PG | | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
A prince and a fellowship of companions set out to rescue his bride from a fortress of alien invaders who have arrived on their home planet.
The cyclops says that fire mares can travel a thousand leagues in a day. A league was defined as the distance a heavily armed man could travel in an hour, usually 3-4 miles (4-7 kilometers). That means fire mares can travel about 3,500 miles (5,000 km) a day, at an average speed of about 145 miles an hour (250 km/h).
We sent to you for help.
Turold: None came.
Eirig: Twenty men were dispatched to you.
Turold: We lost three hundred getting here.
Eirig: I didn't choose this marriage, Turold.
Turold: Nor did I Eirig.
Prince Colwyn: I chose it. Your daughter chose it. It'll be done.
Eirig: Can you lead this army with mine ...
When Colwyn and his allies see the Black Fortress they intend to attack he says, "It's almost dawn - we must get inside before the twin suns rise!" But the sky is blue with white clouds. When they then ride up to the fortress, it repeatedly alternates between twilight and daylight.
$5,469,415 (USA) (31 July 1983)