The Sword and The Dragon

From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

The Sword and The Dragon (Ilya Muromets) (1956, Soviet Union) is a Fantasy film directed by Aleksandr Ptushko. Swordandthedragon.jpg

Main Details

  • Released on September 16, 1956
  • Color
  • Running time: 87 minutes (Soviet Union) | 83 minutes (USA) | 80 minutes (Argentina) | 99 minutes (East Germany)
  • Production Co.: Mosfilm
  • Distribution Co.: Mosfilm (1956) (Soviet Union) (theatrical) | VEB Progress Film-Vertrieb (1959) (East Germany) (theatrical) | Artkino Pictures (1960) (Argentina) (theatrical) | Valiant Films (1960) (USA) (theatrical) (dubbed) (as 'The Sword and the Dragon') | Sig Shore International (1964) (USA) (theatrical) (re-release) (as 'The Sword and the Dragon')
  • Directed by Aleksandr Ptushko
  • Written by Mikhail Kochnev
  • Starring: Boris Andreyev, Shukur Burkhanov, Andrei Abrikosov

Plot Summary

  • A mythical knight goes on an epic journey and fights barbarian hordes in an ancient land.


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