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Lost Horizon (2-Mar-1937)

Director: Frank Capra

Writer: Robert Riskin

From novel: Lost Horizon by James Hilton

Musical Score: Dimitri Tiomkin

Keywords: Action/Adventure, Fantasy, Airplane Crash

Five passengers find themselves stranded in Tibet after an airplane crash, then led up a mountain trail to the secluded valley of Shangri-La. Surrounded by intense beauty, absence of war, and eternal youth, it would seem to be a paradise. But not everyone is happy. Won Oscars for Best Art Direction and Best Editing; received additional nominations for Best Picture, Best Supporting Actor, Best Score, Best Assistant Director, and Best Sound Recording.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Ronald Colman
9-Feb-1891 19-May-1958 A Double Life
Edward Everett Horton
18-Mar-1886 29-Sep-1970 Prolific 1930s comedic actor
John Howard
14-Apr-1913 19-Feb-1995 Bulldog Drummond
Sam Jaffe
10-Mar-1891 24-Mar-1984 Gunga Din
10-May-1917 17-Jul-1985 Lost Horizon
Thomas Mitchell
11-Jul-1892 17-Dec-1962 Gerald O'Hara in Gone with the Wind
H. B. Warner
26-Oct-1875 21-Dec-1958 The King of Kings
Jane Wyatt
12-Aug-1910 20-Oct-2006 Father Knows Best


Ronald Colman   ...   Robert Conway (diplomat)
Jane Wyatt   ...   Sondra (love interest)
John Howard   ...   George Conway (Robert's brother)
Margo   ...   Maria
Thomas Mitchell   ...   Barnard (embezzler)
Edward Everett Horton   ...   Lovett (paleontologist)
Isabel Jewell   ...   Gloria (prostitute)
H. B. Warner   ...   Chang (caravan leader)
Sam Jaffe   ...   High Lama
Hall Johnson Choir   ...   Voices


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