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Larry Forrester (writer) and
Ugo Liberatore (writer)
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12 September 1965 (USA) See more »
The mighty Hercules battles a sea monster to save the legendary city of Troy. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Gordon Scott ... Hercules
Paul Stevens ... Diogenes
Mart Hulswit ... Ulysses

Diana Hyland ... Princess Diana
Steve Garrett ... Petra

Gordon Mitchell ... Pirate Captain
George Ardisson ... Leander (as Giorgio Ardisson)
Roger Browne ... Ortag
Jacques Stany ... Argus (as Jacques Stanislawski)
Mario Novelli ... Botus
Dan Christian ... Boatswain

Everett Sloane ... Narrator (voice)

Directed by
Albert Band 
Writing credits
Larry Forrester (writer) and
Ugo Liberatore (writer)

Produced by
Albert Band .... producer
Joseph E. Levine .... executive producer
Original Music by
Fred Steiner 
Cinematography by
Enzo Barboni 
Film Editing by
Russel Wiles 
John Woodcock 
Production Management
Giorgio Baldi .... production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
George Tyne .... assistant director
Music Department
Irving Friedman .... music supervisor
Other crew
Joseph E. Levine .... presenter
Crew believed to be complete

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Also Known As:
"Hercules vs. the Sea Monster" - USA (video title)
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47 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
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This was the pilot for a TV series titled "Hercules", that never materialized. The series would have Hercules (Gordon Scott) as Hercules, master of the ship Olympia, along with the philosopher Diogenes (Paul Stevens), returning the young Ulysses (Mart Hulswit) to Thebes. Each episode would have the ship stopping at various locations where they would face challenges and adventures. The producers were planning to recruit U.S. actors familiar to American TV viewers, especially actors who were already in Europe working on other projects. This was the last appearance in a peplum, as he moved on to its replacement genre, the spaghetti western.See more »
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Referenced in "Planet X: Episode #2.6" (2006)See more »


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7 out of 8 people found the following review useful.
I am a hero make me a sandwich, 14 July 2006
Author: Dukey Flyswatter from United States

Joseph E. Levine and B movie maven Albert band get together to produce a TV pilot that never got off the ground because the tykes were beginning to bore by this time but for revisiting a campy genre this one is painless and fills the void.The plot is well...minimal so who cares? The main points here are in their highest form. It's short and sweet,beefy and is never at a loss for action. It's also mercifully done in English. The Sea Critter is a Carlo Rombaldi creation (E.T.) worthy of A.I.P. creature constructor Paul Blaisdel's envy.In short it's wacky and original if not very menacing.The major fault I would say that in comparison to many other sword and sandal epics this one is not too babe-a-licious.We only get one semi hot princess and the obligatory harem dances and snake charmers are conspicuously absent.Guess they weren't aiming the series towards the dads. At 47 minutes it's a sweaty trip to fun land.

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