Marco Polo (1962 film)

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
Directed byPiero Pierotti
Produced by
Screenplay by
Music byAngelo Francisco Lavagnino[1]
CinematographyRicardo Pallottini[1]
Edited byOrnella 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 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



  1. Kinnard & Crnkovich 2017, p. 112.
  2. "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 (archived from the original)


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

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