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Lost Horizon (1973)

While escaping war-torn China, a group of Europeans crash in the Himalayas, where they are rescued and taken to the mysterious Valley of the Blue Moon, Shangri-La. Hidden from the rest of ... See full summary »

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While escaping war-torn China, a group of Europeans crash in the Himalayas, where they are rescued and taken to the mysterious Valley of the Blue Moon, Shangri-La. Hidden from the rest of the world, Shangri-La is a haven of peace and tranquility for world-weary diplomat Richard Conway. His ambitious brother, George, sees it as a prison from which he must escape, even if it means risking his life and bringing destruction to the ancient culture of Shangri-La. Written by Marg Baskin <marg@asd.raytheon.ca>

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Come to a new world of music, a new world of adventure, and a new world of love! See more »


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Release Date:

17 March 1973 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Horizonte Perdido  »

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Budget:

$12,000,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$3,000,000
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(original) | (general release)

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(70 mm prints)| (35 mm prints)

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(Metrocolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Robert Shaw was originally offered the part of Richard Conway. See more »

Goofs

The library at Shangri-La is supposed to be a repository for the world's great literature. A number of "Readers Digest Condensed Books" on its shelves. See more »

Quotes

Sally Hughes: Sally, Golden Girl. I was always taught dreams could come true. It's terrific to believe when you're a kid. A little more difficult later on when you're a little more difficult. All that passion and involvement. Men. Causes. I went around agonizing about man's inhumanity to man. I made a good living out of taking pictures of people with their heads blown off; so, that other people with their heads still on and usually under hairdryers could get a kick out of 'em before turning to the nearest ...
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Soundtracks

Share the Joy
(uncredited)
Written by Burt Bacharach and Hal David
Performed by Olivia Hussey (dubbed by Andra Willis)
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Can't get it out of my head!!!
4 July 1999 | by See all my reviews

I watched this film when I was a young girl in Taipei, Taiwan. I loved the film! From the wonderful cast, to the scenery and the musical scores! It has stuck with me throughout the years as being one of my favorites. My sister and I had the sound track and played it all the time during our teenage years. If I had it today, I would still play it.


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