Lost Horizon

Lost Horizon

Director: Charles Jarrott Cast: Peter Finch, Liv Ullmann, Sally Kellerman


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Lost Horizon

James Hilton's beloved fantasy novel about the land of Shangri-La was given an awkward musical treatment in this extravagantly produced flop. Larry Kramer's screenplay stays close to the 1937 Frank Capra original, as a plane fleeing China crashes in the Himalayas and a mixed group of survivors discovers the magical, peaceful land of Shangri-La. Here the film becomes a full-fledged musical, with songs by Burt Bacharach and Hal David illustrating the distant realm's nature and the conflict that happiness causes amongst the survivors. Curiosity-seekers may be intrigued by the film's reputation as a notorious dud, but fans of the story would be better served by the classic original, despite a cast of well-respected names, including Peter Finch (in the Ronald Colman role), John Gielgud, Liv Ullmann, and Charles Boyer.

Product Details

Release Date: 10/04/2011
UPC: 0043396309074
Original Release: 1973
Rating: G
Source: Sony Pictures Home
Region Code: 1
Time: 2:29:00
Sales rank: 2,105

Special Features

Original song demos by Burt Bacharach (with photo gallery); Ross Hunter shirt - a 36 minute film; Original trailers and TV spots; Ross Hunter on the way to Shangri-La - 10 minute featurette; Alternate scene - "I Come to You"

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Peter Finch Richard Conway
Liv Ullmann Catherine
Sally Kellerman Sally Hughes
George Kennedy Sam Cornelius
Michael York George conway
Olivia Hussey Maria
Larry Duran Oriental Pilot
Virginia Ann Lee Actor
Hedley Mattingly Actor
Kent Smith Actor
Miiko Taka Actor
John van Dreelen Actor
John Gielgud Chang
Bobby Van Harry Lovett
James Shigeta Brother To-Lenn
Charles Boyer The High Lama
Burt Bacharach Conductor

Technical Credits
Charles Jarrott Director
Preston Ames Art Director
Burt Bacharach Score Composer,Musical Direction/Supervision
Butler-Glouner, Inc. Special Effects
Hal David Songwriter
Jack Hayes Musical Arrangement
Ross Hunter Producer
Larry Kramer Screenwriter
Jean Louis Costumes/Costume Designer
Jacque Mapes Associate Producer
Hermes Pan Choreography
Arthur Piantadosi Sound/Sound Designer
Sheldon Schrager Asst. Director
Leo Shuken Musical Arrangement
Jack Solomon Sound/Sound Designer
Bruce Surtees Camera Operator
Robert Surtees Cinematographer
Richard Tyler Sound/Sound Designer
Dan Wallin Editor
Harold E. Wellman Camera Operator
Maury Winetrobe Editor
Jerry Wunderlich Set Decoration/Design

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Lost Horizon
1. Chapter 1 [9:10]
2. Chapter 2 [8:21]
3. Chapter 3 [8:43]
4. Chapter 4 [9:39]
5. Chapter 5 [10:29]
6. Chapter 6 [8:26]
7. Chapter 7 [7:14]
8. Chapter 8 [10:51]
9. Chapter 9 [8:43]
10. Chapter 10 [14:53]
11. Chapter 11 [3:33]
12. Chapter 12 [4:18]
13. Chapter 13 [10:34]
14. Chapter 14 [7:42]
15. Chapter 15 [9:39]
16. Chapter 16 [10:14]
17. Chapter 17 [6:46]

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