In mythological times, a sailor finds a land with advanced scientific powers in Atlantis, The Lost Continent (1961).
Steven Spielberg's first monster hit was Jaws (1975) about a great white shark terrorizing a beach community.
The nervous Viking adventurer Rolfe (Richard Widmark), captured by Moorish Sheikh El Mansuh (Sidney Poitier) improvises an escape in The Long Ships, 1964.
A farm boy and his sister capture a mysterious wild horse in Misty (1961), adapted from the children's classic Misty of Chincoteague.
A boy and a horse forge a close friendship after being shipwrecked together in Africa in The Black Stallion (1979), directed by Carroll Ballard and produced by Fred Roos and Tom Sternberg.
Sinbad battles a fiendish magician and his many monsters in The Golden Voyage Of Sinbad (1973), featuring the special effects of Ray Harryhausen.
A writer moves into a housing development to study married couples in Bachelor in Paradise (1961) with Bob Hope & Lana Turner.
A mysterious boy living in the Houston Astrodome dreams of building himself a pair of wings in Brewster McCloud (1970), directed by Robert Altman (Telluride Film Festival honoree 1980).
Three stewardesses try to find husbands while flying over the Atlantic in the romantic comedy Come Fly With Me (1963).
Eddie (Ronny Howard) sits his dad (Glenn Ford) down for a solemn talk during a summer-camp visit in Vincente Minnelli's The Courtship of Eddie's Father, 1963.
A group of greedy clowns tear up the countryside in search of buried treasure in It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World (1963) featuring an all-star cast including Spencer Tracy, Sid Caesar, Milton Berle & Jonathan Winters.
Sidney Poitier won the Academy Award for Best Actor playing an ex-GI who helps a group of German nuns build a chapel in Lilies Of The Field (1963).
Screenwriter Richard Benson (William Holden) and his typist Miss Simpson (Audrey Hepburn) imagine themselves playing a scene from the movie they're writing in Paris When it Sizzles (1964).
The Goon Show comedian Spike Milligan plays a too-efficient mailman in Postman's Knock (1962).
Peter Sellars gave his last performance as Inspector Clouseau in Revenge of the Pink Panther (1978).
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