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Release Date:
19 December 1951 (USA) See more »
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An Arabian-nights princess and a Bedouin chief contend over possession of a stallion, but unite to oppose the Corsair Lords. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

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Maureen O'Hara ... Princess Tanya

Jeff Chandler ... Tamerlane
Maxwell Reed ... Prince Medina

Lon Chaney Jr. ... Borka Barbarossa (as Lon Chaney)
Buddy Baer ... Hakim Barbarossa
Richard Egan ... Captain Fezil

Dewey Martin ... Yak

Royal Dano ... Basra
Susan Cabot ... Clio
Judith Braun ... Calu

Henry Brandon ... Malik
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Neville Brand ... Kral

Richard Hale ... King Chandra
Tony Barr ... Malat (uncredited)
Frederic Berest ... Ibid (uncredited)
Virginia Brissac ... Alhena (uncredited)
Barry Brooks ... Guard (uncredited)
Leon Charles ... Huntsman (uncredited)
André Charlot ... Court Physician (uncredited)
Dorothy Ford ... Naja (uncredited)
Cindy Garner ... Elaine (uncredited)
Chuck Hamilton ... Ayub (uncredited)
Joseph Kamaryt ... Court Physician (uncredited)
Noreen Michaels ... Zara (uncredited)
William Tannen ... Captain of Guards (uncredited)
Lillian Ten Eyck ... Elaine's Mother (uncredited)
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Directed by
Charles Lamont 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Gerald Drayson Adams 

Produced by
Leonard Goldstein .... producer
Ross Hunter .... associate producer
 
Cinematography by
Russell Metty 
 
Film Editing by
Ted J. Kent 
 
Art Direction by
Hilyard M. Brown  (as Hilyard Brown)
Bernard Herzbrun 
 
Set Decoration by
Oliver Emert 
Russell A. Gausman 
 
Costume Design by
Bill Thomas 
 
Makeup Department
Joan St. Oegger .... hair stylist
Bud Westmore .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Lew Leary .... unit manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Frank Shaw .... assistant director (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Leslie I. Carey .... sound
Richard DeWeese .... sound
John W. Rixey .... sound
 
Stunts
Jim Burk .... stunts (uncredited)
Chuck Hamilton .... stunts (uncredited)
Lucille House .... stunts (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Philip H. Lathrop .... camera operator (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Joseph Gershenson .... musical director
Milton Rosen .... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Hans J. Salter .... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Frank Skinner .... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Edward Ward .... composer: stock music (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Harold Belfer .... choreographer
Leon Charles .... dialogue director
William Fritzsche .... technicolor color consultant
Mahmud Shaikhaly .... technical advisor
 
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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Flame of the Desert" - USA (alternative title)
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Runtime:
77 min
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Color (Technicolor)
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1.37 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (Western Electric Recording)
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Referenced in El crimen del cine Oriente (1997)See more »

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3 out of 8 people found the following review useful.
Red-haired Arab princess, 7 February 2001
Author: VernC from United States

Saw this film when I was 13, and it struck me at the time that Maureen O'Hara -- as Irish as the Blarney Stone -- plays an Arab. They didn't even give her a brunette wig.

At one point one of Maureen's retainers says "You will ride unveiled!" Maureen replies "If necessary I would ride unclad!" now that would be worth seeing!

Jeff Chandler does his usual solid job. 4.8/10 might be a bit of an overrating.

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