"Let's hope we all find our Shangri-La" ... so goes the closing thought of Frank Capra's Lost Horizon (1937) – a beautifully shot adaptation of James Hilton's 1933 lost world novel starring Ronald Coleman, Jane Wyatt, John Howard, H. B. Warner, Edward Everett Horton and Thomas Mitchell. Click the image below to listen to the podcast (25.7 MB, 1 hour 10 mins).
Recorded Saturday 13 August 2011, edited by Murray Ewing.
Notes & Errata: The composer whose music is played on the ship and who Conway met a student of is Chopin (I said I thought it began with an 'o', recalling the dominant sound, I suppose). The book 'Stones of Enchantment' by Wyndham Martyn was published in 1948.
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