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The Desert Song (1929)

The Desert Song is a 1929 American Pre-Code operetta film directed by Roy Del Ruth and starring John Boles, Louise Fazenda, and Myrna Loy.

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Complete credited cast:
... The Red Shadow
... Margot
... Susan
... Benny Kidd
... Gen. Bierbeau
Jack Pratt ... Pasha
Roberto E. Guzmán ... Sid El Kar
... Hasse
Marie Wells ... Clementina
... Capt. Fontaine
Del Elliott ... Rebel
... Azuri
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Lester Cole
Peggy Dale
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The Desert Song is a 1929 American Pre-Code operetta film directed by Roy Del Ruth and starring John Boles, Louise Fazenda, and Myrna Loy.

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8 April 1929 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Canção do Deserto  »

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$354,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$3,001,000
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| (2-strip Technicolor) (one sequence)

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1.37 : 1
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306 feet of 2-strip Technicolor footage, depicting the Red Shadow and his Arab horsemen riding across windswept sand dunes, opened the film in 1929, but now only survives in B&W. See more »

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Version of The Desert Song (1955) See more »

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Terrific movie of that time
1 February 1999 | by See all my reviews

I remember seeing this film in 1929 when I was 8 years old and how dramatic and thrilling it was. John Boles was a wonderful singer and actor who appeared in many great movies in the 30's.


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