Suez (movie, 1938)

Suez (movie, 1938)

Suez is an American film directed by Allan Dwan , released in 1938 .

Synopsis

This film tells the story of the period and events that accompanied the excavation of the 160-kilometer-long Suez Canal between 1859 and 1869. It recounts the imaginary adventures that Ferdinand de Lesseps could have had between Eugénie de Montijo and his young secretary Toni Pèlerin.

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Technical sheet

  • Title: Suez
  • Director: Allan Dwan
  • Assistant Director (uncredited): Aaron Rosenberg
  • Scenario: Philip Dunne and Julien Josephson after a story by Sam Duncan
  • Dialogues: Stanley Logan (uncredited)
  • Production: Darryl F. Zanuck , Gene Markey  (in) an associate producer and Ralph Dietrich production assistant (uncredited)
  • Production and Distribution Company: 20th Century Fox
  • Photography: J. Peverell Marley
  • Music: Louis Silvers , Robert Russell Bennett (uncredited), Charles Maxwell (uncredited), Cyril J. Mockridge (uncredited), David Raksin (uncredited) and Ernst Toch (uncredited)
  • Editing: Barbara McLean
  • Artistic Direction: Bernard Herzbrun and Rudolph Sternad  (en)
  • Set decorator: Thomas Little
  • Costume design: Royer
  • Country of origin: United States
  • Format: Black and White – Sound: Mono (Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)
  • Genre: Adventure Movie , Drama
  • Duration: 104 minutes
  • Release dates: United States : (first in New York ),(national exit); France : 

Distribution

  • Tyrone Power : Ferdinand de Lesseps
  • Loretta Young : Countess Eugenie of Montijo
  • Annabella : Toni Pelerin
  • Joseph Schildkraut : Viscount René De Latour
  • J. Edward Bromberg : Prince Said
  • Henry Stephenson : Count Mathieu de Lesseps
  • Sidney Blackmer : Marquis Du Brey
  • Maurice Moscovitch : Mohammed Ali
  • Nigel Bruce : Sir Malcolm Cameron
  • Sig Ruman : Sergeant Pilgrim
  • Miles Mander : Benjamin Disraeli
  • George Zucco : Prime Minister
  • Leon Ames : Napoleon III
  • Victor Varconi : Victor Hugo
  • Rafaela Ottiano : Maria De Teba
  • Albert Conti : Mr. February
  • Odette Myrtil : The Duchess
  • Marcelle Corday : me Paquineau
  • Leonard Mudie : Campaign Director

And, among the uncredited actors:

  • Jean De Briac : An engineer
  • Georges Renavent : The president of the bank
  • Michael Visaroff : The jewelry merchant

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  • The Suez Canal

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