PG | | Adventure, Fantasy
During World War I, a German U-boat sinks a British ship and takes the survivors on board. After it takes a wrong turn, the submarine takes them to the unknown land of Caprona, where they find dinosaurs and neanderthals.
Michael Palin found a gun from this production in a skip in the studio where this was shot. He kept it.
I do not expect anyone to believe the story that I am about to relate. It even seems incredible to me that all that I have passed through, all those weird and terrifying experiences, should have been encompassed within as short a span as three brief...
The same cargo ship model is used for both the British ship and the German supply ship. The same film sequence is used to show the torpedoing and sinking of "both" vessels only the first time we see it as though through the periscope and then later from the perspective of standing on the surfaced submarine's sail.