To salvage something, Levine send it out, within a couple of months of initial release, as the support film to Italian-made Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow starring Italian sexpot Sophia Loren, possibly one of the strangest movie programs of all time. In the annual box office rankings, The Carpetbaggers placed second.
To get into the Variety annual chart, you needed to make more than $1m in rentals (the amount the studio received after the cinema had taken its cut). Seventy-eight movies managed this.
Zulu was not one of them.