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The Desert Song (1943)

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Paul Hudson, leads a group of desert bandits against some Nazis, who want to use them as cheap labor for their railroad.

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Paul Hudson, leads a group of desert bandits against some Nazis, who want to use them as cheap labor for their railroad.

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22 September 1944 (Sweden)  »

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A Canção do Deserto  »

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In all other versions, including the original stage play, the Riffs are battling the evil Sheik. In this version, released during WW2, they are battling the Nazis. See more »

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Version of The Red Shadow (1932) See more »

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One Alone
Music by Sigmund Romberg
Lyrics by Otto A. Harbach and Oscar Hammerstein II
Sung by Dennis Morgan
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The most memorable film I have ever seen!
26 April 2001 | by (Pinellas Park, Fl) – See all my reviews

It was in 1944, when my relatives and neighbors, all were very much concerned about the War. My mother and I went to see the Desert Song movie. I was so impressed by the scenery and Dennis Morgan as the hero. One scene were he was looking over a dune at the Nazi soldiers, is so vivid in my mind. After the movie was over and we got home, the phone rang and we were told all of our relatives in Europe were safe and our relatives in the Army were safe. So this movie was really important to us. Sad indeed, that it is not available to view. My grandchildren wanted to purchase the movie as a surprise to me but they were told it was destroyed in a fire. Thanks or the opportunity to vent my thoughts.Believe it or not only one other person that I know saw the movie, and now he is dead too. Thanks for all.


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