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The Desert Song (1943)

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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Thrills galore! Glorious Technicolor!

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13 September 1944 (Mexico)  »

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A Canção do Deserto  »

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(RCA Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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"The Screen Guild Theater" broadcast a 30 minute radio adaptation of the movie on May 21, 1945 with Dennis Morgan and Bruce Cabot reprising their film roles. See more »

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Version of The Desert Song (1953) See more »

Soundtracks

French Military Marching Song
Music and Lyrics by Sigmund Romberg
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Excellent Musical
19 August 2004 | by (Fort Lauderdale, Florida) – See all my reviews

My only comment is that such a wonderful film should not be placed somewhere on the shelf and forgotten thru the years. It is too great a picture to not allow the many people (like myself) who would love to purchase it and show it to their family and friends to enjoy for as many times as they wish. And besides, I think Dennis Morgan was a wonderful singer and a very handsome actor. And so, once again, I am hoping that whoever places these films on video will take all our comments into consideration and take notice of the many people who feel the same as I do about this film. The newer version with Gordon MacRae does not appeal to me at all. I want the old version. Let's just say it is the nostalgia part of me that is hoping that this can be accomplished.


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