THE 7TH VOYAGE OF SINBAD (1958) – Episode 144 – Decades of Horror: The Classic Era

“If you are indeed a magician, why do you not use your great power to slay the one-eyed monster?” Of course, the princess is speaking of the Cyclops. Join this episode’s Grue-Crew – Chad Hunt, Whitney Collazo, Daphne Monary-Ernsdorff, and Jeff Mohr, along with guest host Ralph Miller – as they once again marvel at the wonders of Ray Harryhausen’s skill and artistry in The 7th Voyage of Sinbad (1958).

Decades of Horror: The Classic Era
Episode 144 – 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.

The Classic Era Grue-Crew, with the help of Ralph Miller III, tackles the Ray Harryhausen stop-motion masterpiece, The 7th Voyage of Sinbad. Kerwin Matthews is Sinbad. Kathryn Grant is Princess Parisa. Richard Eyer is Barani, the Genie. And, Torin Thatcher is Sokurah. The film is filled with beautifully crafted monsters: giant Rocs, a horned Cyclops, a dragon, and a skeleton warrior – and more. All this and “Dynamation!” as well. Yes sir, a Monster Kid’s dream. All this and they forgot to mention second unit director Eugenio Martino, the director of Horror Express (1972).

At the time of this writing, The 7th Voyage of Sinbad is available to stream with ads from Tubi and Crackle, as well as multiple PPV suppliers. It is also available on physical media in a Blu-ray format from various companies as an individual film or as part of a collection.

Gruesome Magazine’s Decades of Horror: The Classic Era records a new episode every two weeks. Up next in their very flexible schedule, chosen by Chad, will be Faust (1926), directed by F.W. Murnau and starring Emil Jannings. This will be the eighth silent horror movie covered by the Classic Era Grue-Crew. Bring on the intertitles!

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Jeff Mohr
Jeff lives smack dab in the middle of the cornfields of Iowa and is a long-time horror fan. His first remembered encounters with the genre were The Wizard of Oz, Tarzan gorilla chases, and watching the first broadcast of The Twilight Zone episode, "An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge." While he now qualifies as an old fart, he strives to be an Old Boy. Paraphrasing Robert Bloch, he has the heart of a small boy. He keeps it in a jar on his desk.

Jeff has written for Horrornews.net and SQ Horror Magazine. He currently writes for Gruesome Magazine and is a co-host of the Decades of Horror podcasts - The Classic Era, 1970s, and 1980s - and the Gruesome Magazine Podcast.