The Camels are Coming (film)
|The Camels are Coming|
|Directed by||Tim Whelan|
|Produced by||Michael Balcon|
|Written by||Guy Bolton
|Music by||Jack Beaver
|Distributed by||Gaumont British Distributors|
|Release date(s)||October 1934|
|Running time||79 minutes|
The Camels are Coming is a 1934 British comedy adventure film directed by Tim Whelan and starring Jack Hulbert, Anna Lee, Hartley Power and Harold Huth. A British officer in the Royal Egyptian Air Force combats drug smugglers.
Based on a story by Tim Whelan and Russell Medcraft, the film was directed by Tim Whelan, an American who made a number of British films. It was filmed at Islington Studios and on location in Egypt around Cairo and Gizeh including at the famous Shepheard's Hotel.
During the film Anna Lee met Robert Stevenson, whom she subsequently married.
- Jack Hulbert - Jack Campbell
- Anna Lee - Anita Rodgers
- Hartley Power - Nicholas
- Harold Huth - Doctor Zhiga
- Allan Jeayes- Sheikh
- Peter Gawthorne - Colonel Fairley
- Norma Whalley - Tourist
- Peggy Simpson - Tourist
- Tony De Lungo - Smuggler's servant
- Percy Parsons - Arab
- Richards p.163
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- Reid, John Howard. Hollywood's Classic Comedies Featuring Slapstick, Romance, Music, Glamour Or Screwball Fun!. 2007.
- Richards, Jeffrey. The Unknown 1930s: An Alternative History of the British Cinema, 1929- 1939. I.B. Tauris & Co, 1998.
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