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Release Date: 1937

DVD Release Date: August 31st, 1999

Not Yet Rated|2 hr 12 min

Plot Summary
Based on a novel by James Hilton, this fantastical drama follows a group of plane-crash survivors who have landed in the mythical Shangri-La, a valley hidden deep within the mountains of the Himalayas. Rescued by followers of the High Llama (Sam Jaffe), the outsiders grow to love the remote paradise, but British writer and diplomat Robert Conway (Ronald Colman), suspecting that the crash was no accident, begins to investigate, leading to a surprising revelation.

Cast: Ronald Colman, Jane Wyatt, Sam Jaffe, John Howard, Edward Everett Horton, Margo , H.B. Warner, Isabel Jewell

Director: Frank Capra

Genres: Adventure

Production Co: Columbia Pictures Corporation

Keywords: 1930s, Transformation, Brother, Deception, Quest, Rescue, Fascinating


Winner Art Direction
Winner Film Editing
Nominated Outstanding Production
Nominated Music (Scoring)
Nominated Sound Recording
Nominated Assistant Director