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Jack the Giant Killer (1962) was a Fantasy - Family Film directed by Nathan Juran and produced by Edward Small and Robert E. Kent.

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The Odd Odyssey of "Jack the Giant Killer"

By Rick29 on Feb 28, 2013 From Classic Film & TV Cafe

The Cormoran. Heard the one about the 1962 fantasy adventure that was re-edited into a musical in 1976? If so, then you're familiar with the plight of Jack the Giant Killer, an entertaining--albeit modest--variation on the Sinbad films made by Ray Harryhausen and Charles Schneer. Indeed, its simila... Read full article

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Pendragon: You have a choice to make, King Mark - your daughter or your throne. In a week I shall return for your answer.

[while treading water in the ocean, Jack and Peter see a boat]
Jack: Ahoy on board!
Peter: Help!
Jack: Ahoy!
Peter: Help!
Sigurd: Strange fish in the sea today.

Pendragon: Oh Isis, keeper of the magic flame, behold thy shrouded minions, demons of the dark, assembled to prepare before the altar of thy eternal flame a neophyte to serve thee in thy mystic labyrinth.

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This was producer Edward Small's attempt to cash in on the huge success of The 7th Voyage of Sinbad. He even hired the same director (Nathan Juran), hero (Kerwin Mathews) and villain (Torin Thatcher).
The film was unreleased in the UK until 1967 and then received cuts for an 'A' certificate to edit the witch attack on the ship, Princess Elaine being attacked by the giant, and Jack's fight with the dragon.
Producer Edward Small re-released this film as a musical. Songs were dubbed onto the soundtrack. Some of the footage was doctored to make it look like some of the original cast were singing rather than speaking their dialog.
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