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The People That Time Forgot (1977)

In 1919, a British expedition in the Antarctica region is searching for a lost American explorer and finds a hidden prehistoric world instead.

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Cast overview:
... Ben McBride
... Bowen Tyler
... Charly
... Ajor
Thorley Walters ... Norfolk
... Hogan
Tony Britton ... Captain Lawton
... Chung-Sha
... Executioner (as Dave Prowse)
... Sabbala
... Bolum
... Lt. Whitby (as Richard Parmentier)
Jimmy Ray ... Lt. Graham
Tony McHale ... Telegraphist
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A sequel to The Land That Time Forgot. Major Ben McBride organises a mission to the Antarctic wastes to search for his friend (Doug McClure) who has been missing in the region for several years. McBride's party find themselves in a world populated by primitive warriors and terrifying prehistoric creatures, all of whom they must evade in order to get back safely to their ship. Written by Jonathon Dabell <BC602070@pixie.ntu.ac.uk>

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FIRST 'The Land That Time Forgot'. THEN 'At The Earth's Core'. NOW a fantastic incredible world of savage mystery... See more »


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17 August 1977 (France)  »

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O Mundo que o Tempo Esqueceu  »

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Trivia

Rescue team used amphib seaplane for rescue from mother ship with Lewis machine gun, circa 1919. See more »

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When the heroes are making their escape from the Mountain of Skulls, and Tyler is holding off the archers with a pistol, one of the archers' arrows hits him squarely in the face and bounces off. See more »

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[first lines]
Charly: Okay, hold it.
[Charly takes a picture of the Amphib's crew]
Ben McBride: Is it all right if we get back to work now?
Charly: Thanks awfully. Sorry to be such a bore.
Lt. Graham: Not at all, Lady Charlotte. It's rather fun.
Lt. Whitby: Ahem. Mr. Graham.
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Inferior sequel
15 April 2012 | by See all my reviews

The Land That Time Forgot was a surprisingly decent entry into the lost world of cavemen / dinosaurs adventure genre of the 70s, but this paint- by-numbers follow-up is nothing special. Block of wood celebrity offspring Patrick Wayne leads a band of rescuers in search of first movie survivor Doug McClure. The resulting chases, fights, narrow escapes etc. are the usual stuff of adventure movies, but the stunt choreography comes off as ordinary and uninspired. Oh-so-British Sarah Douglas is along as one of Wayne's crew but she has little to do here other than stand around looking uncomfortable. And the Lost Land itself, an important and colorful presence in the first film, is less imaginatively conceived this time around. Not a bad time waster when you have nothing better to do for a couple of hours, but try not to expect too much in the way of visionary fantasy. It isn't here.


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