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|
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 as Jack Campbell
- Anna Lee as Anita Rodgers
- Hartley Power as Nicholas
- Harold Huth as Doctor Zhiga
- Allan Jeayes as Sheikh
- Peter Gawthorne as Colonel Fairley
- Norma Whalley as Tourist
- Peggy Simpson as Tourist
- Tony De Lungo as Smuggler's servant
- Percy Parsons as Arab
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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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