The Lost World
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Based on a novel by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Harry O. Hoyt's silent adventure film remains notable for its early use of stop-motion special effects. Wallace Beery stars as Professor Challenger, a scientist who leads an African expedition that discovers a plateau where dinosaurs still survive.

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Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"It built the mold for much of what came afterward, and those of us who enjoy fantastical films have much to thank it and Willis O'Brien for."
‑ Mark Bourne,
"The tremendous special effects of Willis O'Brien, who later did the same for King Kong, make this film essential viewing for film historians."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"Highly entertaining, if somewhat clumsy, silent special effects film."
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
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