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Princess of the Nile (1954)

Approved | | Adventure, Fantasy, Romance | July 1954 (USA)
In 1249, an Egyptian princess allies herself with the son of the Caliph of Baghdad in order to rid Egypt of its Bedouin invaders.

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Harmon Jones
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Debra Paget ... Princess Shalimar / Taura
Jeffrey Hunter ... Prince Haidi
Michael Rennie ... Rama Khan
Dona Drake ... Mirva
Michael Ansara ... Captain Kral
Edgar Barrier ... Shaman
Wally Cassell ... Goghi
Jack Elam ... Basra
Lisa Daniels ... Handmaiden
Phyllis Winger Phyllis Winger ... Handmaiden
Merry Anders ... Handmaiden
Honey Bruce Friedman Honey Bruce Friedman ... Handmaiden (as Honey Harlow)
Suzanne Alexander ... Handmaiden
Genice Grayson Genice Grayson ... Handmaiden
Jeanne Vaughn Jeanne Vaughn ... Handmaiden
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1249 A.D. Shalimar, an Egyptian princess, striving to rid her country of its Bedouin conquerors, forms an alliance with Prince Haidi, son of the Caliph of Baghdad. She practices her intrigues both at the court and, disguised as a dancing girl, in the market place.

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Taglines:

Shalimar THE FLAME THAT IGNITED EGYPT! (original print ad - almost all caps)


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Trivia

After being rescued by Prince Haidi (Jeffrey Hunter) and his men, Princess Shalimar (Debra Paget) and the heroes jump into the river to escape. Miss Paget's short dress inflated with air when she jumped from a high wall into the water below, feet first. Watch for a brief scene in which she pops back up to the surface, upside down. You can see her feet kicking near the surface of the water next to the wet fabric of her inflated dress. See more »

Quotes

Rama Khan: Stretch him on the rack till his tongue loosens.
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Connections

Referenced in Buccaneer Soul (1993) See more »

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So Bad, It's Wonderful!
10 November 1998 | by tracybSee all my reviews

I first saw this movie as a Saturday

Matinee, at the Crest Theater in Portland,

OR. I adored it -- it had the

incomparable Debra Paget doing her

patented hip-wiggling Exotic Maiden role,

evil villains, secret passages, secret

identities, 50's-style exotic scenery and

costumes -- the works. I'd love to have

it on video, but as a hootch-cootchy

adventure flick it's not likely to be

available soon, if at all. What a shame!


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

July 1954 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Budget:

$475,000 (estimated)
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Panoramic Productions See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Recording)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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