The Lost World of Sinbad

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The Lost World of Sinbad
Film poster
Directed by Senkichi Taniguchi
Produced by
Screenplay by
Story by Kikuo Yasumi[1]
Music by Masaru Sato[1]
Cinematography Takao Saito[1]
Edited by Yoshitami Kuroiwa[1]
Distributed by Toho
Release date
  • October 26, 1963 (1963-10-26) (Japan)
Running time
96 minutes[2]
Country Japan

The Lost World of Sinbad (大盗賊, Daitōzoku, lit. The Great Thief) is a 1963 Japanese film directed by Senkichi Taniguchi and starring Toshiro Mifune and Mie Hama .[3]




The film was based on a screenplay by Takeshi Kimura and Shinichi Sekizawa which was based on a treatment by Toshio Yasumi.[2]


The Lost World of Sinbad was distributed theatrically in Japan by Toho on October 26, 1963.[2] The film was Toho's third highest grossing film in Japan in 1963 and the tenth highest grossing domestically.[2]

The film was distributed by American International Pictures in the United States with an English-language version where it was re-titled Samurai Pirate, and then re-titled The Lost World of Sinbad.[1] The film was double billed in the United States with War of the Zombies and released in March 17 1965.[1][2] It was released in the United Kingdom in 1976.[1]

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  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i Galbraith IV 1994, p. 363.
  2. ^ a b c d e f Galbraith IV 2008, p. 205.
  3. ^ The Lost World at Sinbad at Time Out


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