Jason and the Argonauts 1963

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Jason and the Argonauts ★★★ 1963 (G)

Jason, son of the King of Thessaly, sails on the Argo to the land of Colchis, where the Golden Fleece is guarded by a sevenheaded hydra. Superb special effects and multitudes of mythological creatures; fun for the whole family. 104m/C VHS, DVD . GB Todd Armstrong, Nancy Kovack, Gary Raymond, Laurence Naismith, Nigel Green, Michael Gwynn, Honor Blackman, Niall MacGinnis, Douglas Wilmer, Jack (Gwyllam) Gwillim; D: Don Chaffey; W: Jan Read, Beverley Cross; C: Wilkie Cooper; M: Bernard Herrmann.