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The People That Time Forgot (1977)

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A sequel to The Land That Time Forgot. Major Ben McBride organises a mission to the Antarctic wastes to search for his friend (Doug McClure) who has been missing in the region for several ... See full summary »

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Ben McBride
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Charly
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Ajor
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Norfolk
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Chung-Sha
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Executioner (as Dave Prowse)
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A sequel to The Land That Time Forgot. Major Ben McBride organises a mission to the Antarctic wastes to search for his friend (Doug McClure) who has been missing in the region for several years. McBride's party find themselves in a world populated by primitive warriors and terrifying prehistoric creatures, all of whom they must evade in order to get back safely to their ship. Written by Jonathon Dabell <BC602070@pixie.ntu.ac.uk>

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FIRST 'The Land That Time Forgot'. THEN 'At The Earth's Core'. NOW a fantastic incredible world of savage mystery... See more »


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17 August 1977 (France)  »

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O Mundo que o Tempo Esqueceu  »

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The armored creature that attacks McBride and his group in the cave near the end of the film was actually a model of the Late Permian reptile called Scutosaurus. See more »

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When the heroes are making their escape from the Mountain of Skulls, and Tyler is holding off the archers with a pistol, one of the archers' arrows hits him squarely in the face and bounces off. See more »

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[hearing a dinosaur roar]
Ben McBride: What is it, Doc?
Norfolk: It can only be one thing. Prehistoric!
[they hear another roar]
Norfolk: Definitely prehistoric.
[they hear a woman's scream]
Norfolk: That's human.
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Not As Bad As I Remember
15 June 2007 | by (.: Fiendish Writings in the Dark :.) – See all my reviews

I remembered horrible performances, cheap sets, and a contrived storyline. It's amazing I bothered with this one again, but I'm glad I did. While this is no masterpiece, it is actually much better than I remembered. Continuing forward from the original installment, "The Land That Time Forgot," picks up the Bowen Tyler (Doug McClure) character after having been left behind by the crew of his original mission, and discovers what has happened in his life since his isolation began.

While this IS horribly dated, Patrick Wayne is actually quite good. You may remember Patrick Wayne from Sinbad and the Eye of the Tiger. He is also John Wayne's son, who was offered the role as Superman in the original movie, but turned it down due to his father's accelerating cancer.

The sets were not as bad as I thought I remembered, either, but the dialog delivery is still pretty false and unnatural.

All in all? As a "B" flick, this isn't bad for a rainy day diversion. It's still not a masterpiece and is RIPE for a remake, but there is some entertainment to be derived from this work.

It rates a 4.7/10 from...

the Fiend :.


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