"The Sword and the Dragon" (1960) is the Americanized version of the
Russian film "Ilya Murometz" (1956) released by Valiant Pictures and
presented by Joseph Harris and Sig Shore.
The Russian original, was directed by famed fantasy film maker and
animator, Aleksandr Ptushko, and was derived from Russian folklore. It was
reportedly the first Russian film made in Cinemascope and 4-channel stereo
The Americanized version was released to television in a pan and scan,