LEGEND OF THE LOST (Theatrical release USA 1957)

Ben Meyers’ rating: 3.7|5.0 Starsììì

Legend of the Lost—an average adventure film—has lost itself in the year in was made: 1957. The movie serves as a good John Wayne study piece for an academic, but it only tracks the surface of a story that could have been quite exciting. It fails its drama potential.

Storyline

A man hires a guide to go into the desert looking for treasure.

Additional Thanks

Thank you to Director Henry Hathaway for directing effort. Thank you to Producer Henry Hathaway for making the film possible. Additional characters/cast include: Joe January (John Wayne), Dita (Sophia Loren), Paul Bonnard (Rossano Brazzi), Prefect Dukas (Kurt Kasznar), Girl (Sonia Moser), Girl (Angela Portaluri), and Galli Galli (Ibrahim El Hadish).

Buy a ticket? Yes? No? Maybe?

Maybe. But one watch will shelve the film into history and sadly, will quickly become a discarded memory.

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