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Le Meravigliose Avventure di Marco Polo Details

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Co-directed by French filmmakers Noël Howard and Denys de La Patellière, La Fabuleuse aventure de Marco Polo is a star-studded, epic retelling of the story of the famed thirteenth-century Venitian explorer. Filmed on location in France, Italy, Yugoslavia, Egypt and Afghanistan, the film stars Horst Bucholz as Polo, the ambitious young voyager who, along with his faithful servant Akerman (Orson Welles), ventures to China, where he joins Mongol Emperor Kublai Khan (Anthony Quinn) in his fight against rebelling forces. Also starring Omar Sharif, La Fabuleuse aventure de Marco Polo was released in the United States and Great Britain under the title Marco the Magnificent. ~ Matthew Tobey, Rovi

Cast

Anthony Quinn
as Kublai Khan
Horst Buchholz
as Marco Polo
Elsa Martinelli
as Woman with the Whip
Omar Sharif
as Emir Alaou
Akim Tamiroff
as Old Man of the Mountain
Robert Hossein
as Prince Nayam
Orson Welles
as Ackerman
Gregoire Aslan
as Achmed Abdullah
Guido Alberti
as Pope Gregory X
Bruno Cremer
as Guillaume de Tripolis
Massimo Girotti
as Marco's Father, Nicolo
Folco Lulli
as Spinello
Folco Jacques Monod
as Nicolo de Vicenza
Mica Orlovic
as Marco's Uncle
Bruno Cremer
as Guillaume de Tripolis
Massimo Girotti
as Marco's Father, Nicolo
Mica Orlovic
as Marco's Uncle
Folco Jacques Monod
as Nicolo de Vicenza
Folco Lulli
as Spinello
Guido Alberti
as Pope Gregory X

Crew

Christian-Jaque
Director
Noel Howard
Director
Denys de la Patellière
Director
Raoul J. Lévy
Producer
Raoul J. Lévy
Screenwriter
Jean-Paul Rappeneau
Screenwriter
Armand Thirard
Cinematographer
Georges Garvarentz
Composer (Music Score)
Jacqueline Thiedot
Editor
Albert Jurgenson
Editor
Jacques Saulnier
Production Designer
Jacques Fonteray
Costume Designer
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