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Wild Kurdistan (1965)

Durchs wilde Kurdistan (original title)
After dealing with the Shut in the Balkans, Kara Ben-Nemsi ('Karl the German') receives a firman (precious passport) from the padishah (Ottoman sultan) before he continues his travels ... See full summary »

Director:

Franz Josef Gottlieb (as F.J. Gottlieb)

Writers:

Karl May (novel), Franz Josef Gottlieb (screenplay) (as F.J. Gottlieb)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Lex Barker ... Kara Ben Nemsi
Marie Versini ... Ingdscha
Ralf Wolter Ralf Wolter ... Hadschi Halef Omar
Djordje Nenadovic Djordje Nenadovic ... Machredsch of Mosul (as Georg Heston)
Gustavo Rojo ... Ahmed El Corda
Werner Peters ... Mütesselin
Charles Fawcett Charles Fawcett ... Scheik Mohammed Emin / Scheik Kadir Bei
Wolfgang Lukschy Wolfgang Lukschy ... Ali Bei
Gloria Cámara Gloria Cámara ... Benda
Fernando Sancho ... Padischah
José María Caffarel ... (as S. M. Caffarel)
José Nieto ... Pir Kamek
Antonio Casas ... Scheik Cedar
Maite Matalonga Maite Matalonga ... Hanneh
Dieter Borsche ... Sir David Lindsay
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Storyline

After dealing with the Shut in the Balkans, Kara Ben-Nemsi ('Karl the German') receives a firman (precious passport) from the padishah (Ottoman sultan) before he continues his travels through Kurdistan. Achmed El Corda, the son of Halef's Hadedhin Beduin tribe's sheik Mohammed Emin, has been captured by the machredsh (Turkish governor) of Mossul for resisting water seizure by his Turkish troops. Kara takes charge of the rescue. On their way, they help eccentric Lord David Lindsay and his butler Archie, who gallantly try to rescue an Oriental lady, as well as pir ('holy man') Kamek's sun-devoted Yessidi sect. Written by KGF Vissers

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Country:

Spain | West Germany

Language:

German

Release Date:

20 March 1968 (Spain) See more »

Also Known As:

The Wild Men of Kurdistan See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Followed by Kingdom of the Silver Lion (1965) See more »

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Through the wild Curdistan!
27 July 2000 | by amikus2000See all my reviews

This adventure is more tentious than the "Schut", although Gottlieb is not the considerably better director than R. Siodmak (Schut), but the story is somehow predictable and this is fighting with its suspense. It is worth watching the landscape, that is great.


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