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Omar Khayyam (1957)

08/23/1957 (FI) AdventureRomance 1h 41m
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Overview

Omar Khayyam was one of the greatest Persian poets. He was also a brilliant mathematician. Though his quatrains were written in the 11th century, they are still popular the world over. The details of his life are unknown, so this movie invents a biography for him and includes in it his real achievements - the invention of a new calendar and the penning of those epigrammatic poems. This film has him romancing a sultan's bride and foiling the assassin sect's plot to kill the sultan's son.

  1. William Dieterle

    Director

  2. Barré Lyndon

    Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Cornel Wilde

    Cornel Wilde

    Omar Khayyam

  2. Michael Rennie

    Michael Rennie

    Hasani Sabah

  3. Debra Paget

    Debra Paget

    Sharain

  4. John Derek

    John Derek

    Prince Malik

  5. Raymond Massey

    Raymond Massey

    The Shah

  6. Yma Sumac

    Yma Sumac

    Karina

  7. Margaret Hayes

    Margaret Hayes

    Queen Zarada

  8. Joan Taylor

    Joan Taylor

    Yaffa

  9. Perry Lopez

    Perry Lopez

    Prince Ahmud

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Omar Khayyam
Omar Khayyam

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Original Language English

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