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Where Time Began (1977)

Viaje al centro de la Tierra (original title)
Also known as 'The Fabulous Journey to the Centre of the Earth'. Partially dubbed to english, but good cinematography.

Director:

Juan Piquer Simón (as J. Piquer Simon)

Writers:

Carlos Puerto (screenplay), Juan Piquer Simón (screenplay) (as Juan Piquer) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kenneth More ... Prof. Otto Lindenbrock
Pep Munné ... Axel (as Pep Munne)
Ivonne Sentis Ivonne Sentis ... Glauben
Frank Braña ... Hans Belker
Jack Taylor ... Olsen
José María Caffarel ... Professor Fridleson (as Jose Mª Caffarel)
Emiliano Redondo ... Prof. Kristoff
Lone Fleming ... Martha
Ricardo Palacios ... Train ticket collector
George Rigaud ... Professor (as Jorge Rigaud)
Fabián Conde Fabián Conde ... (as Fabian Cone)
Ana del Arco Ana del Arco
Manuel Pereiro
Barta Barri ... Professor
Ángel Álvarez ... Professor (as Angel Alvarez)
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Storyline

Like in the novel of Jules Verne four persons try to get to the centre of the world by entering into a world of caves by a volcano. On their way they discover among other things also prehistoric animals like some dinosaurs. Written by Volker Boehm

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Incredible adventures in a fantastic world! See more »


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PG | See all certifications »
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Country:

Spain

Language:

Spanish | English

Release Date:

November 1978 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Where Time Began See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Almena Films See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Trivia

Never shown in British cinemas, this was first shown on ITV at Christmas 1978. See more »

Goofs

At around 00:04:56 in the dubbed English version Professor Kristoff uses different measurement units in three consecutive sentences: "Because the distance between the Earth's crust and it's core is over 6500 KILOMETRES. And no man has ever descended to a depth of more than 3 MILES. So it's obvious we'll never have a glimmer of true knowledge until we are able to reach a depth of at least a 100 LEAGUES." See more »

Quotes

Axel: Yesterday you had a deep gash on your forehead. Wounds apparently heal must faster here.
Axel: Ah, then what a fine battleground it would make!
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Version of Journey to the Center of the Earth (1959) See more »

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awful Jules-Vernes-Adaptation
13 March 2000 | by Lars-65See all my reviews

This movie is one of the worst adaptations of the Jules Verne book "Journey To the Center Of the Earth". The 1959 movie with the same title, starring James Mason, is much better. The cast of "Where Time Began" is very uninspired - especially Kenneth Moore (usually a very good actor) is very disappointing. The sets are look cheap, and one can almost smell the paint and rubber the prehistoric monsters are made of. Besides I didn't really figure out where this 'Olsen'-character came from and disappeared to. He seemed to have figured out a way to travel through time, as well as through space. Overall, this movie is a big disappointment - I wouldn't even recommend it for a rainy afternoon.


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