Zanuck in charge of production, directed by allan dwan. The suez canal provided a short sea route between britain and middle east oil supplies, and its imperial colonies in asia and the far east. Williams is supported by an accomplished cast, which includes eric blore as his. The suez canal aka early shots of trip through suez canal.
The bbc overseas service, the suez crisis and the hungarian uprising, 1956. Mar 31, 2014 in his ninth and last appearance as retired jewel thief michael lanyardaka the lone wolfthe peerless warren william again finds himself overseas helping to battle the third reich. The suez crisis began on july 26, 1956, when egyptian president, gamal abdel nasser, nationalized the suez canal. It runs between port said bur said on the mediterranean sea.
With warren william, ann savage, eric blore, robert stanford. It enabled the allies to move supplies,men,equipment,fuel,and raw materials around the world to where they were needed much more quickly than if they had had to sail around the southern tip of africa,which would have made them much more vulnerable to u. Robert stanford in passport to suez 1943 passport to suez 1943 eric blore, ann savage. The suez crisis brought the united states and the soviet union to the brink of confrontation and resulted in a rare act of americansoviet collaboration aimed at halting the anglofrenchisraeli action against egypt. Canadas role in the suez crisis as told by the cbc. Good footage showing suez canal from ship duplicate of film i. Warren william as supersleuth the lone wolf has a runin with nazis planning to blow up the suez canal. This bbc two series tells the story of suez using dramatic reconstructions and interviews with participants and witnesses to the crisis. The story concerns the unearthing of treasure and documents that lead to a small part of pimlico to be declared a legal part of the house of burgundy, and therefore exempt from the. Read the full synopsis of passport to suez, 1943, directed by andre detoth, with warren william, ann savage, eric blore, at turner classic movies. The lone wolf character was created by author louis joseph vance for a series of detective novels. Watch passport to suez full movie in hd visit the lone wolf goes undercover in egypt to foil a nazi plot to bomb and.
Historical journal of film, radio and television 16, no. A major catalyst for the suez war in 1956 was the cancellation by the united states of a major dam project in egypt true eisenhower faced the soviet threat to seize west berlin by sending u2 spy missions and preparing to drop a nuclear device on hungary. The canal is 163 km long 101 miles and, at its narrowest point, 300 m wide 984 ft. Overview of passport to suez, 1943, directed by andre detoth, with warren william, ann savage, eric blore, at turner classic movies. Suez is a well made movie with beautiful people, elegant settings and a nicely done sandstorm, but the vague story just doesnt hold it together. It was the eleventh of fifteen in the columbia pictures series, and the last to star warren william as the lead character, a jewel thief turned private detective. Passport to suez is the 20th film featuring the lone wolf character. The voice of britain and black radio broadcasting in the suez crisis, 1956.
The suez is a sealevel canal in an arid region where blowing sand is an operational problem. Suez canal convoy system and passage eastmed egypt. Jun 03, 2017 meet the searfarers who were stranded in the sixday war peter flack was on the bridge of the british cargo ship agapenor as it passed in a northbound convoy through the suez canal early on the. Lloyd bridges celebrity profile check out the latest lloyd bridges photo gallery, biography, pics, pictures, interviews, news, forums and blogs at rotten tomatoes. Had the axis been able to choke off either suez, or gibralter, they would have forced all resouceed from asia and oceana india, iran, australia, etc around the south of africa. Passport to suez 1943 08191943 us comedy, crime, thriller 1h 12m user score. Its one of those historic ones where they make up a lot of the political pull and even more ridiculous love story which makes it just feels phony. The suez can cuts the journey from great britain to india by 6,000 miles. Her splendid mazurka was hitler s favorite film and the highestgrossing nazi film ever outside of germany.
In his ninth and last appearance as retired jewel thief michael lanyardaka the lone wolfthe peerless warren william again finds himself overseas helping to battle the third reich. When refitting was completed at liverpool in april of 1941, the empress of asia embarked approximately 2,000 soldiers of a yorkshire regiment of the british army known as the green howards. How important was the suez canal during the second world war. You can find information about passengers and crew on the gripsholms two long repatriation voyages on by entering gripsholm and the year 1942 or 1943 in the search fields for. Closed captions cc refer to subtitles in the available language with the addition of.
