When a traveling Wild West show comes to town, the natives are frightened by a one-foot-tall horse that is believed to be a bad omen. The superstitious natives try to return the horse to The Valley of Gwangi to avert disaster.
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It may not hold up quite as well as it did when I was a child, due in large part to James O'Connolly's fairly sloppy direction in the first half. But the absurdly inspired pairing of cowboys and dinosaurs and the quality of Ray Harryhausen's stop-motion effects sees it through to some genuinely exciting B-movie action set pieces. Despite its flaws, a cult classic.
La misma premisa de King Kong con una producción mucho más reducida y una dirección pobre, como toda Serie B tiene errores tremendos en continuidad, escala, actuaciones malas etc etc. sin embargol agenialidad del maestro de la animación Stop Motion Ray Harryhausen hacen que esta pelicula se convierta en un clásico instantaneo con escenas memorables.
Though its plot is more than a little King Kong-esque, this fun Harryhausen flick has more complex characterization than most of his creature features. Not only are the special effects excellent, but the acting is solid and the ending is pretty powerful and somewhat symbolic.