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The Desert Song

The Desert Song(1953)

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Brief Synopsis

A French professor secretly leads a band of desert freedom fighters.

Cast & Crew

Kathryn Grayson Margot Birabeau
Gordon MacRae Paul Bonnard, also known as El Khobar
Steve Cochran Capt. Claud Fontaine
Raymond Massey Sheik Yousseff
Dick Wesson Benjy Kidd
Ray Collins Gen. Birabeau
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  New York opening: 20 May 1953
Release Date:  1953 Production Date:  EB*
Color/B&W:  Color (Technicolor) Distributions Co:  Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc.
Sound:  Mono (RCA Sound System) Production Co:  Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc.
Duration(mins):  110 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • The Desert Song

    Betty Karr 2014-11-19

    I saw the operata in SacramentoCalifornia 1989, fantastic. I have always been a Gordon McRae fan. When I saw the movie and heard the music it was... MORE>

  • Riff Song lyrics

    John B 2012-08-20

    The lyrics to "The Riff Song" taken from the 1943 version are different from the play and 1929 lyrics. Although I enjoy them both, I wonder why... MORE>

  • Wonderful Movie

    Liz 2012-04-06

    This is one of my favorite movies. The musical score is wonderful and the voices of Gordon MacRae and Kathryn Grayson are incredible. You can't find a... MORE>