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The Desert Song (1943)

Paul Hudson, leads a group of desert bandits against some Nazis, who want to use them as cheap labor for their railroad.

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Robert Florey
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Cast

Cast overview:
Dennis Morgan ... Paul Hudson / El Khobar
Irene Manning ... Margot
Bruce Cabot ... Colonel Fontaine
Lynne Overman ... Johnny Walsh
Gene Lockhart ... Pere FanFan
Faye Emerson ... Hajy
Victor Francen ... Caid Yousseff
Curt Bois ... François
Jack La Rue ... Lieutenant Bertin
Marcel Dalio ... Tarbouch
Nestor Paiva ... Benoit
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Paul Hudson, leads a group of desert bandits against some Nazis, who want to use them as cheap labor for their railroad.

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Thrills galore! Glorious Technicolor!

Genres:

Adventure | Musical | War

Certificate:

Approved | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 September 1944 (Mexico) See more »

Also Known As:

A Canção do Deserto See more »

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Production Co:

Warner Bros. See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound System)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Second to final film of Lynne Overman, released ten months after his death. See more »

Connections

Version of The Red Shadow (1932) See more »

Soundtracks

French Military Marching Song
Music and Lyrics by Sigmund Romberg
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The most memorable film I have ever seen!
26 April 2001 | by ke4zrbSee all my reviews

It was in 1944, when my relatives and neighbors, all were very much concerned about the War. My mother and I went to see the Desert Song movie. I was so impressed by the scenery and Dennis Morgan as the hero. One scene were he was looking over a dune at the Nazi soldiers, is so vivid in my mind. After the movie was over and we got home, the phone rang and we were told all of our relatives in Europe were safe and our relatives in the Army were safe. So this movie was really important to us. Thanks or the opportunity to vent my thoughts.Believe it or not only one other person that I know saw the movie, and now he is dead too. Thanks for all.


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