Lion of the Desert Trailer

Lion of the Desert Trailer (1981)

"He was a man of honor in a war without any." 17 April 1981 Action, History, War 173 mins

This movie tells the story of Omar Mukhtar, an Arab Muslim rebel who fought against the Italian conquest of Libya in WWII. It gives western viewers a glimpse into this little-known region and chapter of history, and exposes the savage means by which the conquering army attempted to subdue the natives.

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Anthony Quinn

as Omar Mukhtar

Rod Steiger

as Benito Mussolini

Oliver Reed

as Gen. Rodolfo Graziani

Irene Papas

as Mabrouka

Raf Vallone

as Colonel Diodiece

John Gielgud

as Sharif El Gariani

Andrew Keir

as Salem

International Titles

El león del desierto Trailer

International Releases Dates

United States 17 April 1981

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