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Baby: Secret of the Lost Legend (1985)

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Paleontologist and her husband discover a mother and baby brontosaurus in Africa, try to protect them from hunters who want to capture them.

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Paleontologist and her husband discover a mother and baby brontosaurus in Africa, try to protect them from hunters who want to capture them.

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22 March 1985 (USA)  »

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Dinosaur... Secret of the Lost Legend  »

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The film's villain, Doctor Eric Kiviat, is loosely based on Dr. Roy Mackal (University of Chicago; biologist, engineer, teacher and biochemist) and his voyages to Africa in search of the legendary living dinosaurs of the Congo, Mokele-Mbembe. Mackal's 1980 Congo trip with fellow cryptozoologist, James Powell, was a featured segment on an episode of "Arthur C. Clarke's Mysterious World" television series. See more »

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Doctor Eric Kiviat: [Witnessing the soldiers having just killed the adult male after it charged at them because they had drugged its mate]
Doctor Eric Kiviat: You've any idea what you've just done?
Doctor Eric Kiviat: That was a one-of-a-kind specimen.
Colonel Nsogbu: No, Professor, there were two.
Colonel Nsogbu: [Pointing at the adult female, which is still alive]
Colonel Nsogbu: *That* is a one-of-a-kind specimen.
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Its problems go beyond a dumb title
19 June 2012 | by (Victoria, BC) – See all my reviews

The folks at Disney must have realized somewhere down the road that the title "Baby: Secret of the Lost Legend" was dumb, because when the movie aired on TV, the title was changed to "Dinosaur: Secret of the Lost Legend". However, a change in the title is not enough to save the movie. It's a pretty slow-moving movie, with significant padding here and there. While the movie was shot in Africa, a lot of the movie still looks like it was filmed on a Hollywood back lot. And while the dinosaurs look passable when seen at a distance, they look very phony when photographed close to the camera. (In fairness to director Bill L. Norton, he didn't think the special effects were ready, but Disney threatened to pull the plug on the project if filming didn't star promptly.) It's possible kids (YOUNG kids) might find this okay, but anyone older should be wary.


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