Watch It

On DVD: Now | On Blu-ray: Now

The Wind and the Lion


In the early 1900s, an American businessman was kidnapped by a rebellious Arab chieftain, principally as a means to embarrass the sultan of Morocco. This abduction sparked the threat of armed intervention by [[Performer~P302970~President Theodore Roosevelt~theodoreroosevelt]], which was never carried out. In The Wind and the Lion, the unattractive male captive is replaced by the gorgeous female Mrs. Pedecaris, an American widow played by [[Performer~P5591~Candice Bergen~candicebergen]]. The ruthless but...more