Harum Scarum (1965)

95 mins | Comedy | 1965

Director:

Gene Nelson

Producer:

Sam Katzman

Cinematographer:

Fred Jackman Jr.

Editor:

Ben Lewis

Production Designers:

George W. Davis, H. McClure Capps

Production Company:

Four Leaf Productions
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HISTORY

Copyright length: 85 min. The working title of this film is Harem Holiday ... More Less

Copyright length: 85 min. The working title of this film is Harem Holiday . More Less

CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTORS
Asst dir
PRODUCER
PHOTOGRAPHY
Dir of photog
Cam op
Asst cam
ART DIRECTORS
Art dir
FILM EDITOR
Film ed
SET DECORATORS
Set dec
COSTUMES
MUSIC
Mus supv & cond
Vocal backgrounds
DANCE
Choreog
MAKEUP
Makeup
Hairstyles
Hairstyles
PRODUCTION MISC
Prod coordinator
Tech adv
Gaffer
SOURCES
SONGS
"Golden Coins," "Go East Young Man," "Shake That Tambourine," "Animal Instinct," "Wisdom of the Ages" and "Mirage," words and music by Bill Giant, Bernie Baum and Florence Kaye
"Hey Little Girl" and "So Close Yet So Far (From Paradise)," words and music by Joy Byers
"My Desert Serenade," words and music by Stanley Jay Gelber
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SONGS
"Golden Coins," "Go East Young Man," "Shake That Tambourine," "Animal Instinct," "Wisdom of the Ages" and "Mirage," words and music by Bill Giant, Bernie Baum and Florence Kaye
"Hey Little Girl" and "So Close Yet So Far (From Paradise)," words and music by Joy Byers
"My Desert Serenade," words and music by Stanley Jay Gelber
"Kismet," words and music by Sid Tepper and Roy C. Bennett
"Harum Scarum," words and music by Peter Andreoli, Vince Poncia, Jr. and Jimmie Crane
all songs sung by Elvis Presley and the Jordanaires.
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PERFORMER
DETAILS
Alternate Title:
Harem Holiday
Premiere Information:
Los Angeles opening: 24 November 1965
Copyright Claimant:
Four Leaf Productions
Copyright Date:
22 June 1965
Copyright Number:
LP31993
Physical Properties:
Sound
Westrex
Color
Metrocolor
Duration(in mins):
95
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Johnny Tyronne, an American singer, premieres his latest film in the Middle East. He meets Aishah and Prince Dragna and is invited to Lunarkand. Seduced by Aishah, Johnny is captured by a band of assassins led by Sinan. Johnny meets the Princess Shalimar, now a slave girl; and he escapes but is recaptured. Sinan wants Johnny to kill King Toranshah by using karate so that the evil Prince Dragna will get the throne. Johnny foils the plot with the help of a band of thieves led by Zacha. Johnny marries the princess and returns to Las Vegas with some of Zacha's dancing ... +


Johnny Tyronne, an American singer, premieres his latest film in the Middle East. He meets Aishah and Prince Dragna and is invited to Lunarkand. Seduced by Aishah, Johnny is captured by a band of assassins led by Sinan. Johnny meets the Princess Shalimar, now a slave girl; and he escapes but is recaptured. Sinan wants Johnny to kill King Toranshah by using karate so that the evil Prince Dragna will get the throne. Johnny foils the plot with the help of a band of thieves led by Zacha. Johnny marries the princess and returns to Las Vegas with some of Zacha's dancing girls. +

Legend
Viewed by AFI
Partially Viewed
Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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