The Desert Hawk


The Desert Hawk

Infobox Film
name = The Desert Hawk


image_size =
caption =
director = B. Reeves Eason
producer = Rudolph C. Flothow
writer = Sherman L. Lowe
Leslie Swabacker
Jack Stanley
Leighton Brill
| narrator =
starring = Gilbert Roland
Mona Maris
Ben Welden
Kenneth MacDonald
Frank Lackteen
I. Stanford Jolley
Charles Middleton
music = Lee Zahler
cinematography = James S. Brown Jr.
editing =
distributor = Columbia Pictures
released = 7 July, 1944
runtime =
country = USA
language = English
budget =
gross =
preceded_by =
followed_by =
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amg_id = 1:89170
imdb_id = 0036754

"The Desert Hawk" (1944) is a Columbia film serial. It was the 23rd serial produced by Columbia.

Plot

Cast

* Gilbert Roland - Kasim, The Desert Hawk and Hassan, his Evil Twin Brother. According to Cline, Roland was "superbly convincing as the dashing Hawk, and made memorable an otherwise routine thriller."cite book
last = Cline
first = William C.
title = In the Nick of Time
origyear = 1984
publisher = McFarland & Company, Inc.
isbn = 078640471X
pages = pp. 29
chapter = 3. The Six Faces of Adventure
]
* Mona Maris - Princess Azala
* Ben Welden - Omar, the Beggar
* Kenneth MacDonald - Akbar
* Frank Lackteen - Faud, the Chief Chamberlain
* I. Stanford Jolley - Saladin
* Charles Middleton - Koda Bey
* Egon Brecher - Grey Wizard
* Georges Renavent - Emil of Telif (as George Renavent)
* Margia Dean - Wizard's Daughter
* Forrest Taylor - Akrad, the money-lender

Production

"The Desert Hawk" is a "western" set in the Middle East with swashbuckling elements.

Chapter titles

# The Twin Brothers
# The Evil Eye
# The Mark of the Scimitar
# A Caliph's Treachery
# The Secret of the Palace
# The Feast of the Beggars
# Double Jeopardy
# The Slave Traders
# The Underground River
# The Fateful Wheel
# The Mystery of the Mosque
# The Hand of Vengeance
# Swords of Fate
# The Wizard's Story
# The Triumph of KasimSource: [cite book
last = Cline
first = William C.
title = In the Nick of Time
origyear = 1984
publisher = McFarland & Company, Inc.
isbn = 078640471X
pages = pp. 238
chapter = Filmography
]

ee also

*List of film serials by year
*List of film serials by studio

References

External links

*amg title|1:89170
*imdb title|0036754

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title=Columbia Serial
before=The Phantom (1943)
years=The Desert Hawk (1944)
after=Black Arrow (1944)


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