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Film Matinee: The Adventures of Marco Polo

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continues the season of classic adventure films. Today starring Gary Cooper , Sigrid Gurie
Marco Polo , the Venetian adventurer, sails to China to negotiate trade routes. At Kublai Khan 's court, his mission and life are endangered when he meets the Khan's beautiful daughter and Ahmed, the treacherous minister of state.
Written by ROBERT E. SHERWOOD Produced'by SAMUEL GOLDWYN Directed by ARCHIE MAYO
'.Black and uftite). Films: page 27

Contributors

Unknown: Gary Cooper
Unknown: Sigrid Gurie
Unknown: Marco Polo
Unknown: Kublai Khan
Written By: Robert E. Sherwood
Produced By: Samuel Goldwyn
Directed By: Archie Mayo
Marco Polo: Gary Cooper
Princess Kukachin: Sigrid Gurie
Ahmed: Basil Rathbone
Binguccio: Ernest Truex
Kaidu: Alan Hale
Kublai Khan: George Barbier
Nazama: Binnie Barnes
Nazama's maid: Lana Turner

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Film Matinee: The Adventures of Marco Polo

BBC One London, 28 October 1979 14.05






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