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Raiders of the Desert (1941)

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Two American adventurers jump ship in a Middle Eastern port, and wind up in the middle of a civil war.

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Cast

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Dick Manning
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Andy 'Hammer' McCoy
Linda Hayes ...
Alice Evans
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Zuleika
Lewis Howard ...
Ralf Harolde ...
Sheik Talifer
George M. Carleton ...
Jones
Turhan Bey ...
Hassen Mohammed
Harry Cording ...
Rawlins
Sig Arno ...
Suliman
Neyle Morrow ...
Moviow / Zeid (as Neyle Marx)
John Harmon ...
Ahmed
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Dick Manning (Richard Arlen) and Andy "Hammer" McCoy (Andy Devine), neither one any smarter than the other, stow away on a ship to what they think will be to California but wind up in Arabia. They wind up in Libertahd, where despot-ruler Sheik Talifer (Ralf Harolde) and his henchman,Hassen Mohammed (Turhan Bey), quell all attempts to modernize the country. Dick romances an American secretary,Alice Evans (Linda Hayes and Andy tries his luck with local girl,Zuleika (Maria Montez), and aided by Abdullah (Lewis Howard), an opportunistic cab driver, manage, with some stock footage from "I Cover the War", to bring about some cultural changes. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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DEFYING A DESERT DESPOT! Fighting with fanatical fury on the sun-swept desert sands!


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18 July 1941 (USA)  »

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Oi mahitai tis erimou  »

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In the opening credits the name of actor Turhan Bey is misspelled as "Turban Bey". See more »

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