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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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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 1 win. See more awards »

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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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8 April 1943 (Mexico)  »

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A Sedução de Marrocos  »

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(Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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For use in this film, Paramount bought comedy routines originally written by Ralph Spence for his story "From Rags to Rhythm." See more »

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The head of the camel that is kissing Orville and Jeff disappears before it has completed rising out of shot at one point. See more »

Quotes

[last lines]
Turkey Jackson: I can't go on! No food, no water. It's all my fault. We're done for! It's got me. I can't stand it! No food, nothing! No food, no water! No food!
Jeff Peters: What's the matter with you, anyway? There's New York. We'll be picked up in a few minutes.
Turkey Jackson: You had to open your big mouth and ruin the only good scene I got in the picture. I might have won the Academy Award!
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Spoofed in History of the World: Part I (1981) See more »

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Moonlight Becomes You
(1942)
Written by Jimmy Van Heusen
Lyrics by Johnny Burke
Patially played during the opening credits
Performed by Bing Crosby
Reprised by Bing Crosby, Dorothy Lamour and Bob Hope in each other's voices
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Don't Take It Seriously
2 December 2002 | by (Shibata, Japan) – See all my reviews

The Road to Morocco is the best of Crosby/Hope road movies, in my humble opinion. Yes, the plot is paper thin, but the comedy and self-deprecating humor is there. Much of the comedy is slapstick, but this is a movie that's not afraid to say "It's just a movie, don't take it seriously." In the first song, Crosby and Hope allude to it being just another road movie. Naturally they'll meet Dorothy Lamour, and they have nothing to fear, because Paramount will protect them. This is not a movie to have a serious, philosophical discussion about. This is a movie to pop into the VCR on a Saturday night and forget about your worries.


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