The Adventures of Marco Polo

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The Venetian traveler (Gary Cooper) meets Kublai Khan and foils a plotter (Basil Rathbone) with fireworks in medieval China.

The Adventures of Marco Polo (1938) Directed by Archie Mayo. 104mins.

Gary Cooper - Marco Polo

Also starring Basil Rathbone, Sigrid Gurie, Binnie Barnes, Alan Hale, H.B. Warner and Lana Turner.

Gary Cooper's first big flop, the movie was expensive but failed to make a profit for the studio.

17 year old Lana Turner complained that they shaved her eyebrows to try to make her look Chinese

1938 1 h 44 min