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Princess of the Nile (1954)

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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 ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Princess Shalimar / Taura
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Prince Haidi
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Rama Khan
Dona Drake ...
Mirva
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Capt. Kral
Edgar Barrier ...
Shaman
Wally Cassell ...
Goghi
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Basra
Lisa Daniels ...
Handmaiden
Phyllis Winger ...
Handmaiden
Merry Anders ...
Handmaiden
Honey Bruce Friedman ...
Handmaiden (as Honey Harlow)
Suzanne Alexander ...
Handmaiden
Genice Grayson ...
Handmaiden
Jeanne Vaughn ...
Handmaiden
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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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prince | market | intrigue | conqueror | caliph | See more »

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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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(Western Electric Recording)

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

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Rama Khan: Stretch him on the rack till his tongue loosens.
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fun escapist eye candy
4 September 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

A pretty film with lead actors so beautiful, it almost hurts to look at them. Young Jeffrey Hunter and Debra Paget dazzle in this fun faux- Egyptian adventure/romance. Whether you are straight or gay, male or female, you should appreciate looking at them both.

This would be a great date movie (and I wish I could return to this time for just an evening to have a date to see it during its first run)- -it has adventure, romance, a quick-moving plot, and some comic relief. Dancing girls! Evil henchmen! Scimitar fights! What's not to like?

As another reviewer said, one of the problems with the the movie is the over-reliance on sets; it'd look even better with more outdoor scenes. In this way, it is of its time, and one of the few ways movies have improved is in use of outdoor and international settings.

Recommended. 6.5/10


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