Posters for Jason and the Argonauts (1963)

JASON AND THE ARGONAUTS was directed by Don Chaffey, produced by Charles H. Schneer, and featured a great cast, including Todd Armstrong, Nancy Kovack, Honor Blackman, Gary Raymond, Laurence Naismith, Niall MacGinnis (my favourite Zeus!), Patrick Troughton, Douglas Wilmer, Michael Gwynn and Nigel Green (a really good Hercules!) This is one of Ray Harryhausen’s very, veryContinue reading “Posters for Jason and the Argonauts (1963)”

Sinbad and the Eye of the Tiger (1977)

Sinbad visits the kingdom of Charak and soon realises that all is not well. He eventually discovers that Prince Kassim, brother of Princess Farah (who Sinbad wishes to marry), has been turned into a baboon by his evil, magic-wielding stepmother Zenobia! In order to turn Kassim back into a human so that he can beContinue reading “Sinbad and the Eye of the Tiger (1977)”

The Golden Voyage of Sinbad (1973)

Sinbad (John Phillip Law), his crew, a Vizier (Douglas Wilmer) and a slave girl called Margiana (Caroline Munro) undertake a voyage to find the legendary Fountain of Destiny in Lemuria, but a master of black arts, Koura (Tom Baker), is also set on acquiring the Fountain’s gifts to conquer the land of Marabia. Directed byContinue reading “The Golden Voyage of Sinbad (1973)”

Earth Vs. the Flying Saucers (1956)

This Columbia Pictures sci-fi film was directed by Fred F. Sears, produced by Charles H. Schneer, and stars Hugh (THE DAY THE EARTH STOOD STILL) Marlowe, Joan (20 MILLION MILES TO EARTH) Taylor and Morris (THE GIANT CLAW) Ankrum. The storyline was suggested by the bestselling non-fiction book ‘Flying Saucers from Outer Space’ by MajorContinue reading “Earth Vs. the Flying Saucers (1956)”

Posters for The 7th Voyage of Sinbad (1958)

This was Ray Harryhausen’s first full colour fantasy movie, featuring Arabian Nights hero Sinbad leading an adventurous, incident-filled mission to the monster-filled island of Colossa! Directed by Nathan Juran, produced by Charles H. Schneer, starring Kerwin Mathews, Torin Thatcher and Kathryn Grant, with a rousing score by Bernard Herrmann, the film became a sleeper hitContinue reading “Posters for The 7th Voyage of Sinbad (1958)”

20 Million Miles to Earth (1957)

A U.S. spaceship returns from a secret mission to Venus and crashes into the sea near the Italian coast. The only survivors of the trip are pilot Colonel Bob Calder (William Hopper) and fellow crew member Dr. Sharman, who soon dies from a disease contracted whilst on Venus. Meanwhile, a small creature washes ashore inContinue reading “20 Million Miles to Earth (1957)”