Omar Khayyam Movie Review 1957

Information and Film Reviews for Omar Khayyam the Movie

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In medieval Persia, Omar (Wilde) becomes involved in a romance with the Shah of Persia's fiancee, while trying to fight off a faction of assassins trying to overthrow the Shah. Although this film has a great cast, the script is silly and juvenile, defeating the cast's fine efforts.


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Available on VHS
Running time 101 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Historical Drama, Medieval Romps, Assassination
Cornel Wilde, Michael Rennie, Debra Paget, Raymond Massey, John Derek, Yma Sumac, Margaret Hayes, Joan Taylor, Sebastian Cabot
William Dieterle

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