Film Jason and the Arganauts

The epic story that was destined to stand as a colossus of adventure!

Theatrical poster for the film Jason and the Argonauts (1963).
Theatrical poster for the film Jason and the Argonauts (1963).

Jason and the Argonauts (working title Jason and the Golden Fleece) is a 1963 independently made Anglo-American fantasy film, produced by Charles H. Schneer, directed by Don Chaffey, that stars Todd ArmstrongNancy KovackHonor Blackman, and Gary Raymond. It was distributed by Columbia Pictures.

The film was made in collaboration with stop motion animation master Ray Harryhausen and is known for its various fantasy creatures, notably the iconic fight scene featuring multiple skeleton warriors.

The film score was composed by Bernard Herrmann, who also worked with Harryhausen on the fantasy films The 7th Voyage of Sinbad (1958), The Three Worlds of Gulliver (1960), and Mysterious Island (1961).

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