Stop-motion animation master Ray Harryhausen's first color film is also one of the greatest achievements in fantasy filmmaking since KING KONG. For the first time Harryhausen ventures into the realm of myth and legend (his previous films were the modern-day giant monster variety),
resuscitating the Sinbad adventure, long thought to be box-office poison. The film opens as Sinbad (Kerwin Mathews) sails to Baghdad, accompanied by Princess Parisa (Kathryn Grant), his future bride. A violent storm blows the ship off course, and the travelers land on the island of Colossa, where
they find the sorcerer Sokurah (Torin Thatcher) being chased by a monstrous cyclops from whom...