Jason and the Argonauts

by Don Chaffey 1h44min United States 1962
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Jason and the Argonauts
by Don Chaffey

Fantastic special effects by Ray Harryhausen and exciting mythological adventure make this a film that is fun for everyone. It's the story of Jason (Todd Armstrong), a fearless sailor and explorer, who returns to the kingdom of Thessaly after a 20-year voyage to make his rightful claim to the throne. But to do so, Jason must first find the magical Golden Fleece. He selects a crew and with the help of Hera, Queen of the Gods, sets sail in search of the Fleece. Jason and his crew must overcome incredible obstacles including a 100-foot bronze giant, the venomous Hydraa huge creature with the heads of seven snakes, and a spectacular battle with an army of skeletons.

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[ MP4 HD - Stéréo 2.0 ]

Casting

  • Todd Armstrong : Jason
  • Nancy Kovack : Medea
  • Gary Raymond : Acastus
  • Laurence Naismith : Argos
  • And with: Niall MacGinnis, Michael Gwynn, Douglas Wilmer, Jack Gwillim, Honor Blackman, John Cairney, Don Chaffey

Credits

  • Director Don Chaffey
  • Scenario Jan Read, Beverley Cross
  • Original work author Apollonios Rhodios
  • Photo director Wilkie Cooper
  • Set Design Geoffrey Drake
  • Sound Cyril Collick, Red Law
  • Editing Maurice Rootes
  • Original music Bernard Herrmann
  • Producer Charles H. Schneer
  • Production Compagny Colombia Pictures, Great Company, Morningside Productions
  • Distributor Sony Pictures

Technical information

  • Aspect ratio1,85:1
  • Printed film format35 mm
  • Original sound mixMono
  • Production1962
  • Release date for France05/17/1963
  • CategoryFeature film
  • ColorColors
  • LanguageEnglish
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