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UCLA Film & Television Archive and the Hammer Museum present

Jason and the Argonauts (1963)

Jason and the Argonauts (1963)
February 12, 2012 - 11:00 am

Directed by Don Chaffey

Don Chaffey’s retelling of this ancient myth finds heroic Jason sailing the world in search of the magical “golden fleece.” On his quest, he must battle mystical, monstrous creatures that stand in his way, conjured by the magic hand of stop-motion animation wizard Ray Harryhausen.

Producer: Charles H. Schneer. Screenwriter: Jan Read, Beverley Cross. Cinematographer: Wilkie Cooper. Editor: Maurice Rootes. Cast: Todd Armstrong, Nancy Kovack, Gary Raymond, Laurence Naismith, Niall MacGinnis. 

35mm, color, 104 min.

Recommended for ages 6+

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