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The Thief of Bagdad (1940) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Ludwig Berger
Michael Powell
Tim Whelan
Alexander Korda ... (uncredited)
Zoltan Korda ... (uncredited)
William Cameron Menzies ... (uncredited)

Writing Credits  

Miles Malleson ... (screen play and dialogue)
 
Lajos Biró ... (scenario by) (as Lajos Biro)
 
Miklós Rózsa ... (story) (as Miklos Rozsa)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

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Abu
...
Princess
John Justin ...
Ahmad
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Miles Malleson ...
Sultan
Morton Selten ...
The Old King
Mary Morris ...
Halima
Bruce Winston ...
The Merchant
Hay Petrie ...
Astrologer
Adelaide Hall ...
Singer
Roy Emerton ...
Jailer
Allan Jeayes ...
The Story Teller
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Frederick Burtwell ...
Undetermined Role (uncredited)
Joseph Cozier ...
Man Selling Fish (uncredited)
Robert Greig ...
Man of Basra (uncredited)
Henry Hallett ...
Citizen (uncredited)
Miki Hood ...
Citizen (uncredited)
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Princess's maid (uncredited)
Alexander Laine ...
Urchin in Bagdad Market (uncredited)
Cleo Laine ...
Urchin in Bagdad Market (uncredited)
Sylvia Laine ...
Urchin in Bagdad Market (uncredited)
Spoli Mills ...
Undetermined Role (uncredited)
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Urchin in Bagdad Market (uncredited)
Norman Pierce ...
Undetermined Role (uncredited)
John Salew ...
Fish Peddler (uncredited)
Mark Stone ...
Masrur (uncredited)
Frank Tickle ...
Citizen (uncredited)
Otto Wallen ...
Undetermined Role (uncredited)
Ben Williams ...
Citizen (uncredited)
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Produced by 

Alexander Korda ... producer
Zoltan Korda ... associate producer
William Cameron Menzies ... associate producer

Music by 

Miklós Rózsa ... (as Miklos Rozsa)

Film Editing by 

Charles Crichton ... film editor

Production Design by 

Vincent Korda ... (production designed in color by)

Art Direction by 

Vincent Korda ... (uncredited)

Costume Design by 

John Armstrong ... (costumes designed by)
Oliver Messel ... (costumes designed by)
Marcel Vertès ... (as Marcel Vertes)

Makeup Department 

Stuart Freeborn ... makeup artist (uncredited)
Norbert A. Myles ... makeup artist: Rex Ingram (uncredited)
Guy Pearce ... makeup artist (uncredited)
Tom Shenton ... assistant makeup artist (uncredited)

Production Management 

David B. Cunynghame ... production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Geoffrey Boothby ... associate director
Charles David ... associate director
Jack Clayton ... assistant director (uncredited)

Art Department 

W. Percy Day ... scenic backgrounds (as Percy Day)
Ferdinand Bellan ... associate art director (uncredited)
W. Percy Day ... associate art director (uncredited)
William Cameron Menzies ... associate art director (uncredited)
Frederick Pusey ... associate art director (uncredited)

Sound Department 

A.W. Watkins ... sound director
John W. Mitchell ... sound assistant (uncredited)
Jack Whitney ... special sound effects (uncredited)

Special Effects by 

Lawrence W. Butler ... special effects director (as Lawrence Butler)
Tom Howard ... special effects (uncredited)
Johnny Mills ... special effects (uncredited)

Visual Effects by 

Peter Ellenshaw ... assistant matte artist (uncredited)
Wally Veevers ... matte artist (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department 

Osmond Borradaile ... associate photographer
Georges Périnal ... chief photographer (as George Perinal)
Henty Henty-Creer ... camera operator: exteriors (uncredited)
Peter Hopkinson ... camera assistant (uncredited)
Robert Krasker ... camera operator (uncredited)
Cliff Shirpser ... assistant camera: Technicolor (uncredited)
Bill Wall ... chief electrician (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Eugene Joseff ... costume jeweller (uncredited)

Editorial Department 

William Hornbeck ... supervising editor
Peter R. Hunt ... associate editor (uncredited)

Music Department 

Muir Mathieson ... musical director
Miklós Rózsa ... songs by (as Miklos Rozsa)

Other crew 

Natalie Kalmus ... technicolor director
Alexander Korda ... presenter
André De Toth ... production assistant (uncredited)
Ralph Faulkner ... fight choreographer (uncredited)
Wendy Toye ... dance instructor: mechanical doll dance (uncredited)
Crew verified as complete

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