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Omar the Tentmaker (1922)

About Omar Khayyam of Persia the poet and mathematician who wrote the Iranian first solar calendar in about 1073 AD. His fiancé was forced to marry the shah but she eventually escaped and ... See full summary »

Director:

James Young

Writers:

Richard Walton Tully (play) (as Richard W. Tully), Richard Walton Tully (screenplay) (as Richard W. Tully)

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Guy Bates Post ... Omar the tentmaker
Virginia Brown Faire ... Shireen
Nigel De Brulier ... Nizam ul Mulk
Noah Beery ... The shah of shahs
Rose Dione ... Shah's mother
Patsy Ruth Miller ... Little Shireen
Douglas Gerrard ... Hassan
Will Jim Hatton Will Jim Hatton ... Little Mahruss
Boris Karloff ... Imam Mowaffak
Maurice 'Lefty' Flynn ... The Christian Crusader (as Maurice B. Flynn)
Edward Kimball ... Omar's father (as Edward M. Kimball)
Walter Long ... The executioner
Evelyn Selbie ... Zarah
John Gribner John Gribner ... Mahruss
Gordon Mullen Gordon Mullen ... Emissary to the Shah
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About Omar Khayyam of Persia the poet and mathematician who wrote the Iranian first solar calendar in about 1073 AD. His fiancé was forced to marry the shah but she eventually escaped and with help of grand Vazir Joined Omar Khayyam. Hollywood made a film based on the same story with Connell Wilde, the life and adventures of Omar Khayyam Written by faridb2000

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Would You Know How Omar Loved? Would you sweep 1000 years aside to find Shireen, the Persian rose, who wed Omar and awoke in the harem of the Shah? (Print Ad- Albuquerque Herald, ((Albuquerque NM)) 24 May 1923)

Genres:

Romance | Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

None

Release Date:

December 1922 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Glödande persisk kärlek See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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