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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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Filmed in mid-1942, released in late December 1943. See more »

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Version of The Desert Song (1929) See more »

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Gay Parisienne
Lyrics by Jack Scholl
Music by Serge Walter
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Movie has been remastered, but remains uncirculated
24 August 2000 | by (Palm Springs, CA, USA) – See all my reviews

It's my understanding that this great movie was re-mastered in the mid-90s, and even shown for one week in New York City before suddenly being taken out of circulation. Apparently, there is a copyright problem over ONE SONG in the movie, which has apparently caused Warner Bros./Turner Classic Movies, or whomever has its rights, to withhold release of The Desert Song (1944 version) from theatrical circulation or home video and DVD. One would think there must be a way around this stumbling block, even if the (probably unfamiliar, non-Romberg) song had to be deleted to permit its re-release. -- Bob Elsner, Palm Sprngs, CA


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