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Omar Khayyam

Released Aug 23, 1957 1h 41m Adventure List
Reviews 33% Audience Score Fewer than 50 Ratings The 11th-century Persian poet (Cornel Wilde) woos a shah's bride (Debra Paget) and foils a plot of Assassins. Read More Read Less

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Clyde Gilmour Maclean's Magazine A spectacular but slow and ponderous sword-opera which dramatizes the life story of the eleventh-century Persian poet-mathematician. Nov 14, 2019 Full Review Dennis Schwartz Dennis Schwartz Movie Reviews What I liked about it, is that it stunk but its smell wasn't that bad. Rated: C Mar 16, 2009 Full Review Read all reviews

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Audience Member The scene with Yma Sumac singing was the high point of the film. Rated 2 out of 5 stars 02/24/23 Full Review Audience Member Colorful but cardboard costumer. Rated 2 out of 5 stars 02/27/23 Full Review Read all reviews
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Synopsis The 11th-century Persian poet (Cornel Wilde) woos a shah's bride (Debra Paget) and foils a plot of Assassins.
Director
William Dieterle
Producer
Frank Freeman Jr.
Production Co
Paramount
Genre
Adventure
Original Language
English
Release Date (Theaters)
Aug 23, 1957, Limited
Release Date (Streaming)
Mar 10, 2017
Runtime
1h 41m
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