Journey to the Center of the Earth
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Factual error: The Sun was shining quite brightly on the shores of the underground ocean (near the center of the Earth) as can be seen by the shadows of the actors. (01:39:20)

Larry Koehn

Factual error: There is an explosion in the laboratory supposedly because the professor's assistant added too much aqua regia. Aqua regia will do a lot of things, but in an open furnace it will not explode.

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Factual error: Iceland has had no titles of nobility for nearly 1000 years, therefore Saknussem can't be a "count".


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Carla Goetabaug: Someone is walking up there. I heard footsteps, human footsteps.
Sir Oliver Lindenbrook: Madam, since the beginning of time, all women have heard footsteps "up there."

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Trivia: A naggingly familiar quote that has been attributed on the Internet to various authors (ranging from Edgar Allen Poe to Henry Wadsworth Longfellow) is "Sleep. Those little slices of death. How I loathe them." Problem is, Poe never wrote any such thing, and neither did Longfellow. The 1987 horror film "Nightmare on Elm Street III" seems to be the genesis of the misquote, which it incorrectly attributes to Poe. So, where did the actual quote originate? The answer is Walter Reisch, lead screenwriter on the 1959 film "Journey to the Center of the Earth." In the screenplay, the antagonist Count Arne Saknussemm is urged to get some rest, to which he memorably replies, "I don't sleep. I hate those little slices of death."

Charles Austin Miller

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Question: When the gang explore the ruins of the city, you can hear a low pitch humming noise. What was making that noise?

Answer: It's just an added sound effect that foreshadows an ominous event (the giant reptile) that is about to happen. It's not meant to be anything naturally occurring.

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