Fantasy / Sci-Fi

The Lost World

Starring: Michael Rennie, Jill St. John, David Hedison

The Lost World is a 1960 fantasy adventure film based on the novel of the same name by Arthur Conan Doyle and from legendary fantasy/adventure director and producer Irwin Allen (Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea, The Towering Inferno, The Poseidon Adventure) An eccentric scientist (Claude Rains Lawrence of Arabia) returns from the Amazon with news of a distant plateau where creatures from the dawn of time still prowl the jungle. To prove his story, he gathers a team of explorers, including a journalist (David Hedison - Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea), a playboy adventurer (Michael Rennie - The Day the Earth Stood Still), a beautiful socialite (Jill St John - Diamonds Are Forever) and a pilot (Fernando Lamas - The Violent Ones) with a secret plan of revenge. But an unexpected attack on their camp leaves the group stranded in a world of dinosaurs and other exotic creatures, where humans are no longer lords of the earth, they are helpless prey!