Baby: Secret of the Lost Legend is a 1985 American adventure fantasy film directed by Bill L. Norton and starring William Katt, Sean Young, Patrick McGoohan, and Julian Fellowes. The story is based on actual rumors about such creatures (called Mokele-mbembe) existing in Africa.
An American couple (William Katt and Sean Young) finds a family of surviving apatosaurs (also called brontosaurs) in Central Africa and their struggle to protect them from a greedy scientist (Patrick McGoohan) and the military.
The dinosaur-effects are all animatronic, since this was before the widespread use of CGI in motion pictures.
Baby: Secret of the Lost Legend received generally negative reviews; the film currently holds an 11% 'rotten' rating on review aggregate website Rotten Tomatoes.
The score to Baby: Secret of the Lost Legend, a hybrid of orchestral and synthetic elements, was composed and conducted by veteran composer Jerry Goldsmith. Goldsmith recalled the experience with such fondness that he...