Cinematic Travels: Shangri-La

Ronald Colman in 1937 film, Lost Horizon.

Ronald Colman in 1937 film, Lost Horizon.

I watched Frank Capra’s 1937 film, Lost Horizon, over the weekend.

Faces from a number of great movies make an appearance including Ronald Colman as the hero Robert Conway, Edward Everett Horton as a ridiculous paleontologist (He excels in ridiculousness. My favorite example is Horton’s absurdity in the Gay Divorcee) and John Howard as George Conway, the brother of Robert Conway.

The film is based on a James Hilton novel of the same name.

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