More fun than a barrel of lizards! This is one of the grandest special effects fests of the silent era. The plot involves a group of intrepid scientists who discover dinosaurs on a remote plateau, so you know this will have lots of prehistoric fun.Continue reading “Fun Size Review: The Lost World (1925)”
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle may be famous for Sherlock but what he really loved writing were rousing adventure tales. The most famous of these concerned Professor Challenger and his intrepid band of explorers who discover dinosaurs in a lost world atop a plateau. Cutting edge stop-motion made the film adaptation one of the most beloved silent films.
I love kids. I think they’re splendid. But occasionally, I will make the acquaintance of someone with a, shall we say, spirited tyke. That’s when I wish I could say this. I really, really do. And I just love Arthur Hoyt’s delivery. (He’s talking about the monkey Wallace Beery wants to take along in The Lost World.)