Siren of Atlantis (1947)

35mm film, black and white, 1.37:1
mono (Western Electric), English

An American fantasy film directed by Gregg G. Tallas and an uncredited John Brahm and Arthur Ripley.

Plot Summary

A pair of adventurers exploring the desert find their way to the lost city of Atlantis.


* = uncredited

Directed by: Gregg G. Tallas; John Brahm *, Arthur Ripley *
© 1947 Atlantic Productions, Inc.
Seymour Nebenzal Prods. *, Nero Films *
Produced by: Seymour Nebenzal
Associate Producer: Roman L. Pines
Screenplay by: Rowland Leigh, Robert Lax; Arthur Ripley *, Douglas Sirk *
Additional Dialogue: Thomas Job
Based on the Novel Atlantida by: Pierre Benoît
Director of Photography: Karl Struss
Film Editor: Gregg Tallas
Original Music Score: Michel Michelet
Sound Recording: Corson Jowett
Wardrobe: Jack Miller
Make-up: Lee Greenway
Hair Stylist: Jane Romeyn
Special Effects: Rocky Cline
Production Designer: Lionel Banks

Maria Montez (Queen Antinea)
Jean Pierre Aumont (Andre St Avit)
Dennis O'Keefe (Jean Morhange)
Morris Carnovsky (Le Mesge)
Henry Daniell (Blades)
Alexis Minotis (Cortot)
John Shelton (French officer)
Russ Conklin (Eggali)
Allan Nixon (Lindstrom)
Pierre Watkin
Milada Mladova (Tanit Zerga)

Alternative Titles

La Atlántida – Mexican, Spanish title
Atlântida – O Continente Perdido – Brazilian television title
Atlantida – Portuguese title
Atlântida – Portuguese title
Atlântida, O Continente Perdido – Brazilian title
L'Atlantide – French title
Atlantide – Italian title
Atlantiksen houkutuslintu – Finnish title
Atlantis – Greek, Swedish title
Atlantis: The Lost Continent – UK title
Die Herrin von Atlantis – Austrian, West German title
Siren of Atlantis – US title
Русалки Атлантиды – Russian title

See also
Antinea, l'amante della città sepolta (1961)
L'Atlantide (1921)
Die Herrin von Atlantis (1932)



  • L'Écran Fantastique no.58 (July 1985) pp.54-69; 67 – illustrated article; credits
  • Films in Review vol.33 no.5 (May 1982) p.257 – letter
  • Motion Picture Herald vol.173 no.12 (18 December 1948
  • Today's Cinema vol.72 no.5770 (25 February 1949) p.7


  • by Walt Lee p.441 – credits
  • The Vampire in Science Fiction Film and Literature by Paul Meehan
  • Video Dungeon: The Collected Reviews by Kim Newman pp.353-355