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The Time Machine (1960) was a Adventure - Romance Film directed by George Pal and produced by George Pal.

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The Time Machine (1960)

By Beatrice on Mar 7, 2017 From Flickers in Time

The Time Machine Directed by George Pal Written by David Duncan from a novel by H.G. Wells 1960/USA George Pal Productions/Galaxy Films Inc. First viewing/Amazon Instant I’ve read the source novel and was looking forward to the movie. ?It is nowhere near as thought-provoking but still a fun... Read full article

The Time Machine – part 9

By Tom on Nov 14, 2012 From The Old Movie House

Errors, Screw-ups, and Cinematic Gremlins Every film, even those with very special “special effects”, and gigantic budgets, are always prone to errors. Even films where special attention is paid to detail errors almost always creep in. Most of the time the errors are glaring, and are so... Read full article

The Time Machine – part 8

By Tom on Nov 8, 2012 From The Old Movie House

George is now in the fight of his life. His only chance is to light the torch he made. If he could do that the Morlocks would stay away from him, and the light from the torch. While he’s fighting he calls to Weena to get the torch. She tries to get it, but is frightened off by a Morlock. Georg... Read full article

The Time Machine – part 7

By Tom on Nov 6, 2012 From The Old Movie House

I’d like to dedicate the remainder of this blog to my uncle Jim who passed away on Nov 2 2012 The next morning Weena introduces George to the time he has become trapped in. She shows him shafts nobody knows anything about. When George approaches one of the shafts, of which there are dozens, W... Read full article

The Time Machine – part 6

By Tom on Nov 2, 2012 From The Old Movie House

After George berates the Eloi he leaves the pavilion, and stomps down the stairs, eager to return to his time. Weena gets up to try and talk to him, but night has fallen and she won’t go any further than the door. As George gets closer to the spot where he left his machine he sees emptiness. T... Read full article

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When they were rebuilding the Time Machine they had to completely remanufacture the missing chair (originally a barber's chair), the disk and the control panel. The panel had been removed from the machine during production so that the close-up shots of it could be filmed. What became of the original props is not known.
When the question about which three books did George take, it is interesting to note that the most of the books in the bookcase have been rearranged sometime between the beginning of the movie (when George was writing the dinner note) and the time when Filby asked which three books.
The "lava" in the volcano scene in downtown was actually oatmeal with orange and red food coloring spilled onto a platform and slowly moved down the miniature set.
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