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14 Ratings


Directed by Allan Dwan
United States, 1938
Biography, Adventure, History


De Lesseps is a young aristocrat who conceives the idea for the Suez Canal. When Napoleon fails him, the British show interest. Though the production values make the film entertaining its historical content is generally agreed to be awful.

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Suez Directed by Allan Dwan

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1939 | 3 nominations including: Best Cinematography

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