Road to Morocco Overview:

Road to Morocco (1942) was a Comedy - Adventure Film directed by David Butler and produced by Buddy G. DeSylva and Paul Jones.

Road to Morocco was inducted into the National Film Registry in 1996.

Academy Awards 1942 --- Ceremony Number 15 (source: AMPAS)

AwardRecipientResult
Best WritingFrank Butler, Don HartmanNominated
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Road to Morocco is an 1942 American comedy film about two fast-talking guys tossed up on a desert shore and sold into slavery to a beautiful princess. The movie is the third of the “Road to ?” films starring Bing Crosby, Bob Hope, and Dorothy Lamour, and also features Anthony Quinn and D... Read full article


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Road to Morocco is an 1942 American comedy film about two fast-talking guys tossed up on a desert shore and sold into slavery to a beautiful princess. The movie is the third of the “Road to ?” films starring Bing Crosby, Bob Hope, and Dorothy Lamour, and also features Anthony Quinn and D... Read full article


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[after Mullay Kasim rides through town with his men yelling and firing their rifles in the air]
Jeff Peters: Say fuzzy, who is that headstrong impetuous boy?
Bystander: He is Mullay Kasim, the Desert Sheik.
Turkey Jackson: What'd he come to town for, a manicure?
Bystander: Oh, he loves the Princess Shalmar of Karameesh. He has come here to ask her to marry him.
Jeff Peters: I'd hate to be around when he comes for a divorce!


Jeff Peters: Turkey, from now on you're sacred.
Turkey Jackson: What do you mean, sacred?
Jeff Peters: You just became a full-blooded American idiot.
Turkey Jackson: No, you do it! Who's gonna believe *I'm* an idiot?
Jeff Peters: Will you look at the head start you got?


Turkey Jackson: I hope she didn't hear that. The dead have a way of coming back you know.
Jeff Peters: Get out, when they're dead they're dead.
Turkey Jackson: Not Aunt Lucy, she was a Republican.


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Operation Torch, the US invasion of Morocco during the Second World War to liberate it from the pro-Nazi forces of Vichy France, began 48 hours before its first release.
Although this was the third "Road" picture as noted above, it was the first original screenplay, that is, the storyline wasn't based on an existing story.
One of over 700 Paramount Productions, filmed between 1929 and 1949, which were sold to MCA/Universal in 1958 for television distribution, and have been owned and controlled by Universal ever since.
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