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The Mysterious Island (1929)

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95 min | Adventure, Romance, Sci-Fi

On a volcanic island near the kingdom of Hetvia rules Count Dakkar, a benevolent leader and scientist who has eliminated class distinction among the island's inhabitants. Dakkar, his daughter Sonia and her fiance, engineer Nicolai Roget ...See moreOn a volcanic island near the kingdom of Hetvia rules Count Dakkar, a benevolent leader and scientist who has eliminated class distinction among the island's inhabitants. Dakkar, his daughter Sonia and her fiance, engineer Nicolai Roget have designed a submarine which Roget pilots on its initial voyage just before the island is overrun by Baron Falon, despotic ruler of Hetvia. Falon sets out after Roget in a second submarine and the two craft, diving to the ocean's floor, discover a strange land populated by dragons, giant squid and an eerie undiscovered humanoid race. Written by Doug Sederberg See less
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Writers
Jules Verne (from the book by) | Lucien Hubbard (screen play)
Cinematographer
Percy Hilburn (photographed by)
Editor
Carl Pierson (as Carl L. Pierson)
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$1,130,000
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Release date
Oct 5, 1929 (United States)

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19 cast members
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Lionel Barrymore
Count Andre Dakkar Count Andre Dakkar   See fewer
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Jacqueline Gadsdon
Countess Sonia Dakkar (as Jane Daly) Countess Sonia Dakkar (as Jane Daly)   See fewer
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Lloyd Hughes
Nikolai Roget Nikolai Roget   See fewer
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Montagu Love
Baron Falon Baron Falon   See fewer
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Harry Gribbon
Mikhail Mikhail   See fewer
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Karl Dane
Crewman (scenes deleted) Crewman (scenes deleted)   See fewer
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Robert Dudley
Workman (uncredited) Workman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sydney Jarvis
Cossack (uncredited) Cossack (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bob Kortman
Island Stronghold Guard (uncredited) Island Stronghold Guard (uncredited)   See fewer
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Angelo Rossitto
Underwater Creature (uncredited) Underwater Creature (uncredited)   See fewer
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Carl 'Major' Roup
Underwater Creature (uncredited) Underwater Creature (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sam Savitsky
Crewman (uncredited) Crewman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Billy Schuler
Undetermined Secondary Role (uncredited) Undetermined Secondary Role (uncredited)   See fewer
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Evelyn Selbie
Faithful Servant (uncredited) Faithful Servant (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Stoutenburg
Undetermined Secondary Role (uncredited) Undetermined Secondary Role (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harry Tenbrook
Radio Technician (uncredited) Radio Technician (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.1 / 10 | 539 votes