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Cairo (1942)

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101 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

Reporter Homer Smith accidentally draws Marcia Warren into his mission to stop Nazis from bombing Allied Convoys with robot-planes.
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Director
W.S. Van Dyke (as Maj. W.S. Van Dyke II)
Writers
John McClain (screen play) | Ladislas Fodor (based on an idea by)
Composer
Herbert Stothart (musical score)
Cinematographer
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Status
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Updated Aug 17, 1942

Release date
Aug 17, 1942 (United States)

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44 cast members
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Jeanette MacDonald
Marcia Warren Marcia Warren   See fewer
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Robert Young
Homer Smith Homer Smith   See fewer
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Ethel Waters
Cleona Jones Cleona Jones   See fewer
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Reginald Owen
Philo Cobson Philo Cobson   See fewer
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Grant Mitchell
O.H.P. Boggs O.H.P. Boggs   See fewer
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Lionel Atwill
Teutonic Gentleman Teutonic Gentleman   See fewer
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Eduardo Ciannelli
Ahmed Ben Hassan (as Edward Ciannelli) Ahmed Ben Hassan (as Edward Ciannelli)   See fewer
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Dooley Wilson
Hector Hector   See fewer
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Larry Nunn
Bernie Bernie   See fewer
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Dennis Hoey
Col. Woodhue Col. Woodhue   See fewer
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Mona Barrie
Mrs. Morrison Mrs. Morrison   See fewer
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Rhys Williams
Strange Man Strange Man   See fewer
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Cecil Cunningham
Mme. Laruga Mme. Laruga   See fewer
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Harry Worth
Bartender Bartender   See fewer
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Louise Bates
Mrs. Woodhue (uncredited) Mrs. Woodhue (uncredited)   See fewer
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Michael Butler
Soldier on Boat (uncredited) Soldier on Boat (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ray Cooper
Waiter (uncredited) Waiter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Maurice Costello
Cavity Rock Townsman (uncredited) Cavity Rock Townsman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Daley
Man in Newspaper Office (uncredited) Man in Newspaper Office (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jacqueline Dalya
Female Theatre Attendant (uncredited) Female Theatre Attendant (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jim Davis
Sergeant (uncredited) Sergeant (uncredited)   See fewer
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Petra R. de Silva
Fat Woman with Hat in Theatre (uncredited) Fat Woman with Hat in Theatre (uncredited)   See fewer
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Demetris Emanuel
Italian Officer (uncredited) Italian Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
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The Guardsmen
Group Singers (uncredited) Group Singers (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mahlon Hamilton
Victory Club Customer (uncredited) Victory Club Customer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Edward Hearn
Cavity Rock Townsman / Egyptian with Trampolines (uncredited) Cavity Rock Townsman / Egyptian with Trampolines (uncredited)   See fewer
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Selmer Jackson
Captain - USS Hiawatha (uncredited) Captain - USS Hiawatha (uncredited)   See fewer
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The King's Men
Group Singers (uncredited) Group Singers (uncredited)   See fewer
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Guy Kingsford
Flight Squadron Leader (uncredited) Flight Squadron Leader (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sid Melton
Pvt. Schwartz (uncredited) Pvt. Schwartz (uncredited)   See fewer
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Leo Murray
Messenger (uncredited) Messenger (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jay Novello
Italian Officer (uncredited) Italian Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Pat O'Malley
Junior Officer (uncredited) Junior Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Kanza Omar
Theatre Cashier (uncredited) Theatre Cashier (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lorin Raker
Worried Man (uncredited) Worried Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bert Roach
Sleeping Man in Cavity Rock Theater (uncredited) Sleeping Man in Cavity Rock Theater (uncredited)   See fewer
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Allen Schute
Soldier (uncredited) Soldier (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dan Seymour
Fat Doorman in Cairo Theatre (uncredited) Fat Doorman in Cairo Theatre (uncredited)   See fewer
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Cecil Stewart
Max - Pianist (uncredited) Max - Pianist (uncredited)   See fewer
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William Tannen
Mechanic at the Pyramid / Soldier on Boat (uncredited) Mechanic at the Pyramid / Soldier on Boat (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Vlaskin
Tumbler at Bazaar (uncredited) Tumbler at Bazaar (uncredited)   See fewer
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Buck Woods
Black Man (uncredited) Black Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.2 / 10 | 295 votes