Dinosaurs have conquered the cinema screens for more than 100 years. If you want to get in the mood for “Jurassic World 3” (theatrical release: June 9) and want to take a look back at the beginnings of the genre, you should definitely catch up on “The Lost World” now at the latest.
With “Jurassic Park” Steven Spielberg created a modern adventure classic for eternity in 1993. The legendary trip to Isla Nublar, where dinosaurs threaten to climb the top of the food chain again, not only enjoys great popularity even after three decades but will soon be expanded once again: “Jurassic World 3: A New Age” will be released on September 9th June 2022 the sixth film in the series in German cinemas. And dinosaur fans are already offered a variety of options to get in the mood for the long-awaited blockbuster, which brings together the cast of the “Jurassic Park” and “Jurassic World” series for the first time.
On the one hand, all previous chapters of the saga will be released on May 26, 2022, in strictly limited Steelbook editions including Blu-ray and 4K Blu-ray…
…on the other hand, one of the ultimate classics of the genre will be released on Blu-ray as early as next Friday (8 April): “The Lost World” aka “The Lost World” was one of the first dinosaur films ever in 1925 and once even inspired the world-famous screen debut of monster film icon King Kong.
Harry O. Hoyt’s film adaptation based on Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s novel of the same name is not only a piece of cinema history but is also worth it on Blu-ray for another reason…
“The Lost World”: Classic silent film including a dubbed version
The story of reporter Ed Malone (Lloyd Hughes), who joins Professor Challenger’s (Wallace Beery) expedition to bring London society proof of the existence of prehistoric giants living in the Amazon, is a landmark stop-motion cinema. Trick technology mastermind Willis O’Brien already ensured great, fantastic cinema 100 years ago and influenced other classics such as “King Kong and the White Woman”, which was created eight years later.
While the musical accompaniment of the silent film cult is, by today’s standards, so to speak calm and far less epic than it would be in 2022, it is above all the images that, a good century later, have not lost a bit of their fascination. special Highlight of the Blu-ray: “The Lost World” is not only available in the restored, original silent film version, but also in the dubbed version. And that for currently just 6.79 euros.