Marco Polo (1962 film)

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Marco Polo
Directed by Piero Pierotti
Produced by
Screenplay by
Music by Angelo Francisco Lavagnino[1]
Cinematography Ricardo Pallottini[1]
Edited by Ornella Micheli[1]
  • Alta Vista Filmorsa
  • Panda Film[1]
Release date
  • 21 June 1962 (1962-06-21) (Italy)
  • 17 May 1963 (1963-05-17) (France)

Marco Polo (Italian: L'avventura di un italiano in Cina) is a 1962 historical adventure film directed by Piero Pierotti.[3][4][1] The American English-dubbed version includes scenes directed by Hugo Fregonese and a new score by Les Baxter.[1]



Marco Polo was released in Italy in 21 June 1962.[1] It was released in the United States in August 1962,[1] it was released on 17 May 1963 in France.[2]

Comic book adaption[edit]



  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k Kinnard & Crnkovich 2017, p. 112.
  2. ^ a b "Marco Polo" (in French). Retrieved 12 September 2017. 
  3. ^ Roberto Chiti; Roberto Poppi; Enrico Lancia; Mario Pecorari. Dizionario del cinema italiano. I film. Gremese Editore, 1992. ISBN 8876055932. 
  4. ^ Suzanne Conklin Akbari; Amilcare A. Iannucci; John Tulk. Marco Polo and the Encounter of East and West. Toronto Press, 2008. ISBN 0802099289. 
  5. ^ "Charlton Comics: Marco Polo". Grand Comics Database. 
  6. ^ Charlton Comics: Marco Polo at the Comic Book DB


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

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