Lion of the Desert (1981)

Lion of the Desert
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating R
Runtime 2hr 43mins.
Genres Action
Keywords N/A
Status Released
US Release Date
  
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Maurice Jarre Music music director 120781 8000001
Giorgio Desideri Art Director art direction 183 9000003
Syd Cain Production Designer n/a 164 9000002
Mario Garbuglia Production Designer n/a 164 9000001
The London Symphony Orchestra Performer n/a 120819 8000003
Maurice Cain Art Director art direction 183 9000004
Bob Bell Art Director art direction 183 9000005
Maria Dolores Gutierrez Liaison (Spain) 121064 12000003
Teresa Bolland Liaison (England) 121064 12000002
Franco Fantasia Technical Advisor n/a 537 12000001
Geoffrey Helman Production Executive n/a 118216 11000001
John Shirley Editor n/a 172 7000001
Umberto Sambuco Location Manager n/a 193 5000013
Claude Gresset Location Manager n/a 193 5000012
Moustapha Hijaouy Location Manager n/a 193 5000011
Frank Sherwin Green Location Manager n/a 193 5000010
Mohammed Bufana Location Manager n/a 193 5000014
Reyad Akkad Production Coordinator n/a 162 5000015
Stephen Keith-Roach Assistant Camera n/a 233 6000004
James Turrell Camera Operator n/a 239 6000003
James Bawden Camera Operator n/a 239 6000002
Jack Hildyard Director of Photography n/a 120780 6000001
Takvor Antonian Liaison (Egypt) 121064 12000004
Merrilu Nelson Liaison (California) 121064 12000005
Marguerite Green Production Assistant n/a 275 25000001
Kit West Special Effects Supervisor n/a 545 23000001
Glenn Randall Stunt Coordinator n/a 120804 19000001
Robin Clarke Sound Editor (music) 229 14000006
May Jabri Production Assistant n/a 275 25000002
Rosalba DiBartolo Tonti Production Assistant n/a 275 25000003
Juan Majan Sosa Other horsemaster 120795 26000001
Maurice Landsberger Production Associate production controller 120822 25000006
Giulia Gionta Production Assistant n/a 275 25000005
Carole Sacripanti Production Assistant n/a 275 25000004
Chris Greenham Sound Editor n/a 229 14000005
Gerry Humphreys Sound sound rerecording 120816 14000004
Neville Smallwood Makeup n/a 353 13000004
Hassan Ben Dardaf Costume Designer n/a 169 13000003
Piero Cicoletti Costume Designer n/a 169 13000002
Orietta Nasalli Rocca Costume Designer n/a 169 13000001
Alan Boyle Makeup n/a 353 13000005
Ahmed Hassan Hassan Makeup n/a 353 13000006
Eric Tomlinson Sound sound recording(music) 120816 14000003
Jim Willis Sound sound recording 120816 14000002
Norman Bolland Sound sound recording 120816 14000001
Paul Vachon Wardrobe Supervisor n/a 120908 13000007
Mohammed Najm Assistant Director n/a 163 5000009
Ali Ahmed Salem Assistant Director n/a 163 5000008
Claudio Gora Actor Court President 1 1000017
Luciano Bartoli Actor Captain Lontano 1 1000016
Eleonora Stathopoulou Actor Ali's Mother 1 1000015
Robert Brown Actor Al Fadeel 1 1000014
Giordano Falzoni Actor Judge at Camp 1 1000018
Franco Fantasia Actor Graziani's Aide 1 1000019
Alec Mango Actor Tank Commander 1 1000023
Loris Bazoki Actor Fat Sergeant 1 1000022
Ewen Solon Actor Fascist Major 1 1000021
Ihab Werfaly Actor Ali 1 1000020
Rodolfo Bigotti Actor Ismail 1 1000013
Takis Emmanuel Actor Bu-Matari 1 1000012
Rod Steiger Actor Benito Mussolini 1 1000005
Raf Vallone Actor Colonel Diodiece 1 1000004
Irene Papas Actor Mabrouka 1 1000003
Oliver Reed Actor General Rodolfo Graziani 1 1000002
John Gielgud Actor Sharif El Gariani 1 1000006
Andrew Keir Actor Salem 1 1000007
Sky Dumont Actor Prince Amedeo 1 1000011
Adolfo Lastretti Actor Sarsani 1 1000010
Stefano Patrizi Actor Lieutenant Sandrini 1 1000009
Gastone Moschin Actor Major Tomelli 1 1000008
Filippo DeGara Actor Firing Squad Captain 1 1000024
George Sweeney Actor Captain Biagi 1 1000025
John Oldknow Unit Manager n/a 120832 5000001
H A L Craig Screenplay n/a 120778 4000001
Roy Stevens Associate Producer n/a 171 3000003
June Bordcosh Assistant Producer n/a 403 3000002
Ray Frift Production Manager n/a 305 5000002
Mara Blasetti Production Manager n/a 305 5000003
Giorgio Venturoli Assistant Director n/a 163 5000007
Roberto Cirla Assistant Director n/a 163 5000006
Carlos Gil Assistant Director n/a 163 5000005
Miguel Gil Assistant Director n/a 163 5000004
Moustapha Akkad Producer n/a 3 3000001
Glenn Randall Director 2nd unit director 2 2000002
Pietro Tordi Actor Field Marshall 1 1000029
Pietro Brambilla Actor Young Soldier 1 1000028
Victor Baring Actor Infantry Colonel 1 1000027
Luciano Catenacci Actor Sergeant Major 1 1000026
Pietro Gerlin Actor Field Marshal 1 1000030
Massimiliano Baratta Actor Capture Captain 1 1000031
Moustapha Akkad Director n/a 2 2000001
Lino Capolicchio Actor Captain Bedendo 1 1000034
Gianfranco Barra Actor Sentry 1 1000033
Mario Feliciani Actor Lobitto 1 1000032
Anthony Quinn Actor Omar Mukhtar 1 1000001
Synopsis
Omar Mukhtar, a Libyan guerrilla leader, attempts to halt the invading Italian forces during World War II. But once an entire convoy is wiped out by Akkad and his guerrillas Mussolini sends in his top general to take control of the situation who, using planes and tanks, eventually corners Mukhtar and his men in the mountains.