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Edgar Rice Burroughs (based upon "The People That Time Forgot" by)
Patrick Tilley (screenplay)
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Release Date:
17 August 1977 (France) See more »
FIRST 'The Land That Time Forgot'. THEN 'At The Earth's Core'. NOW a fantastic incredible world of savage mystery... See more »
In 1919, a British expedition in the Antarctica region is searching for a lost American explorer and finds a hidden prehistoric world instead. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order)

Patrick Wayne ... Ben McBride

Doug McClure ... Bowen Tyler

Sarah Douglas ... Charly

Dana Gillespie ... Ajor
Thorley Walters ... Norfolk

Shane Rimmer ... Hogan
Tony Britton ... Captain Lawton

John Hallam ... Chung-Sha

David Prowse ... Executioner (as Dave Prowse)

Milton Reid ... Sabbala

Kiran Shah ... Bolum

Richard LeParmentier ... Lt. Whitby (as Richard Parmentier)
Jimmy Ray ... Lt. Graham
Tony McHale ... Telegraphist

Directed by
Kevin Connor 
Writing credits
Edgar Rice Burroughs (based upon "The People That Time Forgot" by)

Patrick Tilley (screenplay)

Produced by
Samuel Z. Arkoff .... executive producer
John Dark .... producer
Max Rosenberg .... producer (uncredited)
Original Music by
John Scott 
Cinematography by
Alan Hume (director of photography)
Film Editing by
John Ireland 
Barry Peters 
Production Design by
Maurice Carter 
Set Decoration by
Simon Wakefield 
Makeup Department
Robin Grantham .... makeup artist
Colin Jamison .... hairdresser
Production Management
Graham Easton .... production supervisor
Agustín Pastor .... production manager: Spain (as Agustin Pastor)
Richard R. St. Johns .... executive in charge of production
Donald Toms .... production manager: U.K. (as Don Toms)
Salvatore Billitteri .... post-production supervisor (uncredited)
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Andy Armstrong .... second assistant director
Bryan Coates .... assistant director
Art Department
David Coley .... carpenter
Bert Davey .... art director: UK
Fernando González .... art director: Spain
Bert Hearn .... property master
Bill Beavis .... scenic artist (uncredited)
Sound Department
Gerry Humphreys .... dubbing mixer
George Stephenson .... sound mixer
Roger Van Engel .... dubbing editor
Special Effects by
David Harris .... special effects foreman
John Richardson .... special effects supervisor: Spain
Ian Wingrove .... special effects supervisor: U.K.
Visual Effects by
Charles Staffell .... process photography
Peter Diamond .... stunts (uncredited)
Camera and Electrical Department
Peter Allwork .... aerial photographer
Derek V. Browne .... camera operator (as Derek Browne)
Mike Frift .... camera assistant
John Harris .... aerial photographer
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Brenda Dabbs .... wardrobe
Daryl Bristow .... wardrobe master (uncredited)
Editorial Department
Rita Burgess .... assistant editor
Steve Pickard .... second assistant editor (uncredited)
Other crew
Samuel Z. Arkoff .... presenter
Jeremy Coote .... production runner
Steve Previn .... production executive: A.I.P.
Doreen Soan .... continuity
Vicki Deason .... production assistant (uncredited)
Beryl Harvey .... production assistant (uncredited)

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90 min
Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
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The professors sleeproll changes colors several times from blue to red.See more »
Revealing mistakes: When the stegosaurus pulls the airplane, and the rope is cut, the airplane continues for a second or two as though it had momentum and then comes to an abrupt halt. It could not have had momentum to keep going once the rope was cut, traveling that slow uphill with that much weight, and nobody was operating the brakes at the time so it could not have been braked to a halt as it appeared to do.See more »
[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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