Land of the Pharaohs

Howard Hawks stands alone filming Land of the Pharaohs (1955).

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Land of the Pharaohs

Howard Hawks next to the cinemascope camera in Egypt filming Land of the Pharaohs (1955).

Land of the Pharaohs

Howard Hawks directing Land of the Pharaohs (1955).

Land of the Pharaohs

There are many candid shots of Howard Hawks in Egypt directing Land of the Pharaohs (1955) from a Life Magazine story on the making of.

Land of the Pharaohs

Howard Hawks on the director’s stool for Land of the Pharaohs (1955).

Land of the Pharaohs

Howard Hawks in the director’s chair for Land of the Pharaohs (1955).

Land of the Pharaohs

Howard Hawks filming Land of the Pharaohs (1955) in Egypt.

“I thought the film was great for masses of people and stuff like that.”

Land of the Pharaohs

Howard Hawks smoking on the set of Land of the Pharaohs (1955)

Howard Hawks stands in front of a pyramid while filming Land of the Pharaohs (1955).

Land of the Pharaohs

Howard Hawks in the classic director’s pose filming Land of the Pharaohs (1955).

Land of the Pharaohs

Howard Hawks stands between Joan Collins and Dewey Martin with their backs to the camera on the set of Land of the Pharaohs (1955).

Land of the Pharaohs

Howard Hawks in Egypt directing Land of the Pharaohs (1955).

Land of the Pharaohs

Howard Hawks directing Joan Collins in Land of the Pharaohs (1955)

Howard Hawks filming Land of the Pharaohs (1955) with Joan Collins.  Joan turned 84 in May 2017.

Land of the Pharaohs

Howard Hawks directing Joan Collins and Jack Hawkins on the set of Land of the Pharaohs (1955), the only time in his career he had British leads.

Land of the Pharaohs

Howard Hawks behind the scenes of Land of the Pharaohs (1955).

Land of the Pharaohs

Howard Hawks with Kerima as Queen Nailla behind the scenes of Land of the Pharaohs (1955).  Kerima was born in Toulouse, France and had 15 acting credits from 1951 to 1972.  She will turn 93 on Feb 10, 2018.