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.
- 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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