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The Desert Song (1943) was a Musical Film directed by Robert Florey and produced by Robert Buckner.

Academy Awards 1944 --- Ceremony Number 17 (source: AMPAS)

AwardRecipientResult
Best Art DirectionArt Direction: Charles Novi; Interior Decoration: Jack McConaghyNominated
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Musical Monday: The Desert Song (1943)

on Aug 21, 2017 From Comet Over Hollywood

It?s no secret that the Hollywood Comet loves musicals. In 2010, I revealed I had seen 400 movie musicals over the course of eight years. Now that number is over 500. To celebrate and share this musical love, here is my weekly feature about musicals. This week?s musical: The Desert Song (1943)?? Mus... Read full article


The Desert Song ( 1953 )

By The Metzinger Sisters on Feb 17, 2015 From Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers

"Over the ground there comes a sound; It is the drum, drum, drum of hoofbeats in the sand. Quiver with fear if you are near; it is the thunder of The Shadow and his band!" The song of the Red Shadow and his band of Riffs echoes throughout the shifting sands of the desert bringing hope to the affl... Read full article


The Desert Song ( 1953 )

By The Metzinger Sisters on Feb 17, 2015 From Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers

"Over the ground there comes a sound; It is the drum, drum, drum of hoofbeats in the sand. Quiver with fear if you are near; it is the thunder of The Shadow and his band!" The song of the Red Shadow and his band of Riffs echoes throughout the shifting sands of the desert bringing hope to the affl... Read full article


The Desert Song ( 1953 )

By The Metzinger Sisters on Feb 17, 2015 From Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers

"Over the ground there comes a sound; It is the drum, drum, drum of hoofbeats in the sand. Quiver with fear if you are near; it is the thunder of The Shadow and his band!" The song of the Red Shadow and his band of Riffs echoes throughout the shifting sands of the desert bringing hope to the affl... Read full article


The Desert Song ( 1953 )

By The Metzinger Sisters on Feb 17, 2015 From Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers

"Over the ground there comes a sound; It is the drum, drum, drum of hoofbeats in the sand. Quiver with fear if you are near; it is the thunder of The Shadow and his band!" The song of the Red Shadow and his band of Riffs echoes throughout the shifting sands of the desert bringing hope to the affl... Read full article


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The Desert Song opened at the Casino Theatre on November 30, 1926 and ran for 471 performances.
Filmed in mid-1942, released in late December 1943.
"The Screen Guild Theater" broadcast a 30 minute radio adaptation of the movie on May 21, 1945 with Dennis Morgan and Bruce Cabot reprising their film roles.
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