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Lion of the desert

Author: Anthony QuinnOliver ReedRod SteigerMoustapha AkkadFalcon Films.All authors
Publisher: Troy, MI : Distributed by Anchor Bay Entertainment, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Italian Fascists grow frustrated with the 20-year-war they have waged against the North African Bedouin tribe. The Fascist leader Mussolini orders his general to destroy the Bedouin Resistence at any cost and capture their leader, Mukhtar. Under pressure from Mussolini after an embarrassing defeat, General Graziani is forced to use more ruthless tactics, declaring war on the entire civilian population.
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: ʻUmar Mukhtār; ʻUmar Mukhtār
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony Quinn; Oliver Reed; Rod Steiger; Moustapha Akkad; Falcon Films.; Anchor Bay Entertainment, Inc.
ISBN: 0764002910 9780764002915
OCLC Number: 39759172
Language Note: English dialoque.
Notes: Rated PG.
Videocassette release of the 1979 motion picture by Falcon International Productions.
Presented widescreen and digitally mastered for optimum picture and sound. Also included is the documentary The making of an epic, plus theatrical trailers.
Credits: Photography, Jack Hildyard ; music, Maurice Jarre.
Cast: Anthony Quinn, Oliver Reed, Irene Papas, Raf Vallone, Rod Steiger, John Gielgud.
Description: 2 videocassettes (206 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format, hi-fi, stereo.
Other Titles: Making of an epic.
Omar Mukhtar, lion of the desert
Responsibility: producer, director, Moustapha Akkad ; screenplay, Hal Craig.

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The Italian Fascists grow frustrated with the 20-year-war they have waged against the North African Bedouin tribe. The Fascist leader Mussolini orders his general to destroy the Bedouin Resistence at any cost and capture their leader, Mukhtar. Under pressure from Mussolini after an embarrassing defeat, General Graziani is forced to use more ruthless tactics, declaring war on the entire civilian population.

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