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The Pirate


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A special two-part presentation of the television adaptation of HAROLD ROBBiNS 's best-selling novel, set against a background of the Arab-Israeli conflict starring
Part 1: The Arabian Desert - 1933 Through a bizarre twist of fate, a Jew by birth is raised as a wealthy Arab ruler to be a manipulator of world politics, an international playboy and the central figure in a high life of sex, intrigue and danger. But, for all his wealth and power, the ' Pirate' is deeply troubled by a wife's indiscretions and a daughter who hates him.
Screenplay by JULIUS j. EPSTEIN Produced by HOWARD W. KOCH
Directed by KENNETH ANNAKIN , Films: p 17


Unknown: Harold Robbins
Unknown: Julius J. Epstein
Produced By: Howard W. Koch
Directed By: Kenneth Annakin
Baydr Al Fay: Franco Nero
Jordana: Anne Archer
Leila: Olivia Hussey
Ben Ezra: Eli Wallach
Samir Al Fay: Christopher Lee
Dick Carriage: James Franciscus
Rashid: Ian McShane
Ali Yasfir: Michael Constantine
Hamid: ,armand Assante
Prince Feiyad: Jeff Corey
Jabir ,: Ferdy Mayne
Maryam: Carol Bagdasarian

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