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Little Egypt (1951)

Approved | | Comedy, Drama | 26 December 1951 (Sweden)
A belly dancer causes a scandal with her "suggestive" and "immoral" dancing at a Worlds Fair exhibition at the turn of the 20th century.

Director:

Frederick De Cordova (as Frederick de Cordova)

Writers:

Lou Breslow (additional dialogue), Oscar Brodney (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Mark Stevens ... Wayne Cravat
Rhonda Fleming ... Izora
Nancy Guild ... Sylvia Graydon
Charles Drake ... Oliver Doane
Tom D'Andrea ... Max
Minor Watson ... Cyrus Graydon
Steven Geray ... Pasha
Verna Felton ... Mrs. Doanne
John Litel ... Shuster
Kathryn Givney ... Cynthia Graydon
Fritz Feld ... Professor
Dan Riss ... Prosecutor
Jack George Jack George ... Meheddi
Edward Clark ... Judge (as Ed Clark)
John Gallaudet ... O'Reilly
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Storyline

A con-man,Wayne Cravat (Mark Stevens) and a phony Egyptian princess, from New Jersey, calling herself Izora (Rhonda Feming), against the backdrop of the Chicago Esposition of 1893, do their cunning best to con Chicago tobacco tycoon Cyrus Graydon (Minor Watson) out of a million dollars. During their machinations, Izora agrees to put on a demonstration of "ancient Egyptian ceremonial dances, to help attract customers to the fair. Her hootchy-kootchy dancing gets her hauled off by the Chicao police and charged with indecent exposure. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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The Scandalous Tale of the Spectacular Gal Who Rocked the Great Chicago World's Fair With That Famous Hoochy-Koochy Dance! See more »

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Comedy | Drama

Certificate:

Approved | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 December 1951 (Sweden) See more »

Also Known As:

La danse interdite See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Recording)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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