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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 overview, first billed only:
Princess Shalimar / Taura
Prince Haidi
Rama Khan
Captain Kral
Edgar Barrier ...
Wally Cassell ...
Lisa Daniels ...
Phyllis Winger ...
Honey Bruce Friedman ...
Handmaiden (as Honey Harlow)
Genice Grayson ...
Jeanne Vaughn ...


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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Release Date:

July 1954 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Princesa do Nilo  »

Box Office


$475,000 (estimated)

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Sound Mix:

(Western Electric Recording)



Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Did You Know?


Some of the sets were reused from Demetrius and the Gladiators (1954) See more »


Rama Khan: Stretch him on the rack till his tongue loosens.
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Referenced in Buccaneer Soul (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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