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Omar the Tentmaker
(1922) American
B&W : [?] Eight or Nine? reels / 8090 feet
Directed by James Young

Cast: Guy Bates Post [Omar, the tentmaker], Virginia Brown Faire [Shireen], Nigel de Brulier [Nizam ul Mulk], Noah Beery [the Shah of Shahs], Rose Dione [the Shah’s mother], Patsy Ruth Miller [Little Shireen], Douglas Gerrard [Hassan], Will Jim Hatton [Little Mahruss], Boris Karloff [Imam Mowaffak], Maurice B. Flynn (Lefty Flynn) [the Christian crusader], Edward M. Kimball [Omar’s father], Walter Long [the executioner], Evelyn Selbie [Zarah], John Gribner [Mahruss], Gordon Mullen [emissary to the shah], George Rigas [emissary to the shah]

Richard Walton Tully Productions production; distributed by Associated First National Pictures, Incorporated. / Produced by Richard Walton Tully. Scenario by Richard Walton Tully, from the play Omar the Tentmaker by Richard Walton Tully. Art direction by Wilfred Buckland. Cinematography by George Benoit. Presented by Richard Walton Tully. / Released December 1922. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format.

Drama: Historical.

Survival status: (unknown)

Current rights holder: Public domain.

Keywords: Iraq: Baghdad

Listing updated: 16 October 2011.

References: Drew-Speaking pp. 142, 280; Nollen-Karloff p. 31; Sherwood-Best p. 180 : Website-AFI.

 
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