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The Garden of Allah (1936) was a Drama - Romance Film directed by Richard Boleslawski and produced by David O. Selznick.

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The Garden of Allah (1936)

By Beatrice on Sep 1, 2013 From Flickers in Time

The Garden of Allah Directed by Richard Boleslawski Written by W.P. Lipscomb, Lynn Riggs, and Willis Goldbeck 1936/USA Selznick International Pictures First viewing The Garden of Allah was the second film to be shot in three-strip Technicolor. ?It is easily the most beautiful of the early color fi... Read full article

The Garden of Allah (1936).

By Dawn Sample on Jan 12, 2013 From Noir and Chick Flicks

The Garden of Allah (1936), Is a dramatic film directed by Richard Boleslawski and produced by David O. Selznick. Based on the 1905 novel of the same name by Robert S. Hichens. Hichens's novel had been filmed twice before, as silent films made in 1916 and 1927. Cast: Marlene Dietrich and Charles Boy... Read full article

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Father Roubier: Take care! You've come to a land of fire. And I think you are made of fire.

Boris Androvsky: There are things in a man's life it's best to forget. There are dark places which should be left dark.

Domini Enfilden: What an extraordinary man. Is he mad?
Batouch: Yes, he's undoubtedly English.

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Merle Oberon was originally signed to play Domini, but was "bought off" by David O. Selznick at a cost of $25,000.
For the role of Capt. De Trevignac, David Niven, Cesar Romero and Ray Milland were tested before 'Alan Marshal (I)' was cast.
Among the actors David O. Selznick considered and tested for the role of the monk Boris Androvsky before casting Charles Boyer were Robert Taylor, Vincent Price, Basil Rathbone, George Brent, Laurence Olivier, Fredric March, Brian Aherne, Noel Coward, Maurice Evans, Robert Donat, Ivor Novello, John Gielgud and Jean Gabin.
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