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    Dinosaurs Bones Photo with Cast and Crew of The Lost World. Sir Arthur Conan-Doyle's novel The Lost World served as the basis for this classic 1925 dinosaur thriller, complete with Willis O'Brien special effects and an appearance by Conan-Doyle himself. Here are three wonderful behind-the-scene cast and company shots. The first, taken outside a soundstage, shows stars Lewis Stone, Wallace Beery, Bessie Love, Virginia Brown Faire, et al with director Harry Hoyt, cinematographer Arthur Edeson, and more all posing with the skeleton of a giant dinosaur - with actor Lloyd Hughes atop the skeleton's back. Shot number two is also of the company, taken farther back to show the entire dinosaur skeleton, and here Bessie Love is seated on the on the creature's neck. Shot three shows stars Beery, Stone, Love, Brown-Faire et al, seated by a little bridge and lagoon, all gathered about director Hoyt and his crew. The shots are not signed. A small piece is torn from the upper right border of shot three. Behind-the-scene shots are always fascinating, these especially so, considering the stars and company and the magnificent dinosaur skeleton. Wonderful mementos from a milestone of cinema special effects magic.

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    April, 2006
    14th-15th Friday-Saturday
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