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The Thief of Bagdad (1940)

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Conrad Veidt Conrad Veidt
Sabu Sabu
June Duprez June Duprez
John Justin John Justin
Rex Ingram Rex Ingram
Morton Selten Morton Selten
The Old King
Mary Morris Mary Morris

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Description: This wondrous fantasy comes out of the pages of "A Thousand and One Nights." When the nefarious Jaffar usurps the Sultan's throne, the princess's beloved suitor Ahmad and the strong and handsome thief Abu use magic to help the king regain power. To defeat them, Jaffar causes Ahmad to go blind, and turns Abu into a dog. But the heroes overcome these adversities and conquer many other mortal dangers before reclaiming the kingdom. A story of pure fantasy in the best Arabian Nights' tradition stars Sabu as the cunning young thief of Bagdad who encounters evil spells, magic carpets, and endless adventure. THE THIEF OF BA ... (more)
Release date: 25 December 1940
UPC: 027616881533
Tags: Fantasy (10), Adventure (6), Remake (5), 1940 (5), 1940s (5), Fairy Tale (4), Genie (4), Sorcerer (4), Flying (3), Buddha (3), Sword (3), Arabian (3), Sultan (3), Teleportation (3), Elephant (3), Swashbuckler (3), Execution (3), Echo (3), Flying Horse (3), Panther (3)
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"Achmad, Prince of Bagdad, is manipulated out of office by the evil grand wizard Jaffar, and takes refuge amongst his subjects with his new best friend, an irrepressible teenage thief, Abu. He worships the Princess of Basra, also coveted by Jaffar, and he and Abu summon all powers natural and supernatural to win the day. This is probably the best Arabian Nights movie that's been made. There is comedy, romance and adventure all in one, which creates a wonderful mixture that will capture you from "

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