In 1865, the cadets of a Russian Naval Academy ship have shore leave in Morocco; among them is (fictionalized) future composer 'Nicky' Rimsky-Korsakov. In search of a piano, Nicky and ... See full summary »
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Set against the magnificent backdrop of classic Rome, "The Sword and the Cross" is the story of a notorious harlot who must choose between her lascivious lifestyle and the love and affection of her decent-minded brother.
Carlo Ludovico Bragaglia
Yvonne De Carlo,
During the 1850s, crooked lumber syndicate man Beauvais tries to take over the local mill while Sequin, the sensual owner of a gambling riverboat, tries to control the heart of Mississippi lumberjack Dan Corrigan.
In 1865, the cadets of a Russian Naval Academy ship have shore leave in Morocco; among them is (fictionalized) future composer 'Nicky' Rimsky-Korsakov. In search of a piano, Nicky and singing ship's doctor Klin meet a family of once-wealthy Spanish colonists...and their daughter Cara who secretly dances in a cabaret. Romantic complications ensue, but Nicky seems less interested in Cara's favors than in inspirations for his future masterpieces. Written by
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I was an Australian Israeli doing 31 days reserve army duty in the Israel Defence Forces during the 1968-69 War of Attrition along the Suez Canal. My duty at this time was driving a Dodge truck with a young army movie projectionist, a movie projector and a portable screen. We were given just the one movie, 'Song of Scherezade' with Yvonne De Carlo, and we were ordered to show this film as entertainment - even though sometimes we were under fire from the enemy - to the guys in all our heavy gun positions along the Canal. I had no choice but to sit in the sand and watch this movie 31 times, and I ended up knowing the dialogue off pat. It was a funny experience, but it also got a bit hairy at times, and to top it off, I was wounded on the 31st day which was my last day of service. I have nearly finished writing a story about this crazy experience, but it all happened 37 years ago and, being 74 years old now, unfortunately, there's no way can I remember any of the dialogue. I desperately need to get hold of a video or DVD to help me out with this problem. So far I haven't had any luck and this is why I am sending this email to you. It would be great if maybe you could tell me where I could pick up a copy of the movie.
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