The Dragon's Blood

The Dragon's Blood (Italian: Sigfrido) is a 1957 Italian fantasy film co-written and directed by Giacomo Gentilomo.[1] It is based on Richard Wagner's Der Ring des Nibelungen.[2][3][1]

Dragon's Blood
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Directed byGiacomo Gentilomo
Produced byAntonio Ferrigno[1]
Screenplay by
  • Giorgio Costantini
  • Antonio Ferrigno
  • Giacomo Gentilomo
  • Cesare Vico Ludovico[1]
Starring
Music byFranco Langella[1]
CinematographyCarlo Nebiolo[1]
Edited byRodolfo Novelli[1]
Release date
  • 1957 (1957)
Running time
93 minutes[1]
CountryItaly

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Dragon's Blood giant dragon was one of the earliest creatures created by special effects artist Carlo Rambaldi.[1] Rambaldi would alter be responsible for the special effects on King Kong (1976) and E.T. (1982).[1]

ReleaseEdit

Dragon's Blood was released in 1957.[1] It was released in the United States with a longer 97 minute running time.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l Kinnard & Crnkovich 2017, p. 49.
  2. ^ Roberto Chiti; Roberto Poppi; Enrico Lancia. Dizionario del cinema italiano: I film. Gremese, 1991. ISBN 8876055487.
  3. ^ Luciano De Giusti (2008). Giacomo Gentilomo, cineasta popolare. Kaplan, 2008. ISBN 978-8889908303.

BibliographyEdit

  • Kinnard, Roy; Crnkovich, Tony (2017). Italian Sword and Sandal Films, 1908-1990. McFarland. ISBN 978-1476662916.

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