Sunday, March 4, 2012

The Ghost of Slumber Mountain - 1918

Country: United States
Writer: Herbert M. Dawley (uncredited), Willis H. O'Brien (uncredited)
Stars: Herbert M. Dawley and Willis H. O'Brien
Release Date: 17 November 1918 (USA)
Budget: $3,000 (estimated)
Sound Mix: Silent
Color: Black and White
Plot Keywords: Prehistoric | Uncle | Ghost | Hermit | Telescope  |  Dream | Lizard | Stop Motion | Author | Artist | Allosaurus | River | Gunfire | Time Travel | Forest | Campfire | Bird | Mountain | Snake | Children | It Was All A Dream | Tyrannosaurus | Dog | Storyteller | Dinosaur | Canoe | Shot In The Face
The crowning triumph of the motion picture.
These giant monsters of the past are seen to breathe. To live again. To move and battle as they did at dawn of life.
Genres: Short | Fantasy | Sci-Fi
Considered to be the first film to deal with the concept of time travel.
In a dream Uncle Jack looks through a magic telescope owned by the ghost of a hermit and sees what life was like millions of years ago, including a battle between prehistoric monsters.  

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