Epic Denied: Depriving the Forty Days of Musa Dagh (2021)

A documentary about the trials and tribulations of Hollywood's multiple attempts to produce an epic movie based on Franz Werfel's worldwide bestseller, "The Forty Days of Musa Dagh". ... See full summary »

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Edwin Avaness (script), Edward Minasian (based on a book by) | 1 more credit »

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A documentary about the trials and tribulations of Hollywood's multiple attempts to produce an epic movie based on Franz Werfel's worldwide bestseller, "The Forty Days of Musa Dagh". Undertaken by veteran producer Irving Thalberg and MGM in the 1930s to unknown millionaire John Kurkjian in the 1980s, the project faced enormous foreign intervention and blackmail, preventing it from reaching the silver screen. According to Variety, this novel has become the most on-again-off-again motion picture production in Hollywood history. Written by E.A.

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25 December 2021 (USA) See more »

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Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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