| Adventure, Biography
Young Marco Polo travels to China to help Kublai Khan fight against rebels, headed by his own son, with a new invention: gunpowder.
Although producer Raoul Levy spent a lot of money on assembling an all-star cast for this film (it was one of the most expensive French films ever), he did not take so much care in getting a workable screenplay. On arriving to film his scenes, Omar Sharif complained that he had virtually no part to play. Orson Welles, having already rewritten his own lines, obligingly wrote several scenes into the storyline for him.
My gift cannot share your couch, my dear friend, but I know how much you love animals.
Achmed Abdullah: . Does she please you?
The Old Man of the Mountain: Ohhh... a well-matched exchange, worthy of two old friends who trust each other.
Achmed Abdullah: It is difficult to fully trust a friend whose face one ...
The Old Man of the Mountain: ...
The versatile comedic actor has his summer movie plans set but still has a little catching up to do when it comes to the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
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