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Forty Days of Musa Dagh (1982)

| Drama, History, War
Armenian guerrilla troops fight against the Turkish forces on the mountain of Musa Dagh.

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Gabriel Bagradian
Ronnie Carol ...
Juliette Bagradian
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Simon Tomassian
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Maris Durand
Maurice Sherbanee ...
Civil Governor (as Maurice Sherbanée)
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Henry Morgenthau, Sr. (as David Opatashu)
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Talaat Pasha
David Mauro ...
Enver Bey
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General Waggenheim
Gilbert Green ...
Dr. Johannes Lepsius
Manuel Kichian ...
Kilikian
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Dr. Altouni
Cano Graham ...
High Priest, Ter Haigasun
Paul King ...
Steven Bagradian
Victoria Woodbeck ...
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Armenian guerrilla troops fight against the Turkish forces on the mountain of Musa Dagh.

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Writer/Producer/Director James B. Harris was working on a production of the film for MGM when it was shelved in the late 60's. See more »

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"After all, who remembers the massacres of the Armenians?" -ADOLF HITLER
22 June 2000 | by See all my reviews

When Hitler ordered his death units to "exterminate without mercy or pity men, women, and children belonging to the Polish-speaking race," he was confident that the world would overlook the mass murder. "After all," he asked rhetorically on the eve of the 1939 invasion of Poland, "who remembers the massacres of the Armenians?"

When Jews of Warsaw Ghetto stood against the Nazis, their source of inspiration was Prague-born Jewish writer Franz Werfel's "THE FORTY DAYS OF MUSA DAGH", the 1933 novel whose graphic depiction of the Armenian plight which later shaped a generation in Israel.

A MUST see movie for every Jew and Armenian and for everyone who wants to create a better world without "Man's inhumanity to man" into the 21st century. ARMENIAN GENOCIDE marked the first genocide of the century we left behind. We all can learn something from this movie.


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