does it, Mr. Evans!
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Rubber-monster-tastic!!
12 July 2008 | by (Kingdom of Fife) – See all my reviews

Shame on you if you give this film a low rating. How can you not like a film that has Doug McClure, Peter Cushing, silly rubber monsters, fights, (and for the guys, that woman that was the baddie's henchwoman in The Spy Who Loved Me and one of the seventies Sinbad films, not wearing very much of whom my mother said "She wasn't picked for the colour of her eyes"), lava, silly wigs and a daft Victorian drilling machine very much like the one used in the old Thunderbirds series? Whoever watched this film and slagged it off was watching it for the wrong reasons. It may be crap, but is definitely good crap. They don't make 'em like they used to, sigh......


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