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The Desert Song (1929)

The Desert Song is a 1929 American Pre-Code operetta film directed by Roy Del Ruth and starring John Boles, Louise Fazenda, and Myrna Loy.

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The Desert Song is a 1929 American Pre-Code operetta film directed by Roy Del Ruth and starring John Boles, Louise Fazenda, and Myrna Loy.

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Warner Brothers' spectacular SINGING success

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8 April 1929 (USA)  »

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A Canção do Deserto  »

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$354,000 (estimated)
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1.37 : 1
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Vitaphone production reels #3141-3154; the overture was released on a separate disc, Vitaphone production reel #2930. See more »

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Version of The Red Shadow (1932) See more »

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8 August 1998 | by (Burlington, NC) – See all my reviews

I was seven years old when my mother took me to a theater in suburban Atlanta. The opening scene, lasting several minutes, was in Technicolor. It portrayed the Red Shadow with his brilliant scarlet robe flowing as he lead his band of "Riffs" on horseback through the rugged desert country. It was magnificent and unbelievable. In 1930, a movie in color was in the realm of science fiction. I've never forgotten the experience.


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