PG certificateThe Conqueror is a Film programme that first aired in 1956 and has been classified a PG certificate.

The Conqueror is a 2 star programme

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The Conqueror (1956)

Directed by
Dick Powell

Dick Powell's historical epic, Howard Hughes' final movie as a producer. The film charts his rise to power and his love for the beautiful kidnapped Tartar princess Bortai, who first despises him and then falls for him. The exteriors were shot in the deserts of Utah, which were used for nuclear testing; of the 220 crew, over 90, including Wayne, Hayward and Powell, subsequently contracted cancer.

Written by

Genre: Film

Production Year: 1956

2/5 Stars

Classification: PG Certificate

Production Country: USA

Filmed in Colour


Image for John WayneJohn Wayne...Temujin later Genghis Khan
Susan Hayward...Bortai
Pedro Armendáriz Jr....Jamuga
Agnes Moorehead...Hunlun
Thomas Gomez...Wang Khan
John Hoyt...Shaman
William Conrad...Kasar
Ted de Corsia...Kumlek
Leslie Bradley...Targutai
Image for Lee Van CleefLee Van Cleef...Chepei
Peter Mamakos...Bogurchi
Leo Gordon...Tartar Cap.
Richard Loo...Cap. of Wang's guard