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Title:The Lost World

Date: 1925
Type: Adventure / Fantasy
Rating: 4 Stars 4/5
Colour: Black and Whiite / Silent
Director: Harry O Hoyt

An explorer who claims to have found living dinosaurs on a high plateau in a remote part of the amazon jungle organises an expedition to prove his calims true. He takes a hunter, a reporter and the daughter of another explorer who has gone missing. They find the plateau, the dinoosaurs and have a series of adventures. This is the first adaptation of the novel and for the time the monster are impressive. They were produced using stop motion technique. It is also the first time monster are unleashed in a city causing havoc and destruction. View it from the perspective of someone from 1925 seeing it for the first time to appreciate the quality and impact of the film.


Wallace BeeryWallace Beery
Lloyd HughesLloyd Hughes
Lewis StoneLewis Stone
Bessie LoveBessie Love
Alma Bennett
Arthur HoytArthur Hoyt
Margaret McWade
Bull Montana



Arthur Conan Doyle


First National Picture