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The Golden Mask (1953)
"South of Algiers" (original title)

 -  Drama  -  1 March 1954 (USA)
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Archaeologist Dr. Burnet, his daughter Anne and newspaperman Nicholas Chapman set out to search for the priceless golden mask of Moloch, believed to be in a lost tomb. Two crooks, Kress and... See full summary »

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Nicholas Chapman
Wanda Hendrix ...
Anne Burnet
Eric Portman ...
Doctor Burnet
Charles Goldner ...
Petris
Jacques François ...
Jacques Farnod
Jacques B. Brunius ...
Kress (as Jacques Brunius)
Aubrey Mather ...
Professor Young
Alec Finter ...
Workman
Noelle Middleton ...
Stewardess
Rene Leplat ...
Doctor Farnod
Simone Silva ...
Zara
Pierre Chaminade ...
Concierge
Marne Maitland ...
Thankyou
George Pastell ...
Hassan
Arnold Diamond ...
Spahi Officer
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Archaeologist Dr. Burnet, his daughter Anne and newspaperman Nicholas Chapman set out to search for the priceless golden mask of Moloch, believed to be in a lost tomb. Two crooks, Kress and Petris, use schemes, tricks and ruses to raise havoc in order to get the mask for themselves. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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Nicholas Chapman: [as he approaches Dr. Burnet, who is busy inspecting a serious crack on an ancient Roman statue] I brought back a statue from Peru one time, that got banged up like that. They told me, "One more crack like that and you're fired."
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Yalli Ghadi
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Music by Mustapha Skandrani
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Great old fossils are ignored everyday
4 August 2003 | by (Dallas) – See all my reviews

The thing that struck me about this movie was how much it set itself apart from similar 'treasure hunt' movies of its day. None of the acting was so overdone that it became unbareable. And the authenticity of the setting and location were extremely refreshing, peeking through the dusty cotton print that has survived. Van was actually cool. He didn't do any big cliches that was criminal. The Egyptian cast was first rate. No Peter Lorre's and miscast Europeans playing the native tongue to the ground. Jack Lee. BAM.


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