Marco (film)

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Theatrical release poster
Directed by Seymour Robbie
Produced by Jules Bass
Arthur Rankin Jr.
Written by Romeo Muller
Starring Desi Arnaz Jr.
Jack Weston
Zero Mostel
Music by Maury Laws
Cinematography RokurĂ´ Nishigaki
Tomorrow Entertainment
Videocraft International
Distributed by Cinerama Releasing Corporation
Release date
December 1973
Running time
109 minutes
Countries United States
Language English

Marco is a 1973 Japanese[1] historical musical adventure film directed by Seymour Robbie and starring Desi Arnaz Jr., Jack Weston and Zero Mostel, which depicts the 13th century journey of Italian merchant and explorer Marco Polo along the Silk Road and his meeting with Kublai Khan.[2]

It has been described as unreleased in the United States.,[1] released as a television movie,[3] or as a theatrical release.

On December 9, 1972, Arnaz appeared on The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson to promote the film.[4] His romantic partner Liza Minnelli had traveled to Tokyo with him during the filming.[5]




  • Jerry Roberts. Encyclopedia of Television Film Directors. Scarecrow Press, 2009.

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