Valley of the Dragons (1961 film)
|Valley of the Dragons|
|Directed by||Edward Bernds|
|Written by||Edward Bernds and Donald Zimbalist, based on Jules Verne's Off on a Comet|
|Starring||Cesare Danova, Sean McClory, Joan Staley and Danielle De Metz|
|Music by||Ruby Raskin|
|Edited by||Edwin H. Bryant|
|Distributed by||Columbia Pictures|
|Release date(s)||November 1961|
|Running time||82 minutes|
Valley of the Dragons (UK title: Prehistoric Valley) is a black and white 1961 science fiction film loosely based on Jules Verne's Off on a Comet and heavily dependent on stock footage from the movies One Million B.C., Cat-Women of the Moon and Rodan.
Two men preparing for duel in 1881 Algiers, American Michael Denning and Frenchman Hector Servadac, are swept from the face of the earth by a passing comet and find themselves on another world with cavemen and prehistoric animals. They try to find a way back to Earth. (Servadac is the only one of 36 characters retained from the original novel.)
- Valley of the Dragons at Internet Movie Databse IMDb.
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