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Arabesque (1966)

12 05/05/1966 (US) AdventureComedyRomanceThriller 1h 45m

Ultra Mod. Ultra Mad. Ultra Mystery.


When a plot against a prominent Middle Eastern politician is uncovered, David Pollock, a professor of ancient hieroglyphics at Oxford University, is recruited to help expose the scheme. Pollock must find information believed to be in hieroglyphic code and must also contend with a mysterious man called Beshraavi. Meanwhile, Beshraavi's lover, Yasmin Azir, seems willing to aid Pollock -- but is she really on his side?

  1. Stanley Donen


  2. Gordon Cotler


  3. Peter Stone


  4. Julian Mitchell


  5. Stanley Price


Top Billed Cast

  1. Gregory Peck

    Gregory Peck

    Prof. David Pollock

  2. Sophia Loren

    Sophia Loren

    Yasmin Azir

  3. Alan Badel

    Alan Badel


  4. Kieron Moore

    Kieron Moore

    Yussef Kasim

  5. Carl Duering

    Carl Duering

    Hassan Jena

  6. John Merivale

    John Merivale

    Maj. Sylvester Pennington Sloane

  7. Duncan Lamont

    Duncan Lamont


  8. George Coulouris

    George Coulouris


  9. Ernest Clark

    Ernest Clark


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Status Released

Original Language English

Budget $4,800,000.00

Revenue -


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