Jason and the Argonauts

Jason and the Argonauts
by Don Chaffey1h441962United States

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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.

Cast and crew
  • Credits

    • Original Work Author : Apollonios Rhodios
    • Production Compagny : Colombia Pictures, Morningside Productions, Great Company
    • Original Music : Bernard Herrmann
    • Director : Don Chaffey
    • Scenario : Jan Read, Beverley Cross
    • Distributor : Sony Pictures
    • Producer : Charles H. Schneer
    • Photo Director : Wilkie Cooper
    • Editing : Maurice Rootes
    • Set Decoration : Geoffrey Drake
    • Sound Recorder : Cyril Collick, Red Law
  • Technical details

    • Printed format : 35 mm
    • Sound mix : Stéréo 2.0
    • Year of production : 1962
    • French release date : 17 mai 1963
    • Category : Feature film
    • Color : Colors
    • Language : English

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