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The Wind and the Lion

Duration: 1 hour, 54 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

Action drama about the kidnapping of an American widow and her children in Tangier in 1904, loosely based on fact. Recently elected president Theodore Roosevelt prepares to send in the marines, but in the interim Germany seeks to exploit the situation by landing troops in north Africa. Against this backdrop of power politics, a relationship develops between the woman and her abductor. Show less

Contributors

Mulai Ahmed er Raisuli:
Sean Connery
Eden Pedecaris:
Candice Bergen
Theodore Roosevelt:
Brian Keith
John Hay:
John Huston
Samuel Gunmere:
Geoffrey Lewis
Captain Jerome:
Steve Kanaly
The Bashaw:
Vladek Sheybal
Sherif of Wazan:
Nadim Sawalha
Admiral French Ensor Chadwick:
Roy Jenson
Alice Roosevelt:
Deborah Baxter
Quentin Roosevelt:
Jack Cooley
Kermit Roosevelt:
Chris Aller
William Pedecaris:
Simon Harrison
Director:
John Milius

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