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Jason & the Argonauts

Jason & the Argonauts (1963) is a rousing fantasy adventure movie based upon the Greek mythology characters Jason and the Argonauts. Directed by Don Chaffee, with animation effects by Ray Harryhausen, this film is famous for its fantastic monsters including the harpies, the giant Talos, and the many-headed hydra that guards the Golden Fleece.

For lovers of film music, this movie features a score composed by Bernard Herrmann, who is also notable for other fantasy films including Mysterious Island and The Seventh Voyage of Sinbad.