Classic Dinosaur Media | Dinozaury or Dinosaurs: The Age of the Horrible Lizard – Love within the Time of Chasmosaurs


Time for an additional journey to the tutorial movies of the previous, and this one is a doozy! 1970’s Dinosaurs: The Age of the Horrible Lizard is an edited English translation of an animated Polish movie known as Dinozaury, written and directed by Witold Giersz and Ryszard Slapczynski. It was digitized by IU Libraries and made out there to the general public by way of Media Collections On-line. It was additionally featured by Rifftrax (out there to subscribers).

This edit is just 6 minutes lengthy, however continues to be loads entertaining. It’s filled with touches that date it even for those who missed the copyright 12 months. Maybe my favourite is the not-too-subtle implication that herbivores are failed carnivores. They’re not tailored to a widespread and assorted dietary useful resource. They only can’t hack it as hunters.

However whilst I chuckled on the anachronisms and odd decisions within the script, I used to be rapt by the totally charming animation, just like the tyrannosaur who walks by way of the body on the 5:32 mark with a really human gait. It’s laborious to choose a favourite second when nearly each second of the movie gives one thing enjoyable or weird.

Fortuitously, the unique Polish movie can also be out there on Youtube, in two components. Benefit from the filmmakers’ unique imaginative and prescient, full with all the footage the American model unceremoniously lower!


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