The Lost World Overview:

The Lost World (1925) was a Adventure - Fantasy Film directed by Harry O. Hoyt .

The Lost World was inducted into the National Film Registry in 1998.

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Monsters and Matinees: Exploring the cinematic roads to ‘The Lost World’

By Toni Ruberto on Aug 14, 2022 From Classic Movie Hub Blog

Meet Professor George Edward Challenger, a clever and gruff man with an adventurous spirit but impossible behavior. He lives up to his name by being a challenge to everyone he meets while also issuing challenges to colleagues and foes. He?s a meaty character who is a ?full-charged battery of forc... Read full article

Dell Movie Classics: The Lost World ( 1960 )

By The Metzinger Sisters on May 21, 2022 From Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers

In the 1950s, Dell Comics launched a fantastic movie tie-in series that featured comic books of current hit films. The majority of the titles they chose for this series were aimed at children, so Walt Disney titles often graced the cover of their comics, but also a good number of action and adventur... Read full article

A New Edition of the Seminal Noir Classic, Dark City: The Lost World of Film Noir

By The Lady Eve on Sep 13, 2021 From Lady Eve's Reel Life

Eddie Muller's Original Noir Bible in an Updated and Expanded Edition Eddie MullerBefore he was film noir's czar and long before he was a TCM host, Eddie Muller made a decision to take a leap and, as mythologist Joseph Campbell would've put it, follow his bliss. Muller had been a writer with a 16-ye... Read full article

Throwback Thursday – The Lost World (1925)

By Michael on May 24, 2018 From Durnmoose Movie Musings

Between this blog and my previous one, Professor Damian’s Public Domain Treasure Chest, I’ve been writing about movies for quite a while now. Because of that, there are a lot of posts that have simply gotten lost to the mists of time. So, I figured I’d use the idea of “Throwb... Read full article

THE LOST WORLD (1925) On Blu-ray From Flicker Alley

By Dan Day Jr. on Oct 7, 2017 From The Hitless Wonder Movie Blog

The 1925 silent movie THE LOST WORLD is one of the most important and influential fantastic films ever made. This adaptation of Arthur Conan Doyle's famed novel about the discovery of dinosaurs on a remote plateau near the Amazon set the template for almost all giant monster stories to follow. The o... Read full article

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Prof. Challenger: [title card] And I'm not here tonight to defend my statements - - but to demand that a committee be formed to go back to the Lost World with me -...

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Facts about

The Brontosaurus head was operated by three men.
The original 35mm ten-reel print was destroyed in a fire at Universal Studios.
In July 1929, the Kodascope Libraries acquired the 16mm rights to this film. The original lavender protection positive itself was edited down to five reels to create the abridged 16mm Kodascope version. This abridged Kodascope version was the only one widely known to survive in the U.S. until a more extensive (but still incomplete) original tinted, toned and hand-colored 35mm print was found in 2003 in the hands of a private collector and purchased by Film Preservation Associates.
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The Lost World

Released 1925
Inducted 1998

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