The Lost Continent (1968 film)

The Lost Continent is a 1968 adventure film made by Hammer Films and Seven Arts featuring Eric PorterHildegard KnefSuzanna LeighTony Beckley, and James Cossins. The film was produced, directed and written by Michael Carreras based on Dennis Wheatley’s novel Uncharted Seas (1938).

The film sees the crew and passengers of the dilapidated tramp steamer Corita heading from Freetown to Caracas. While the passengers all have their own reasons for getting out of Africa, the captain of the ship is also eager to leave, as he is smuggling a dangerous explosive cargo. Whilst en route to South America the ship is holed and eventually what’s left of the crew and passengers find themselves marooned in a mist-enshrouded Sargasso Sea surrounded by killer seaweed, murderous crustaceans and previously marooned descendants of Spanish Conquistadores and pirates.

This is a poster for The Lost Continent. The poster art copyright is believed to belong to the distributor of the film, Warner-Pathé Distributors, the publisher, Seven Arts Productions, or the graphic artist.
This is a poster for The Lost Continent. The poster art copyright is believed to belong to the distributor of the film, Warner-Pathé Distributors, the publisher, Seven Arts Productions, or the graphic artist.
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