The Long Ships

  • 1964
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Adventure

A disastrous Viking epic starring Poitier as a Moorish chieftain and Widmark as a Viking adventurer who butt heads over a golden bell. The press books announced "Sidney Poitier in his first non-Negro role!" Poitier put it most elegantly: "To say it was disastrous is a compliment."

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(Movie Clip) A Viking
The nervous Viking adventurer Rolfe (Richard Widmark), captured by Moorish Sheikh El Mansuh (Sidney Poitier) improvises an escape in The Long Ships, 1 (more…)
(Movie Clip) Sacrifice
Crafty Viking sea captain Rolfe (Richard Widmark) stages the sacrifice of a maiden to satisfy the rebellions Sven (Edward Judd) in The Long Ships, 196 (more…)

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  • Review: A disastrous Viking epic starring Poitier as a Moorish chieftain and Widmark as a Viking adventurer who butt heads over a golden bell. The press books announced "Sidney Poitier in his first non-Negro role!" Poitier put it most elegantly: "To say it was dis… (more)

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