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Title: Journey To The Centre Of The Earth

Date: 1959
Type: Sci-Fi
Rating: 3 Stars 3/5
Colour: Yes
Director: Henry Levin

James Mason leads a group of explorers including his nephew (Pat Boon), the widow of a previous explorer (Arlene Dahl) and local guide (Peter Ronson) down an Icelandic volcano and battles with monsters to get to the centre of the earth. Meanwhile the nehews fiance (Diane Baker) is left at home waiting for him.This is a good version of the book by Jules Verne and much better than the more recent versions, helped by good performances James Mason and the other lead characteers and some convincing special effects given when the film was made.


James MasonJames Mason
Pat Boon
Arlene Dahl

Peter Ronson
Diane BakerDiane Baker


Jules Verne
Bernard Herrmann
Journey To The Centre Of The Earth