Unrated | | Action, Adventure, Crime
Story of international intrigue involving a university professor, an Arab prime minister, a ruthless businessman, a beautiful spy, and hieroglyphics.
The "Pierre Marton" who is part-credited with the screenplay is, in fact, Peter Stone, who had scripted Stanley Donen's previous film, Charade (1963). He was to use this pseudonym twice more in his career. "Marton" was the surname of his stepfather, George Marton, whilst the French word... ...
David, you followed me, didn't you?
David Pollock: No, I didn't! You went to the embassy, and I came here to my hotel.
At the beginning of the chase at the end of the movie, David rips the sides of Yasmin's skirt about halfway so that she can ride the horse. In following shots both sides of her skirt are ripped much higher.
In the original UK release Gregory Peck sings "Candy! I Call My Sugar Candy!" while in the US version he sings "Candy! I Keep My Candy Handy!". The US version is obviously dubbed while the UK retains the original line.
Traditional tune, lyrics by Christian Wilhelm Kindleben
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