Daily Archives: February 2, 2015

‘The Lost World’ premieres in the U.S. 90 years ago today (Feb 2 1925)


Video: 'The Lost World FULL MOVIE! (1925)'

(Monday, February 2, 1925)The Lost World, a silent fantasy adventure film based on the Arthur Conan Doyle novel about explorers who encounter living prehistoric animals in South America, had its world premiere today in the U.S.

Directed by Harry Hoyt, the film starred Bessie Love, Lewis Stone, Wallace Beery, Lloyd Hughes and Alma Bennett.

Balto leads final dash that brings antitoxin to Nome, Alaska 90 years ago this hour (Feb 2 1925)


Video: 'Icebound The Greatest Dog Story Ever Told' (Feb. 2, 1925, at 44:24)

(Monday, February 2, 1925, 5:30 a.m. local time) — The legendary 1925 serum run to Nome ended today as the last of a series of dog mushers (with Balto as the lead sled dog) brought a life-saving treatment to Nome, Alaska, the scene of a diphtheria epidemic, six days after the drug left Nenana.