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Sinbad, the Sailor (1947)

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Sinbad is a story teller who weaves great adventures about - himself. Whether they are true or not, no one knows. For this is the story of the eight adventures of Sinbad - as told by Sinbad... See full summary »

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Sinbad is a story teller who weaves great adventures about - himself. Whether they are true or not, no one knows. For this is the story of the eight adventures of Sinbad - as told by Sinbad. A ship saved by Sinbad and Sabu. A treasure map to the treasure of Alexander the Great, which mysteriously disappears from the ship. The beautiful Shireen - the woman who has stolen the heart of Sinbad. The evil Amir who wants the treasure for himself to own the world. The deadly Melik, who will stop at nothing and kill anyone to have the treasure. A perilous voyage to a mysterious island where the treasure is said to be held. Written by Tony Fontana <tony.fontana@spacebbs.com>

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Out of the Arabian Nights! See more »


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13 January 1947 (USA)  »

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Sinbad le marin  »

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$2,459,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

RKO had to scuttle its plan to present this film as a 1946 Christmas-season attraction when a strike at the Technicolor processing plant delayed the making of prints. The wide-release date would be moved up to January 13, 1947, with the Manhattan opening at the Palace Theatre following on January 22, 1947. Needing a black-and-white movie for its 1946 yuletide schedule, RKO chose a film destined to become a holiday perennial: Frank Capra's It's a Wonderful Life (1946). See more »

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Wires are visible on the black bird as it circles the ship's mast. See more »

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Title Card: O Masters, O Noble Persons, O Brothers, know you that in the time of the Caliph Harun-Al-Rashid, there lived on the golden shore of Persia a man of adventure called Sinbad the Sailor. Strange and wondrous were the tales told of him and his voyages. But who, shall we surmise, gave him his immortality? Who, more than all other sons of Allah, spread glory to the name of Sinbad? Who else, O Brother, but...
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Closing credits epilogue: And now, Know ye, all believers of the word of Sinbad, That of his eighth voyage This is the end See more »

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Sinbad not bad
5 March 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The Picture is fine,the acting is good.Besides,you had to know your craft then.Technology wasn't falling all over. The color was brilliant.Acting done by real actors.Costumes are fantastic.Much was left to the imagination though.I give this picture a big 10.The movie lines caught me. The sets were imaginative engaging. Other versions of Sinbad the sailor have out done this one,still I'll watch it again.Sound effects carried me along and tumbling antics a pleasure. Leaping and dancing abound. Thick makeup is forgotten from one humorous scene to the next.Extras are not just background fluff.Sparkle,twinkle This Sinbad is worth a watch.Motionless background actors stop and go with a magically flow.


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