In the time of the crusades, a Saxon youth is forced to run away from England. He goes with his loyal retainer who brings along a British long bow. The two go all the way to China where they become involved in intrigues in the court of Kubla Kahn.
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Despite Tyrone Power, the sore at the center of almost every movie he's in - here as the only Englishman with an American accent (when he gets angry and shouts "I'm a Saxon, and I'll not live under the rule of Norman dogs!" I see a London cinema audience in 1950 cringing) - this is close to top-tier for this kind of hokum. The slack of Power is taken up by Welles, relishing his barbarian warlord role tremendously.