Tangier (1946 film)

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Tangier
Tangpos.jpg
Original film poster
Directed by George Waggner
Produced by Paul Malvern
Joseph Gershenson
Screenplay by Monte Collins
M.M. Musselman
Story by Alice D.G. Miller
Starring Maria Montez
Robert Paige
Sabu
Preston Foster
Louise Allbritton
Music by Milton Rosen
Cinematography Elwood Bredell
Distributed by Universal Pictures
Release dates
  • June 6, 1946 (1946-06-06)
Running time 76 minutes
Country United States
Language English

Tangier is a 1946 black-and-white thriller film set in the city of Tangier, Morocco that was directed by George Waggner and filmed on Universal's backlot. It was one of the last Universal Pictures films before it merged into Universal-International in July 1946.[1]

The film features a variety of well-known Universal players completing their contracts, such as Maria Montez, Robert Paige and Louise Allbritton, and well-known 1940s stars Preston Foster and Sabu who sings "She'll Be Coming 'Round the Mountain".

The plot tells a tale of an escaped Nazi war criminal who is a diamond smuggler.

The film was made at the insistence of Maria Montez who was sick of being typecast in Technicolor oriental adventures.[2]

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