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Lion of the Desert

Lion of the Desert(1981)

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Brief Synopsis

A Libyan resistance leader fights against Italian invaders on the eve of World War II.

Cast & Crew

Anthony Quinn Omar Mukhtar
Oliver Reed General Rodolfo Graziani
Irene Papas Mabrouka
Raf Vallone Colonel Diodiece
Rod Steiger Benito Mussolini
John Gielgud Sharif El Gariani
Gastone Moschin Major Tomelli
Stefano Patrizi Lieutenant Sandrini
Sky Dumont Prince Amedeo
Takis Emmanuel Bu-Matari
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MPAA Ratings:  PG Premiere Info: 
Release Date:  1981 Production Date: 
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Sound:  Production Co:  .....Production Company, .....Domestic Theatrical Distributor, .....Foreign Theatrical Distributor
Duration(mins):  Country:  United States (USA)
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  • The Mighty Quinn

    The Quinn 2012-08-21

    Good movie,historical splendor. MORE>

  • An Important Film

    Bill S. 2012-08-20

    This is an important film. The current TCM synopsis says it relates to action in World War II. That should be corrected. Quinn, the hero, dies in 1931. A... MORE>

  • A Movie Classic

    Jim Smith 2012-08-20

    I am an action adventure fellow. This movie is as good as the genre gets. The director, presentation and acting are excellent as are the scenery and... MORE>