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Cowboy James Franciscus seeks fame and fortune by capturing a Tyrannosaurus Rex living in the Forbidden Valley and putting it in a Mexican circus. His victim, called the Gwangi, turns out to have an aversion to being shown in public. Another film featuring the stop-action special effects talents of Ray Harryhausen.Written by
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The Valley of Gwangi is a lot better than the earlier dinosaur/cowboy movie, The Beast of Hollow Mountain. It contains a lot more dinosaurs and better special effects. These were created by the great Ray Harryhausen.
The film itself is very enjoyable with good performances from the cast including Richard Carlson (It Came From Outer Space, The Creature From the Black Lagoon). The music score is excellent. The ending was rather sad though.
This is a must if you like dinosaur films like me.
Rating: 4 and a half stars out of 5.
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