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Road to Morocco (1942)

Passed  -  Adventure | Comedy | Family  -  8 April 1943 (Mexico)
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Two carefree castaways on a desert shore find an Arabian Nights city, where they compete for the luscious Princess Shalmar.

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Jeff and Turkey, two wild and crazy guys adrift on a raft in the Mediterranean, are cast away on a desert shore and hop a convenient camel to an Arabian Nights city where Turkey soon finds himself sold as a slave...to luscious Princess Shalmar of Karameesh. Naturally, Jeff would like to rescue Turkey from this "dire" fate, even if it means taking his place! But they haven't figured on virile desert chieftain Mullay Kassim, who has designs on the princess himself... Written by Rod Crawford <puffinus@u.washington.edu>

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You'll Shriek At These Shieks! . . . trying the double - Oh! on Sheikess Dorothy Lamour!


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One of over 700 Paramount Productions, filmed between 1929 and 1949, which were sold to MCA/Universal in 1958 for television distribution, and have been owned and controlled by Universal ever since. See more »

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Orville says that he was born on September 13, 1913, a Friday. That date was actually a Saturday. See more »

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Male Camel: This is the screwiest picture I was ever in.
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Spoofed in History of the World: Part I (1981) See more »

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Aladdin's Daughter
(1942)
Written by Jimmy Van Heusen
Lyrics by Johnny Burke
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A 'Road Show 'Favorite
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Another enjoyable 'Road Show! One of my Favorites.

Crosby and Hope are at their best in this one. Watch for the scene where Hope mimics a starving beggar in the street, its especially entertaining. No matter what Hope tries in the 'Road Shows' he is always foiled, with Crosby always the cool, smooth operator. Anthony Quinn does a superb performance as the domineering Sheik in this light hearted comedy, playing funny scenes as a straight man. Dorothy Lamour as the 'damsel in distress' is as Lovely as ever.

Hope and Crosby are a delightful team, their playful banter and comedic timing are on the money with this one. This is a 'Must See' comedy!


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