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At the Earth’s Core

Released 1976
Distributor AIP

About At the Earth’s Core

After hitting pay dirt with The Land That Time Forgot, Britain’s Amicus Productions returned to Edgar Rice Burroughs for another lost world adventure, this time inspired by his public domain hollow-earth Pellucidar novels. Victorian scientist Peter Cushing’s ornate drilling machine penetrates the center of the earth and lands Doug McClure and himself in a prehistoric labyrinth. If you like telepathic Pterodactyls this one’s for you!

About Brian Trenchard-Smith

Brian Trenchard-Smithhas been burning to make genre films ever since seeing Hitchcock’s Vertigo at age 13. So far he has directed 42 Crimes Against Cinema, and counting. (He’s an enthusiastic recidivist.)  His cult favorites include The Man from Hong KongTurkey ShootBMX BanditsStunt RockThe Siege of Firebase Gloria. He has also made over 100 trailers ranging from Hammer horrors to Australian films of the 70′s and 80′s.   He recently directed The Cabin, a blended family romantic comedy starring Lea Thompson, which premiered on Hallmark, and Absolute Deception, a female driven suspense mystery thriller starring Academy Award winner Cuba Gooding Jr. and Emmanuelle Vaugier which is now available on DVD, PPV, and via download. He is currently shooting a quirky buddy action comedy Hard Drive with John Cusack and Thomas Jane.  Brian shares a passion for history with his wife Byzantine historian Dr. Margaret Trenchard-Smith, Ph.D.  His dream project - the true story of England's most maligned King of England, Richard the Third.