The suez voyage of april to september of 1941 from liverpool to suez and return. Construction of the us bases in bermuda under thethenoperable contract was terminated and a new contract negotiated with the original contractors to complete several major items of dredging still unfinished. Though its not made readily apparent by the title, passport to suez was the 10th entry in columbias lone wolf series. The enemy below here is one of the best war movies ever, a chess game of cat and fish not mouse duration. When completed in 1869, the suez canal joined the mediterranean and red seas, substantially reducing sailing. May 28, 2018 during the 2nd world war, the suez canal was closed to axis shipping, of course causing much disruption to axis shipping lanes and how they supplied their forces. Suez canal simple english wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
The plot of this film concerns a group of nazi spies in cairo attempting to steal information that would allow them to control the suez canal. Passport to suez 1943 cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors. Meet the searfarers who were stranded in the sixday war peter flack was on the bridge of the british cargo ship agapenor as it passed in a northbound convoy. If youve never seen a lone wolf film and youve got to at least rent this thing. Mar 14, 2011 the suez canal provided a short sea route between britain and middle east oil supplies, and its imperial colonies in asia and the far east. This second contract remained active until june 28, 1944. William goes undercover to break up a nazi scheme to steal british plans for the suez canal. East of suez is a lost 1925 silent film directed by raoul walsh and starring pola negri. New suez canal and africa star see more african auxiliary pioneer corps.
The suez crisis brought the united states and the soviet union to the brink of confrontation and resulted in a rare act of americansoviet collaboration aimed at. During the 2nd world war, the suez canal was closed to axis shipping, of course causing much disruption to axis shipping lanes and how they supplied their forces. How did the british defend the suez canal during wwii. It was of course, also a hugely important supply lane from india and if the axis for. Emergency info faq how do i find out if i have a leak on my property. Telecharger passport to suez film complet en francais vf. Betrayal the suez canal in egypt was a symbol of western dominance. Passport to suez 1943 master sleuth lone wolf warren william outwits nazi spies for canal plans in egypt. Suez canal projector on board and total power in watt otherwise, please inform suez canal in case you intend to hire one fm ashore upon your arrival to suez canal. Passport to suez 1943 full movie download full hd youtube. Zanuck in charge of production, directed by allan dwan and starring tyrone power, loretta young, and annabella. It enabled the allies to move supplies,men,equipment,fuel,and raw materials around the world to where they were needed much more quickly than if they had had to sail around the southern tip of africa,which would have made them.
Warren william returns as amateur sleuth michael lanyard, aka the lone. Passport to suez 1943 cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. Passport to suez isnt the best film in the columbia series but i think. Suez is an american romantic drama film released on october 28, 1938 by 20th century fox, with darryl f.
Famous playerslasky produced and paramount pictures distributed. Jun 07, 2018 the suez can cuts the journey from great britain to india by 6,000 miles. Great film explaining the workings of the suez canal made by british instructional films. The suez crisis in the 1950s signaled the end of britains history as a power that could act alone on the world stage. Following a tanker collision, the suez canal is open again. Aug 08, 2016 it was vital, especially to the allies.
Comedy drama, also starring eric blore, robert stanford and lloyd bridges. Klondike kate 1943, two man submarine 1944, and the unwritten code 1944. It was directed by henry cornelius and written by t. Fictions famous rascal takes on a formidable hotbed of spies. The following year, savage entered film noir territory with roles in the spider 1945 with richard conte, apology for murder 1945 with hugh beaumont, and detour. In 1929 she completed a british film a woman he scorned, one of her best. When completed in 1869, the suez canal joined the mediterranean and red seas, substantially reducing sailing distances and times between the west and the east. Several shots of destroyer making its way up canal under the eye if allied troops dug in along its bank. In response, israel, followed by the united kingdom and france invaded egypt. John carradine, completed february 1939, the adventures.
Passport to suez 1943 stream and watch online moviefone. The lone wolf undercover to foil the nazis stealing the plans. Columbia made four more lone wolf films after this, and there was also a later radio and tv series as well. Cast in credits order complete, awaiting verification. Although the suez canal has been closed since june 6, 1967, this waterway is frequently compared to the panama canal. A young french nobleman dreams of building the suez canal. Ferdinand delesseps 1805 1894 developed the suez canal. Released 1943, passport to suez stars warrenwilliam, annsavage, ericblore the movie has a runtime of about 1 hr 12 min, and received a score of out of 100 on metacritic, which assembled. She eventually made films for ufa, which was under nazi management.739 656 106 30 339 377 251 557 130 190 337 834 1074 1059 1110 1433 15 173 320 1200 658 499 1558 1186 1178 1354 1335 1351 854 490 162 210 1129 899 885 400 1480 714 1373 209 724 1082