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41 Ratings


Directed by John Cromwell
United States, 1938
Drama, Mystery, Romance


Pepe Le Moko, a thief who escaped from France with a fortune in jewels, has for two years lived in, and virtually ruled, the mazelike, impenetrable Casbah, “native quarter” of Algiers. A French official insists that he be captured, but sly Inspector Slimane knows he need only bide his time…

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Algiers Directed by John Cromwell

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1939 | 4 nominations including: Best Actor in a Leading Role

New York Film Critics Circle Awards

1939 | 2nd place: Best Director

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