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Zarak Khan
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Maj. Michael Ingram
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Salma
Bonar Colleano ...
Biri (Zarak's brother)
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Cathy Ingram
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The Mullah
Peter Illing ...
Ahmad
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Hassu the one-eyed
Eddie Byrne ...
Kasim - Zarak's brother
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Moor Larkin
Frederick Valk ...
Haji Khan (Zarak's father)
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Maj. Atherton
Harold Goodwin ...
Sgt. Higgins
Alec Mango ...
Akbar (merchant)
Oscar Quitak ...
Youssuff
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On the mountainous frontier between British India and Afghanistan, circa 1860s, Zarak Khan kisses Salma, the youngest wife of his father, Haji Khan. Outraged, his father orders Zarak to be flogged to death but spares his life at the urging of an elderly Mullah. Zarak now leaves his village and becomes a notorious outlaw, prompting the British to assign a Major Ingram to capture him. Zarak and Ingram have several encounters, developing a grudging respect for each other. When Ingram is captured by Ahmad, one of Zarak's rivals, Zarak risks his life to save the British officer. Written by dinky-4 of Minneapolis

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Pillage! Plunder! Passion! See more »


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Victor Mature offered to pay for Jack Keely's funeral after he was killed in a horse riding stunt making this film. See more »

Quotes

Zarak Khan: Hanging's too fast. It's for the weak. My father once said I should be flogged to death. He tried, cousin, but he failed.
Ahmad: We shall not fail.
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Referenced in Cubby Broccoli: The Man Behind Bond (2000) See more »

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Climb Up the Wall
Music by Auyar Hosseini
Lyrics by Norman Gimbel
Sung by Yana
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ganesha talkies
8 October 2003 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

saw this movie at ganesha talkies in mysore,india(1957). was a big fan of victor mature those days.i think it was a big hit in india.in my opinion this movie was much better than the spielberg creations like(the raiders series).


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