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Princess of the Nile (1954)

Approved | | Adventure, Fantasy, Romance | July 1954 (USA)
In 1249, an Egyptian princess allies herself with the son of the Caliph of Baghdad in order to rid Egypt of its Bedouin invaders.

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Harmon Jones
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Debra Paget ... Princess Shalimar / Taura
Jeffrey Hunter ... Prince Haidi
Michael Rennie ... Rama Khan
Dona Drake ... Mirva
Michael Ansara ... Captain Kral
Edgar Barrier ... Shaman
Wally Cassell ... Goghi
Jack Elam ... Basra
Lisa Daniels Lisa Daniels ... Handmaiden
Phyllis Winger Phyllis Winger ... Handmaiden
Merry Anders ... Handmaiden
Honey Bruce Friedman Honey Bruce Friedman ... Handmaiden (as Honey Harlow)
Suzanne Alexander ... Handmaiden
Genice Grayson Genice Grayson ... Handmaiden
Jeanne Vaughn Jeanne Vaughn ... Handmaiden
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Storyline

1249 A.D. Shalimar, an Egyptian princess, striving to rid her country of its Bedouin conquerors, forms an alliance with Prince Haidi, son of the Caliph of Baghdad. She practices her intrigues both at the court and, disguised as a dancing girl, in the market place.

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Shalimar THE FLAME THAT IGNITED EGYPT! (original print ad - almost all caps)


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

July 1954 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Princesa do Nilo See more »

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Budget:

$475,000 (estimated)
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Panoramic Productions See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Recording)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Trivia

Some of the sets were re-used from Demetrius and the Gladiators (1954) See more »

Quotes

Rama Khan: Stretch him on the rack till his tongue loosens.
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Connections

Referenced in Buccaneer Soul (1993) See more »

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Debra Paget and Jeffery Hunter: Just Beautiful!
15 November 2003 | by algernon4See all my reviews

Two of the best looking stars in Hollywood, Debra Paget and Jeffrey Hunter burn up the screen in "Princess of the Nile." It's not much of a movie, but if you love looking at God's most gorgeous, feast your eyes on these two! Technicolor never had it so good.

Miss Paget should have had a longer career. She appeared in some landmark films like "The Ten Commandments," "Love Me Tender," "White Feather," "Demetrius and the Gladiators," etc. Her ultra lewd dance in "Princess...Nile" is the most erotic in the history of films! At the same time, Jane Russell was also getting censored for her hip-shaking dance in "The French Line."


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