Legend of the Lost

directed by Henry Hathaway
List(s):"Movie One"
Category: "Action/Adventure"
Year of Release:1957
Date Added:12/31/2014
Date Watched:05/14/2021
Description:Paul Bonnard's father found treasure in the Sahara desert. Paul hires Joe January (John Wayne) to lead him to it. Along the way, they pick up Dita (Sophia Loren), a prostitute who is inspired by Paul's faith to change her ways. When they get to the treasure, Paul finds his father dead and evidence that his father wasn't the man of faith he claimed to be. Disillusioned, Paul attempt to seduce Dita, then goes mad and takes off with the mules and supplies, leaving Joe and Dita to die. They follow on foot and find Paul delirious in the desert. He tries to kill Joe and is shot by Dita. Joe and Dita confess their love for each other just as a caravan happens by to rescue them.
My Rating:5

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Review - Legend of the Lost

Slow-moving and sappy, with corny dialogue.
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