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Valley of Mystery (1967)

A Meridian Airlines flight from Miami to Caracas crashes in the Venezuelan jungle, stranding 130 passengers and crew in hostile surroundings.

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Joseph Lejtes
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Richard Egan ... Wade Cochran
Peter Graves ... Ben Barstow
Joby Baker ... Pete Patton
Lois Nettleton ... Rita Brown
Harry Guardino ... Danny O'Neill
Julie Adams ... Joan Simon
Fernando Lamas ... Francisco Rivera
Alfred Ryder ... Dr. Weatherly
Karen Sharpe ... Connie Lane
Barbara Werle ... Ann Dickson
Lee Patterson ... Dino Doretti
Rodolfo Acosta ... Manuel Sanchez
Douglas Kennedy ... Charles Kiley
Don Stewart ... Jim Walker
Leonard Nimoy ... Spence Atherton
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A Meridian Airlines flight from Miami to Caracas crashes in the Venezuelan jungle, stranding 130 passengers and crew in hostile surroundings.

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They Crash Into a Valley of Terror!

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Action | Adventure

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This TV movie began life as an unsold television series pilot for NBC called "Stranded". The network liked the film enough to add forty minutes to its original running time, with new scenes shot to enhance Lois Nettleton's role, and changing the pilot's necessarily open-ended conclusion for a more conventional finish. See more »

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Ben Barstow: Don't Panic! And don't thrash around! That only makes it worse!
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Schlock
13 June 2012 | by a-eastSee all my reviews

A jetliner with 130 souls on board crashes in the jungles of Venezuela, so far off its flight plan that no one is ever likely to find the survivors. They must shift for themselves. It's an old premise that can still work given the proper treatment but this made-for-TV movie -- originally a pilot for a projected series -- is so tired and lifeless that it can't even qualify as "fun." Those with nothing better to do can watch a cast of left-overs and washed-ups and might-have-beens traipse around an utterly unconvincing jungle, engaging in the hokiest of subplots and back-stories, but even this barely-better-than-nothing activity quickly wears thin. Richard Egan plays the flight's captain but if you're hoping to see him take his shirt off, you will be disappointed. Even in the jungle, his uniform shirt remains white, crisp, tidy, and buttoned up.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 September 1967 (West Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

Stranded See more »

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Universal Television See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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