The Adventures of Marco Polo
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The Adventures of Marco Polo
Gary Cooper stars in this lavish and often comic retelling of the life of the famed Italian explorer. Marco Polo (Cooper) crosses the sea in search of treasure and adventure, with the help of his loyal if cowardly sidekick Binguccio (Ernest Truex), and finds both in China, where as the nation's first European visitor he is introduced to several practical innovations, such as pasta and explosives. He is also introduced to Kublai Khan (George Barbier), China's wise and benevolent Emperor, and the Emperor's lovely daughter, Princess Kukuchin (Sigrid Gurie). Romance begins to bloom… More

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Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Gary Cooper is appealing as the legendary explorer, but it's Basil rathbone who steals the show as the villain in this fictionalized biopic."
‑ Emanuel Levy, EmanuelLevy.Com
"As soft as boiled pasta."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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