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Road to Morocco (1942)

Not Rated | | Adventure, Comedy, Family | 8 April 1943 (Mexico)
Two carefree castaways on a desert shore find an Arabian Nights city, where they compete for the luscious Princess Shalmar.

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Complete credited cast:
... Jeff Peters
... Orville 'Turkey' Jackson / Aunt Lucy
... Princess Shalmar
... Mullay Kasim
... Mihirmah
... Hyder Khan
... Ahmed Fey
... Neb Jolla
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Jeff and Turkey, two wild and crazy guys adrift on a raft in the Mediterranean, are cast away on a desert shore and hop a convenient camel to an Arabian Nights city where Turkey soon finds himself sold as a slave...to luscious Princess Shalmar of Karameesh. Naturally, Jeff would like to rescue Turkey from this "dire" fate, even if it means taking his place! But they haven't figured on virile desert chieftain Mullay Kassim, who has designs on the princess himself... Written by Rod Crawford <puffinus@u.washington.edu>

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You'll Shriek At These Shieks! . . . trying the double - Oh! on Sheikess Dorothy Lamour!


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8 April 1943 (Mexico)  »

Also Known As:

A Sedução de Marrocos  »

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$1,626,400, 20 January 1943
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(Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Anthony Quinn returns as the villain. He is the only actor, apart from the three leads, to play a similar character in two separate "Road" pictures, making him a semi-regular. He first appeared as Caesar in Road to Singapore (1940). See more »

Goofs

When Orville and Jeff are in jail, the superimposed background bleeds into the jail guard's caftan. See more »

Quotes

Jeff Peters: We must storm the place.
Turkey Jackson: You storm. I'll stay here and drizzle.
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Featured in Precious Images (1986) See more »

Soundtracks

Moonlight Becomes You
(1942)
Written by Jimmy Van Heusen
Lyrics by Johnny Burke
Patially played during the opening credits
Performed by Bing Crosby
Reprised by Bing Crosby, Dorothy Lamour and Bob Hope in each other's voices
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Hope and Crosby's on screen chemistry makes it fun to watch.
4 September 2011 | by See all my reviews

You can't go into a viewing of any Hope and Crosby picture expecting a strong story or plot,nor should you expect the acting to be great.Bob Hope's true strength was stand up comedy,not acting,and I think he knew that.That's why we only saw him in roles where he could be pretty much rely on his stand up skills.Bing Crosby,on the other hand,had a knack for acting even though he was primarily a singer.In fact,his knack won him an Oscar two years after he did this film,so you know he took it seriously.Since Hope's acting skills were not strong,I thing that Bing saw these films they did together as a chance to relax and have a little fun,and to take a break from the seriousness of the acting profession.Despite their contrasting talents,there is no denying the great chemistry that existed between the pair,which makes Road to Morocco fun to watch.Also,if I may add,Dorothy Lamour and Dona Drake are also fun to watch,but for a different reason.I suppose that's just the typical male in me talking. ;-)


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