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The Long Ships Details

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In this elaborately mounted seafaring adventure, Rolfe (Richard Widmark) is a Viking leader with the cunning and devious mind of a pirate. Rolfe tells others sailors of "The Mother of Voices," a mammoth bell made of gold and as tall as three men, but he adds enough incorrect details to throw them off the proper trail. However, Aly Mansuh (Sidney Poitier), the leader of a group of ambitious Moors, sees through Rolfe's story, and soon the two are in a breakneck race to be the first to capture the precious bell. The Long Ships also features Russ Tamblyn and Oscar Homolka. ~ Mark Deming, Rovi

Cast

Richard Widmark
as Rolfe
Sidney Poitier
as Aly Mansuh
Russ Tamblyn
as Orm
Rosanna Schiaffino
as Aminah
Beba Loncar
as Gerda
Oscar Homolka
as Krok
Edward Judd
as Sven
Clifford Evans
as King Harald
Jeanne Moody
as Ylva
Colin Blakely
as Rhykka
Gordon Jackson
as Vahlin
Paul Stassino
as Raschild
Lionel Jeffries
as Aziz
Henry Oscar
as Auctioneer

Crew

Jack Cardiff
Director
Irving Allen
Producer
Beverley Cross
Screenwriter
Berkley Mather
Screenwriter
Frans Bengtsson
Book Author
Christopher G. Challis
Cinematographer
Dusan Radic
Composer (Music Score)
Geoffrey Foot
Editor
Zoran Zorcic
Art Director
Bill Constable
Art Director
John Hoesli
Art Director
Anthony Mendleson
Costume Designer
David Ffolkes
Costume Designer
Syd Pearson
Special Effects
Bill Warrington
Special Effects
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