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A new series of romantic feature films
The Desert Song starring
GORDON MacRAE with Steve Cochran
Raymond Massey
Screenplay by ROLAND KIBBE from the play by LAWRENCE SCHWAB
Produced by Rudi Fehr
Directed by Bruce Humberstone
A film freely adapted from the perennially popular musical show, featuring such Sigmund Romberg melodies as ' The Riff Song,' ' One Alone,' 'The Desert Song,' and ' Romance.'


Unknown: Kathryn Grayson
Unknown: Gordon Macrae
Unknown: Steve Cochran
Unknown: Raymond Massey
Unknown: Roland Kibbe
Play By: Lawrence Schwab
Unknown: Otto Harbach
Unknown: Sigmund Romberg
Unknown: Frank Mandel
Produced By: Rudi Fehr
Directed By: Bruce Humberstone
Unknown: Sigmund Romberg
Margot: Kathryn Grayson
El Khobar: Gordon MacRae
Captain Fontaine: Steve Cochran
Yousseff ,: Raymond Massey
Benjy: Dick Wesson
Azuri: Allyn McLerie
General Birabeau: Ray Collins
Hassan: Paul Picerni

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