Land of the Pharaohs

Jack Hawkins in an original publicity still for Land of the Pharaohs (1955).  Jack was born in London and had 92 acting credits from 1930 to an episode of the 1974 American mini-series QB VII.

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Land of the Pharaohs

Jack Hawkins and Joan Collins in an original publicity still for Land of the Pharaohs (1955)

Land of the Pharaohs

Howard Hawks in the director’s chair with a classic megaphone on location in Egypt for Land of the Pharaohs (1955)

Land of the Pharaohs

The back of this 1955 publicity still reads

Crowding CinemaScope’s widest range are granite quarry scenes of Pharaoh pyramid builders in first rushes from Cairo showing labor battalions cutting vast stones for first screen tomb of ancient Egypt, “LAND OF THE PHARAOHS” being produced and directed by Howard Hawks from the spectacular drama by Nobel Prize Winner William Faulkner.

Land of the Pharaohs

Jack Hawkins and Joan Collins are husband and wife in Land of the Pharaohs (1955).  One of the problems with the film is that neither of them were likeable characters.

Land of the Pharaohs

Jack and Joan in an original publicity still for Land of the Pharaohs (1955).  Jack Hawkins is best known for Bridge on the River Kwai and Joan Collins is best known for Dynasty.

Land of the Pharaohs

Alexis Minotis and Dewey Martin in an original publicity still for Land of the Pharaohs (1955)

Land of the Pharaohs

foreign flyer for Land of the Pharaohs (1955)

Land of the Pharaohs

foreign flyer for Land of the Pharaohs (1955)

Land of the Pharaohs

Howard Hawks assumes the classic director’s pose for Dewey Martin for Land of the Pharaohs (1955)

Land of the Pharaohs

original publicity still for Land of the Pharaohs (1955)

Land of the Pharaohs

original publicity still for Land of the Pharaohs (1955) with Jack Hawkins, Sidney Chaplin, and their ill gotten gold.

Land of the Pharaohs

original publicity still for Land of the Pharaohs (1955)

Land of the Pharaohs

original publicity still for Land of the Pharaohs (1955)

Land of the Pharaohs

original publicity still for Land of the Pharaohs (1955)