Song of Scheherazade

  • Film
  • Musicals
Colourful campery with Donlevy baring his manly torso as a martinet Russian naval captain striking terror into his fledgling crew. Among the musical comedy sailors is Rimsky-Korsakov (Aumont), soon to unearth his muse (De Carlo) dancing in a Moroccan dive, transport her (disguised as a cadet) to the St Petersburg opera, and write his immortal melodies for her. Typical Hollywood tripe, presumably tongue-in-cheek but done with more verve than wit.

Release details

Duration: 106 mins

Cast and crew

Director: Walter Reisch
Screenwriter: Walter Reisch
Cast: Yvonne De Carlo
Jean-Pierre Aumont
Brian Donlevy
Eve Arden
Philip Reed
Charles Kullman
John Qualen
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