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archaeoastronomy in cinema: Journey to the Center of the Earth (1959)

©1959 Twentieth Century Fox. Sunbeam emerges from gap in Mount Scartaris, Iceland.

©1959 Twentieth Century Fox. Actors James Mason, Arlene Dahl, Pat Boone and Peter Ronson

©1959 Twentieth Century Fox. Sunbeam illuminates entrance to adventure on opposing range.
The way in to the downward journey is spotlighted by a solar beacon approximately 46 minutes into the film.
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