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Turhan Bey Collection

Exotic screen legend aka the "Turkish Delight", Turhan Bey was popular and much sought after his screen presence with his good looks and charismatic demeanor.

4 old time radio show recordings
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2 Audio CDs


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"Turhan Bey in Birds Eye Open House with Dinah Shore"



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Turhan Bey
Whether on television, the big screen or the radio airwaves, the performers leave their impression in the minds and hearts of those that watched them create. Such was Turhan Bey, aka Turhan Gilbert Selahattin Sahultavy inVienna, Austria. The "Turkish Delight" as he was known in the entertainment world, because being the scion of a Turkish Diplomat, had no difficulty garnering the attention of the fairer sex in his day. His features could depict royalty, command, or simple intellect wherever he performed.

Turhan BeyHis film legacy would span a decade and a half, from 1940-1953. In his repertoire of titles were Raiders of the Desert, Arabian Nights, White Savage, Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves, Bowery to Broadway, Follow the Boys, and Sudan. Not only did these enhance his credibility to producers for a swarthy featured gentleman, it also cemented his effectiveness as an office box consideration. Bey could have his pick of the roles and choose them carefully he did. After 1953 his prominence and presence soon became scarce. he did not get back into acting professionally until the 1990's. There he did cameos on various television programs, and a few movies.

Turhan Bey was popular and much sought after his screen presence with his exotic good looks and charismatic demeanor. One of his favorite co-stars to share the screen with was latin lovely Maria Montez. Like Bey, Montez created a stir with those that witnessed her warmth and sensual portrayals. Bey was also linked romantically, for a time, with Lana Turner. However, when her husband found out about the entanglement Bey chose to remove himself from the involvement, which saved his reputation, and possibly his body from harm.

This collection contains the few rare radio appearances Turhan Bey made in the late 1940's including episodes of Birds Eye Open House with Dinah Shore, Command Performance, a rare recording of Notorious Tariq and So Proudly We Hail.

Bey passed away in Sept 2012 and leaves a strong romantic leading man image behind which will be hard to match. Turhan Bey is a talent that will be surely missed and hard pressed to equal.

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These classic recordings are available in the following formats:
  • MP3 CDs are delivered by mail. These archival quality MP3 CDs are playable in your computer and many MP3 player devices.



    4 recordings on 1 MP3 CD for just $5.00
    total playtime 1 hours, 58 min
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      4 shows - total playtime 1 hours 58 minutes
      1. Birds Eye Open House 450524 074 Good Good Good.mp3
      2. Command Performance 471216 295 Peter Lind Hayes Mary Healy.mp3
      3. Notorious Tariq 470816 Audition.mp3
      4. Proudly We Hail 490529 Magnificent Rogue.mp3
  • MP3 downloads are available instantly after purchase!



    4 recordings on 1 MP3 Collection Download for just $5.00
    total playtime 1 hours, 58 min
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    Click here to see disc contents


      4 shows - total playtime 1 hours 58 minutes
      1. Birds Eye Open House 450524 074 Good Good Good.mp3
      2. Command Performance 471216 295 Peter Lind Hayes Mary Healy.mp3
      3. Notorious Tariq 470816 Audition.mp3
      4. Proudly We Hail 490529 Magnificent Rogue.mp3
  • Standard Audio CDs are delivered by mail on archival quality media with up to 60 minutes on each CD and play in all CD players



    4 recordings on 2 Audio CDs
    total playtime 1 hours, 58 min

    Disc A001

    1. Birds Eye Open House 450524 074 Good Good Good
    2. Notorious Tariq 470816 Audition

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    Disc A002

    1. Command Performance 471216 295 Peter Lind Hayes Mary Healy
    2. Proudly We Hail 490529 Magnificent Rogue

    Add Audio CD to Cart - $5.00