|Jason and the Argonauts|
|myth, movies, and special effects, then and now|
|by C. Burrell|
Gary Raymond's role: Prince Acastus, son of King Pelias, chief villain,
thorn in Jason's side ("co-starring" credit)
most Moffitt-like line: "What has that girl done to you? I thought you were a fighting man."
Directed by Don Chaffey;
Written by Beverley Cross & Jan Read
With: Todd Armstrong as Jason, Nancy Kovack as Medea, Gary Raymond as Acastus, Laurence Naismith as Argus, Niall MacGinnis as Zeus, Michael Gwynn as Hermes, Douglas Wilmer as Pelias, Jack Gwyllim as King Aeetes, Honor Blackman as Hera, John Cairney as Hylas, Patrick Troughton as Phineas, Andrew Faulds as Phalerus, Nigel Green as Hercules
Jason and the Argonauts
For those of you who've arrived here from a direction other than
The Rat Patrol Classified Dossier:
Don't be surprised if the images on this page from the film have a certain focus
on scenes featuring Gary Raymond
(Prince Acastus), British actor and one of the leads on The Rat Patrol.
This section will grow over time, illustrated with images from Jason and "Once a Hero," covering:
Only the Medea section is currently online; other articles to come -- please stand by!
This article is a critical review and is not intended to infringe on the copyrights of Universal Television Enterprises, Inc., MCA, Renaissance, Flat Earth, or Columbia Pictures. Images are used for illustrative purposes only. The article text solely is © Logomancy.
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