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William R. Cox (screenplay)
William R. Cox (story)
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Release Date:
7 October 1953 (USA) See more »
For gold ! For glory ! For wild pagan lips ! See more »
Antar is sent by Suleiman, head of the Ottoman Empire, to Bagdad to prevent Hammam, Pasha of Bagdad... See more » | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Victor Mature ... Antar
Mari Blanchard ... Selima
Virginia Field ... Rosanna

Guy Rolfe ... Kasseim

James Arness ... Targut (as Jim Arness)
Gregg Palmer ... Osman (as Palmer Lee)
Nick Cravat ... Ahmed
Ludwig Donath ... Kaffar
Jackie Loughery ... Handmaiden

Leon Askin ... Pasha Hammam
Howard Petrie ... Karsh
Charles Arnt ... Zapolya

Glenn Strange ... Mik-Kel
Thomas Browne Henry ... Mustapha the Wild
Sammy Stein ... Abdallah
David Sharpe ... Ben Ali (as Dave Sharpe)

Robert Blake ... Beggar boy (as Bobby Blake)
Charles Wagenheim ... Bedouin spy
Chester Hayes ... Wrestler
Thomas A. Renesto ... Wrestler
Hans Schnabel ... Wrestler
Vic Holbrook ... Wrestler
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Emile Avery ... Minor Role (uncredited)
Herman Belmonte ... Minor Role (uncredited)
Bruce Cameron ... Acrobat (uncredited)
Fred Carson ... Minor Role (uncredited)
Martin Cichy ... Minor Role (uncredited)
James Dime ... Minor Role (uncredited)
Ernie Flatt ... Dancer (uncredited)
Al Haskell ... Minor Role (uncredited)
Alan Jackson ... Acrobat (uncredited)

George J. Lewis ... Captain (uncredited)
Merrill McCormick ... Minor Role (uncredited)
Jack Perry ... Minor Role (uncredited)
Walter Pietila ... Acrobat (uncredited)
Ed Randolph ... Minor Role (uncredited)
The Russ Saunders Troupe ... Dancing Troupe (uncredited)
Ray Saunders ... Acrobat (uncredited)
Russell Saunders ... Acrobat (uncredited)
Carl Sklover ... Minor Role (uncredited)
Robert St. Angelo ... Soldier Guard (uncredited)
Paul Stathes ... Minor Role (uncredited)
Patty Taylor ... Acrobat (uncredited)
Dale Van Sickel ... Messenger (uncredited)
Wally Walker ... Minor Role (uncredited)

Ben Welden ... Stout Wrestler (uncredited)

Stuart Whitman ... Sergeant (uncredited)

Directed by
George Sherman 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
William R. Cox  screenplay
William R. Cox  story

Produced by
Albert J. Cohen .... producer
Original Music by
Henry Mancini (uncredited)
Herman Stein (uncredited)
Cinematography by
Russell Metty 
Film Editing by
Paul Weatherwax 
Art Direction by
Alexander Golitzen 
Emrich Nicholson 
Set Decoration by
John P. Austin  (as John Austin)
Russell A. Gausman 
Costume Design by
Rosemary Odell 
Makeup Department
Joan St. Oegger .... hair stylist
Bud Westmore .... makeup artist
Production Management
Dewey Starkey .... unit manager (uncredited)
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Fred Frank .... assistant director
Marshall Green .... assistant director (uncredited)
James Welch .... assistant director (uncredited)
Sound Department
Leslie I. Carey .... sound
Joe Lapis .... sound
Fred Carson .... stunt double
Patty Taylor .... stunt double: Mari Blanchard
Emile Avery .... stunts (uncredited)
Russell Saunders .... stunts (uncredited)
Camera and Electrical Department
Philip H. Lathrop .... camera operator
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)
Other crew
Ralph Faulkner .... fight choreographer
William Fritzsche .... technicolor color consultant
Eugene Loring .... choreographer
Herschel Daugherty .... dialogue director (uncredited)
Ledge Haddow .... technician: Technicolor (uncredited)
Harry L. Wolf .... technician: Technicolor (uncredited)

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82 min
Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.37 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (Western Electric Recording)

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what? where? x 2 here!, 25 April 2004
Author: ptb-8 from Australia

As much as I hate to admit it.....this ghastly Yvonne De Carlo bargain counter costumer had TWO releases in Australia......the first with a Jungle Jim epic CANNIBAL ATTACK......imagine that on the cinema marquee or worse, having to answer the telephone and say THAT to a prospective client.........the first in 1954 at the crumbling CAPITOL THEATRE a 2500 seat atmospheric soon to be the home of AIP extravaganzas......then it was re released AGAIN here in 1965 as a double feature with.....wait for it......can it be......the much demanded........COME September again all at The Sydney CAPITOL. What madness decided this? Wouldn't it be reasonable to expect PILLOW TALK to be reissued instead !? with COME September. ......God only knows why VEILS OF BAGDAD copped it so sweet because it helped the population of Australia be so attracted to costume epics and want to make them ourselves.

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