Conqueror, The


Conqueror, The

John Wayne tackles one of his most unusual roles as he portrays The Conqueror, Genghis Khan, in a lavish period epic seldom seem in this country. Produced by the legendary Howard Hughes, this 1953 release marked the directorial debut of Dick Powell and featured a cast of thousands, period costumes recreating 12th century China, and an international cast that includes "the Duke" and Academy Award winner Susan Hayward, plus Agnes Moorehead, Pedro Armendariz and William Conrad. This film was so loved by Howard Hughes that he removed it from the market after its initial run. Only since the settlement of the Hughes estate could this exciting Eastern Western be shown.


  • John Wayne

  • Agnes Moorehead

  • Susan Hayward


Dick Powell


Bonus Features

Technical Information

  • Run Time: 111
  • MPAA Rating: G ()
  • Audio: English
  • Dolby Digital 2.0 Mono
  • n/a
  • Picture: Anamorphic Widescreen (2.35:1)
Conqueror, The

  • G
  • Action Adventure
  • 111min