The Valley of Gwangi

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The Valley of Gwangi ★★★ 1969 (G)

One of the best prehistoricmonsterwesterns out there. Cowboys discover a lost valley of dinosaurs and try to capture a vicious, carnivorous allosaurus. Bad move, kemosabe! The creatures move via the stopmotion model animation by f/x maestro Ray Harryhausen, here at his finest. 95m/C VHS, DVD . James Franciscus, Gila Golan, Richard Carlson, Laurence Naismith, Freda Jackson, Gustavo Rojo, Dennis Kilbane, Mario De Barros, Curtis Arden, Jose Burgos; D: James O'Connolly; W: William Bast, Julian More; C: Erwin Hillier; M: Jerome Moross.