Tyrone Power is a pilots' pilot, but he doesn't believe in anything beyond his own abilities. He gets into trouble by flying a new fighter directly to Canada instead of to New York and ... See full summary »
In the 13th century, Walter of Gurnie, a disinherited Saxon youth, is forced to flee England. With his friend, the master archer Tris, he falls in with the army of the fierce but avuncular General Bayan, and journeys all the way to China, where both men become involved in intrigues in the court of Kublai Khan. Written by
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An all time favorite action flick with drama, memorable scenes, top notch performances, especially Orson Welles and Jack Hawkins, and a bit of romanticized history thrown in for good measure. Welles' best role of the decade, comparable to his performance as Cesare Borgia. Hard to beat the drama in the "archery" scene.
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