• Jack the Giant Killer (1962)

Jack the Giant Killer

Release Date: June 13th, 1962

DVD Release Date: September 4th, 2001

G |1 hr 34 min

Plot Summary

Desiring control of the kingdom, an evil wizard, Pendragon (Torin Thatcher), devises a cunning machination to usurp the throne. By abducting Princess Elaine (Judi Meredith) and forcing her to marry him, Pendragon will coerce the king (Dayton Lummis) into abdicating his power. When Pendragon sends a giant to kidnap Elaine, a simple farmer, Jack (Kerwin Mathews), witnesses the abduction, and bravely slays the beast. Undeterred, Pendragon has more power and creatures at his disposal.

Cast: Kerwin Mathews, Judi Meredith, Torin Thatcher, Walter Burke, Roger Mobley, Barry Kelley, Don Beddoe, Dayton Lummis

Director: Nathan Juran

Genres: Fantasy

Production Co: Edward Small Productions

Distributors: United Artists, MGM/UA Home Entertainment Inc.

Keywords: Tense, Creative, Rescue, Underdog, Marriage, Transformation, Quest

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