Jeff Morgan, Jeff.Morgan@iowa.gov,
MOINES) – The State Historical Museum’s
“Movies at the Museum” film series continues
next month with “Lost Continent (1951),”
a feature length science-fiction film presented in
conjunction with “Hatching the Past: the Great
Dinosaur Egg Hunt.”
The movie will be screened 4:30 p.m.
March 3 and at 7 p.m. March 8. The March 1 screening
at 7 p.m. has been rescheduled to the latter date
due to inclement weather. Tickets are $5 and are available
or at the door. The State Historical Museum is at
600 E. Locust Street in Des Moines’ Historic
Starring Cesar Romero, the movie follows an atomic-powered
rocket fired from White Sands Missile Base that is
lost in an unexplored region of the South Pacific.
When a military expedition is dispatched to find it,
their plane loses control and crash-lands on a strange
uncharted island – a lost world of prehistoric
dinosaurs and vast radioactive uranium fields.
The State Historical Society of Iowa is a division
of the Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs and is
a trustee of Iowa’s historical legacy and an
advocate for understanding Iowa’s past. It identifies,
records, collects, preserves, manages and provides
access to Iowa’s historical resources. Its dual
mission of preservation and education serves Iowans
of all ages, conducts and stimulates research, disseminates
information, and encourages and supports historical
preservation and education efforts of others throughout
the state. Visit www.iowahistory.org
or call 515-281-5111 for more information.
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