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The 7th Voyage of Sinbad (1958)

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When a princess is shrunken by an evil wizard, Sinbad must undertake a quest to an island of monsters to cure her and prevent a war.



(as Kenneth Kolb)
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Complete credited cast:
Princess Parisa
Richard Eyer ...
The Genie
Torin Thatcher ...
Alec Mango ...
Danny Green ...
Harold Kasket ...
Alfred Brown ...
Nana DeHerrera ...
Sadi (as Nana de Herrera)
Nino Falanga ...
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Luis Guedes ...
Virgilio Teixeira ...


While sailing with Princess Parisa to Baghdad to their wedding, Sinbad finds the Colossa Island and anchors his vessel to get supplies for the starving crew. Sinbad and his men help the magician Sokurah to escape from a Cyclops that attacks them, and Sokurah uses a magic lamp with a boy jinni to help them; however, their boat sinks and he loses the lamp. Sokurah offers a small fortune to Sinbad to return to Colossa, but he does not accept and heads to Baghdad. The citizens and the Caliph of Baghdad are celebrating the peace with Chandra, and they offer a feast to the Sultan of Chandra. Sakurah requests a ship and crew to return to Colossa but the Caliph refuses to jeopardize his countrymen. However, the treacherous magician shrinks the princess and when the desperate Sinbad seeks him out, he tells that he needs to return to Colossa to get the ingredient necessary for the magic potion. But Sinbad has only his friend Harufa to travel with him, and he decides to enlist a doubtful crew in... Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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23 December 1958 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Simbad y la princesa  »

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$650,000 (estimated)

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(Westrex Recording System)



Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Initially, Ray Harryhausen wanted Miklós Rózsa or Max Steiner to score The 7th Voyage of Sinbad (1958), but Charles H. Schneer persuaded Harryhausen to agree to hire Bernard Herrmann instead. Herrmann's score was so well received, and he worked so well with Schneer and Harryhausen, he ended up scoring three more of their films: The 3 Worlds of Gulliver (1960), Mysterious Island (1961), and Jason and the Argonauts (1963). Harryhausen eventually got his wish, however, when Miklós Rózsa scored The Golden Voyage of Sinbad (1973). See more »


When Sokurah reaches toward the camera to grab the princess, his hand can be seen closing on nothing as the scene cross-dissolves to Sinbad in the Roc's nest. See more »


[about to land on Collosa]
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Harufa: And may Allah grant we find nothing else.
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If you have forgotten what being a child was like, watch this and unlock some of that magic.
2 June 2002 | by (Longmont, Colorado) – See all my reviews

Arguably, Harryhausen's finest moment. I can't off the top of my head nominate one that was better! It had it all, adventure, fantasy, heroics, monsters, and Harryhausen's stop-frame wizardry that puts half the CGI effects right out of business.

I too, saw it as a child and along with JASON AND THE ARGONAUTS, THE GOLDEN VOYAGE OF SINBAD and CLASH OF THE TITANS, bought it years later and played it to standing room only, in our lounge throughout the kids childhood. Lucky aren't they?

The cyclops was the ultimate magic and I only wish my children could have seen the original theatrical screening with which television cannot compete. The film is still there but the sense of impending wonder (sitting there in a blackened theater) cannot be replicated on the small screen.

What a legacy to leave the world!

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