Movies Adventures of Marco Polo, The (UA 1938, Gary Cooper, Basil Rathbone) Published 4 months ago on January 13, 2019 Gary Cooper as the Italian explorer Marco Polo in a big-budget Hollywood fantasy adventure. Despite a host of natural obstacles, Polo and his sidekick Binguccio (Ernest Truex) arrive triumphantly in the sumptuous court of Kublai Khan (George Barbier). Soon they’re involved in political goings-on that threaten to undo the Khan and break up Polo’s romance with lovely Asian princess Kukachin (Gurie). To battle the sinister Ahmed (Rathbone) and his usurpers, Polo enlists the aid of happy-go-lucky outlaw Kaidu (Hale) and his merry men. Their attack on the walled city is one of the great cinematic battle scenes of all time. Two hundred yards of the Great Wall of China was recreated at Lake Malibu, Ca. for the film. production details USA | United Artists | 100 minutes | 1938 Director: Archie Mayo Producer: Samuel Goldwyn Editor: Fred Allen Music: Hugo Friedhofer Script: N. A. Pogson, Robert E. Sherwood Production Designer: Richard Day cast Gary Cooper as Marco Polo Sigrid Gurie as Princess Kukachin Basil Rathbone as Ahmed George Barbier as Kublai Khan Binnie Barnes as Nazama Ernest Truex as Binguccio Alan Hale as Kaidu H.B. Warner as Chen Tsu Robert Greig as Chamberlain Ferdinand Gottschalk as Persian Ambassador Henry Kolker as Nicolo Polo Lotus Liu as Visakha Stanley Fields as Bayan Harold Huber as Toctai Lana Turner as Maid Ward Bond as Mongol Guard (uncredited) Richard Farnsworth as Mongol Warrior (uncredited) Hale Hamilton as Maffeo Polo (uncredited) Theodore von Eltz as Venetian Business Man (uncredited) AdventureAlan HaleArchie MayoBasil RathboneBinnie BarnesErnest TruexFerdinand GottschalkGary CooperGeorge BarbierH.B. WarnerHenry KolkerLotus LiuN.A. PogsonRobert E SherwoodRobert GreigRomanceSigrid Gurie Advertisement advertisement and this just in TV15 hours ago Cutting It (BBC-1 2002-2005, Amanda Holden, Sarah Parish) Comedy drama series. Allie runs a successful hairdressing salon but her problems begin when a rival salon opens across the... TV15 hours ago Culloden (BBC-1 1964, George McBean, Olivier Espitalier-Noel) Highly innovative documentary drama telling the story of the last battle to be fought on British soil in 1746 at... TV15 hours ago C.S. Lewis: Beyond Narnia (BBC-2 2006, Anton Rodgers, Diane Venora) Biographical drama. The story of author CS Lewis’s life from childhood to old age as his views on religion alter... TV15 hours ago Crow Road, The (BBC-2 1996, Joe McFadden, Peter Capaldi) Drama serial. Prentice McHoan returns to his Scottish home and gets caught up in the dark secrets that everyone around... TV15 hours ago New Tricks (BBC 2003-2015 with James Bolam, Amanda Redman, Dennis Waterman) Crime drama series New Tricks took the Cold Case took it’s natural extreme by bringing out of retirement a group... search EPISODES Episodes24 hours ago Dynasty: Deception, Jealousy, and Lies (Season 2 Finale The CW Fri 24 May 2019) Deception, Jealousy, and Lies: As various members of the Carrington family make the ultimate decision between preserving their legacies and... Episodes24 hours ago Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Fear and Loathing on the Planet of Kitson(S6EP3 ABC Fri 24 May 2019) Fear and Loathing on the Planet of Kitson: It’s a wild night out on the planet of Kitson for the... Episodes24 hours ago Whistleblower Season 2 Premieres Fri 24 May 2019 on CBS WHISTLEBLOWER begins its second season on Friday, May 24 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT), investigating the real-life David vs. Goliath stories of... advertisement MOVIES Movies2 months ago War Dogs | 2016 | Jonah Hill, Miles Teller Based on the true story of two young men, David Packouz and Efraim Diveroli, who won a $300 million contract... Movies2 months ago The Kindergarten Teacher | 2018 | Maggie Gyllenhaal, Parker Sevak Lisa Spinelli is a Staten Island teacher who is unusually devoted to her students. When she discovers one of her... Movies2 months ago Shazam! | 2019 | Zachary Levi, Asher Angel A boy is given the ability to become an adult superhero in times of need with a single magic word.... mytvtonight mytvtonight devoted to all things film and tv.