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The Desert Song (17-Dec-1943)

Director: Robert Florey

Writer: Robert Buckner

From a play by: Oscar Hammerstein II; Otto Harbach; Frank Mandel; Laurence Schwab

Producer: Robert Buckner

Keywords: Musical, Nazis

Set in 1937, an American leads desert fighters against Nazi occupiers who are trying to build a railroad in French West Africa. Remake of The Desert Song (1929), itself an adaptation of a successful Broadway play, to match current events. Several new songs were added. For years it was unavailable for copyright issues.

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