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The People That Time Forgot (1977)

In 1919, a British expedition in the Antarctica region is searching for a lost American explorer and finds a hidden prehistoric world instead.

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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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Charly looks a lot like Princess Leia with similar hair style. See more »

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Ajor is supposedly an uneducated prehistoric woman. However, she shows absolutely no fascination or wonderment at the 20th century clothing worn by Ben and the others, nor with their equipment and weapons. Indeed, when Ben fired warning shots at the T-Rex Ajor should have been just as frightened and confused by the noise as the T-Rex. See more »

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[first lines]
Charly: Okay, hold it.
[Charly takes a picture of the Amphib's crew]
Ben McBride: Is it all right if we get back to work now?
Charly: Thanks awfully. Sorry to be such a bore.
Lt. Graham: Not at all, Lady Charlotte. It's rather fun.
Lt. Whitby: Ahem. Mr. Graham.
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Follows The Land That Time Forgot (1974) See more »

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Not entirely believable or realistic but worth watching.
24 October 2004 | by See all my reviews

With a plot like this one, it's hard to go wrong. A post WWI expedition sails to the Antarctic to try tofind a lost man in a prehistoric land tucked between the high icy mountains. Prehistoric dinosaurs keep popping up throughout the film. Then there's always the evil tribe of bad guys causing plenty of trouble. I can't forget to mention the scantily clad cave girl. I doubt if prehistoric women ever looked like this. Throw in a volcano and you have an adventure movie called 'The People That Time Forgot'. The characters and situations are not entirely believable or realistic and the dinosaurs could have used more work on them, but all in all, it was a pretty good, fun movie that's worth watching.


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