Lion of the Desert

Also Known As

Çöl aslani ömer muhtar ( Turkey ), El león del desierto ( Spain ), Erämaan leijona ( Finland ), Il leone del deserto ( Italy ), Islamin kilici: Çöl aslani ömer muhtar ( Turkey ), Le lion du désert ( France ), Lew pustyni ( Poland ), O Leão do Deserto ( Portugal ), Omar Mukhtar: Lion of the Desert ( ), Omar Mukhtar ( UK ), Omar Mukhtar - Löwe der Wüste ( West Germany ), To liontari tis erimou ( Greece )


Lion of the Desert

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Anthony Quinn

Omar Mukhtar

Oliver Reed

Gen. Rodolfo Graziani

Irene Papas


Raf Vallone

Colonel Diodiece


Between two worlds wars, a struggle for freedom took place in the African desert. This movie is the historicaly accurate story about the Libyan resistance leader, Omar Mukhtar, who led the Libyan resistance against the Italian opressors from 1911-1931. The movie takes place during the reign of Mussolini.

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Thank you ...25 March 2015

Thank you very much for your comments!





Anthony Quinn & Rod Steiger28 August 2012

Heart-wrenching performance by Anthony Quinn. At first I thought he was just doing his wise old Arab, as he did in Lawrence and elsewhere, but there's more to it than that.... The other treat is Rod Steiger as Mussolini! I read somewhere, or heard, that they actually found the dictator's old... more





Thanks for that comment good to know.21 February 2012

Thanks for that comment good to know.





Biography Drama02 February 2012

Well made and acted Classic movie. Worth viewing





a true story for freedom08 August 2011

one of my best movie, i watch it many time. It is a true story of dignity and encourage





I havent seen it is it worth viewing?21 April 2011

I havent seen it is it worth viewing?

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question22 March 2011

Has anyone seen this, would you recommend it.

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