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The Lost World
Based On: The Lost World by Arthur Conan Doyle
Directed By: Harry Hoyt
Released: February 2, 1925
Runtime: 106 minutes
Country: United States
Language: Silent; English intertitles

The Lost World is a 1925 silent film adaptation of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's 1912 book of the same name.


Explorer Professor Challenger is taking quite a beating in the London press thanks to his claim that living dinosaurs exist in the far reaches of the Amazon. Newspaper reporter Edward Malone learns that this claim originates from a diary given to him by fellow explorer Maple White's daughter, Paula. Malone's paper funds an expedition to rescue Maple White, who has been marooned at the top of a high plateau. Joined by renowned hunter John Roxton, and others, the group goes to South America, where they do indeed find a plateau inhabited by pre-historic creatures, one of which they even manage to bring back to London with them.

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