The Egyptian

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The Egyptian ★★½ 1954

Based on the sword-and-sandal novel by Mika Waltari, this is a ponderous big-budget epic about a young Egyptian in Akhna-ton's epoch who becomes physician to the Pharaoh. 140m/C VHS . Angela (Clark) Clarke, Edmund Purdom, Victor Mature, Peter Ustinov, Bella Darvi, Gene Tierney, Henry Daniell, Jean Simmons, Michael Wilding, Judith Evelyn, John Carradine, Carl Benton Reid; D: Michael Curtiz; W: Philip Dunne, Casey Robinson; C: Leon Shamroy.

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