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The People That Time Forgot (1977)

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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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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The 7th continent - A lost world shut off by a wall of ice, roamed by beasts unknown to science, ruled by men lost to history, doomed to vanish in a chaos of leaping flames! See more »

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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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[attempting to repair the damaged plane]
Hogan: God damn it! When I put you together you stay together!
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Lame and Absurd Adventure
1 February 2014 | by (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – See all my reviews

The newspaper of the family of the photographer Charly (Sarah Douglas) sponsors an expedition to the Arctic in the ship Polar Queen to find and rescue Bowen Tyler (Doug McClure). Soon the rescue team formed by Tyler's friend Ben McBride (Patrick Wayne), Professor Norfolk (Thorley Walters) and Charly fly in an airplane with the pilot Hogan (Shane Rimmer) to a distant place while Captain Lawton (Tony Britton) waits for their return on board of the Polar Queen. However they are hit by a pterodactyl and crash in a weird land of prehistoric animals. Soon they meet the native Ajor (Dana Gillespie) that surprisingly speaks English. They learn that Tyler had taught English to her tribe that evolved from the Stone Age to the Iron Age, but he was captured by a wild tribe. While Hogan fixes the airplane, Ajor joins the group to help them to find Tyler and bring him back to the civilization in a dangerous journey.

"The People That Time Forgot" is a lame and absurd adventure with a silly story. It is funny to see the hot native Ajor with a fashion haircut (1977); or the tropical forest in the middle of the Arctic; or Hogan scoring the number of pterodactyls that he has killed; or Professor Norfolk throwing away Charly's camera to lighten the weight in the airplane; or the group skilled in sword fighting. My vote is four.

Title (Brazil): "O Mundo Que o Tempo Esqueceu" ("The World That Time Forgot")


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