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The Golden Blade (1953)

The Golden Blade (1953)

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In this Eastern fantasy, a nobleman tries to rescue a woman from a vicious vizier. To assist him, the hero utilizes "the magic sword of Damascus."

Cast

Piper Laurie
as Khairuzan
Alice Kelley
as Handmaiden
Anita Ekberg
as Handmaiden
Erika Nordin
as Handmaiden
Erika Norden
as Handmaiden
Valerie Jackson
as Handmaiden
Renate Huy
as Handmaiden
Jack Baston
as Chamberlain
Harry Wilson
as Old Soldier
Olga Lunick
as Tavern Dancer
Dennis Weaver
as Rabble Rouser
Guy Williams
as Town Crier
Harry Mendoza
as Chinese Magician
Harry Lang
as Magician
Fred Graham
as Sergeant
Martin Cichy
as Adjustment
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Critic Reviews for The Golden Blade

All Critics (1)

An entertaining but standard Arabian Nights adventure tale.

Full Review… | July 3, 2016
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Audience Reviews for The Golden Blade

More Hollywood "Arabian" nonsense, this time with Rock (born in Illinois) Hudson and Piper (born in Michigan) Laurie as a son and a daughter respectively of the endless shifting sands of the desert, where the blessings of Allah, the careless hand of Fate, and the fickle temptations of the heart weave their spell of awe and magic! There's horse chases, harem dancing (oolala!), and some borrowing of ye olde Arthurian legend here, and there's some fun too, despite the long ears on this donkey.

Kevin M. Williams
Kevin M. Williams

Super Reviewer

Another great early-career performance from Piper Laurie. This was her second film with Rock Hudson. Looking back at her career, I realized she has worked with just about everybody who is considered 'elite' in old-school Hollywood. Can't wait to meet her, and hopefully ask her about it, at the 2014 Mid-Atlantic Nostalgia Convention in Hunt Valley, Md., this September. http://midatlanticnostalgiaconvention.com/

Morgan Sandberg
Morgan Sandberg

Very colorful nonsense is a fun ride but completely ridiculous. One of five films Rock did the year before he broke through to the top flight of stars and left this sort of fodder behind. Piper Laurie is beautiful and her clothes amazing, the fact that she was able to move beyond this kind of cinematic junk food and become an esteemed actress is a testament to her talent.

jay nixon
jay nixon

Super Reviewer

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