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THE LOST WORLD (1925)

Directed by Harry O. Hoyt
106 min | 1925 | USA | Not Rated

*Post-film discussion with Carrie Levitt-Bussian, Paleontology Collections Manager, Natural History Museum of Utah.

Explorer Professor Challenger is taking quite a beating in the London press thanks to his claim that living dinosaurs exist in the far reaches of the Amazon. Newspaper reporter Edward Malone learns that this claim originates from a diary given to him by fellow explorer Maple White’s daughter, Paula. Malone’s paper funds an expedition to rescue Maple White, who has been marooned at the top of a high plateau. Joined by renowned hunter John Roxton, and others, the group goes to South America, where they do indeed find a plateau inhabited by pre-historic creatures, one of which they even manage to bring back to London with them.

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