G | | Action, Adventure, Family
The legendary Greek hero leads a team of intrepid adventurers in a perilous quest for the legendary Golden Fleece.
Talos was changed into a living bronze giant after the success of Sergio Leone's The Colossus of Rhodes (1961). It would become one of Ray Harryhausen's most famous creations.
Priest: Zeus, king of the gods of the Greeks, brighten the ashes that I may read the future. I see... a great tree at the end of the world. And in its branches there hang the skull and skin of a ram. They gleam and shine for it is a prize of the gods, ...
The King and Queen of the Gods are given their Greek names, Zeus and Hera. The boxing champion of Jason's games is called by his Greek name, Polydeuces. But the mythical strongman who is one of the Argonauts, is called by his Roman name, Hercules. The Greek name for him was Heracles.
A brief scene was cut from the skeleton fight where the decapitated skeleton is seen feeling around for its head. In addition the UK cinema version was cut by the BBFC to remove the shrieking made by the skeletons from a face-on shot during the initial charge, and video versions featured the same print. DVD versions are uncut.