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Princess of the Nile (1954)

Approved | | Adventure, Fantasy, Romance | July 1954 (USA)
In 1249, an Egyptian princess allies herself with the son of the Caliph of Bagdad in order to rid Egypt of its Bedouin invaders.

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Cast

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Princess Shalimar / Taura
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Prince Haidi
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Rama Khan
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Mirva
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Captain Kral
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Shaman
Wally Cassell ...
Goghi
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Basra
Lisa Daniels ...
Handmaiden
Phyllis Winger ...
Handmaiden
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Handmaiden
Honey Bruce Friedman ...
Handmaiden (as Honey Harlow)
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Handmaiden
Genice Grayson ...
Handmaiden
Jeanne Vaughn ...
Handmaiden
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Storyline

Time: A.D. 1249. Shalimar, an Egyptian princess, striving to rid her country of its Bedouin conquerors, forms an alliance with Prince Haidi, son of the Caliph of Bagdad. She practices her intrigues both at the court and, disguised as a dancing girl, in the market place. Written by Anonymous

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Shalimar THE FLAME THAT IGNITED EGYPT! (original print ad - almost all caps)


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July 1954 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Princesa do Nilo  »

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$475,000 (estimated)
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(Western Electric Recording)

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(Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Trivia

After being rescued by Jeffrey Hunter and his men, Debra Paget and the heroes jump into the river to escape. Miss Paget's short dress inflated with air when she jumped from a high wall into the water below, feet first. Watch for a brief scene in which she pops back up to the surface - upside down. You can see her feet kicking near the surface of the water next to the wet fabric of her inflated dress. See more »

Quotes

Rama Khan: Stretch him on the rack till his tongue loosens.
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Connections

Referenced in Alma Corsária (1993) See more »

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Princess of the Nile
4 April 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I watched Princess of the Nile for the first time when I was about 10 years old. I am 63 now and have never forgotten the movie. Nor have I gotten over my fascination with Egypt. I have searched the internet trying to buy the movie, but have not been able to locate it. It makes me wonder if this is one of the lost movies in Hollywood. I loved Debra Padget and Jeffrey Hunter together. They have such charisma together. If you were to ask me anything about the movie I could not tell you anything other than who was in it. I vaguely remember a scene by the Nile with Debra Padget a bunch of other women.I have always wanted to see it again. I never thought of it as an escape movie back then, but I can see now where that was probably the case. I do hope they will put it on DVD and I will be able to see it again before I die. It was a wonderful movie.


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