PG | | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
A young wizarding apprentice is sent to kill a dragon which has been devouring girls from a nearby kingdom.
First film to use go-motion, a variant of stop-motion animation in which parts of the model (in this case, the dragon) were mechanized and the movement programmed by computer. During shooting, the computer moves the model while the camera is ... ...
Ah, so it's a test you're looking for. We don't do tests!
Tyrian: No, of course not. They never do tests. Not many real deeds either. Oh, conversation with your grandmother's shade in a darkened room, the odd love potion or two, but comes a doubter, why, ...
When the first girl is chained up for the dragon. She wrenches her hand free from the shackles. Then you can clearly see the soft padding inside the shackles for a couple of shots. Later when the shackles are shown in the film. There they have been switched to plain metal.
$2,407,939 (USA) (28 June 1981)
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