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Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves (1907)

Ali Baba et les quarante voleurs (original title)

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The legend of Ali Baba and the forty thieves: Ali Baba discovers a hidden cave where a band of thieves have stored their enormous treasure. Cassim also learns about the cave, but he is ... See full summary »

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The legend of Ali Baba and the forty thieves: Ali Baba discovers a hidden cave where a band of thieves have stored their enormous treasure. Cassim also learns about the cave, but he is caught by the thieves and put to death. Knowing that their secret has been found out, the thieves devise a trick in an attempt to kill Ali Baba and anyone else who might know about their hiding place. Written by Snow Leopard

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great early arabian nights fantasy
30 June 2002 | by (netherlands) – See all my reviews

nice movie from pathe freres hand colored and very familiar with george melies work,not so full of special effects but the whole arabian atmosphere of the movie is a worth to look to this film,one early slasher scene when the thieves head is chopped off with a sword.


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