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The Magic Carpet (1951)

Approved | | Adventure, Fantasy | 10 March 1952 (Sweden)
Abdullah (John Agar)has reached manhood as the son of a physician without knowing he is the true Caliph of Islam. Stirred by the conditions in his country, he infiltrates the palace and ... See full summary »

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Abdul
Jo Gilbert ...
Maras
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Ahkmid
Doretta Johnson ...
Queen Yashima
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Estar
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Copah
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Vernah
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Ziela
Minka Zorka ...
Nedda
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Abdullah (John Agar)has reached manhood as the son of a physician without knowing he is the true Caliph of Islam. Stirred by the conditions in his country, he infiltrates the palace and plans a rebellion. Princess Narah (Lucille Ball (I)'), sister of the fake ruler, is attracted to him until she learns he plans a revolt of the people. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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A World of Wonders! A Land of Love!

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Adventure | Fantasy

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10 March 1952 (Sweden)  »

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Der rote Falke von Bagdad  »

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1.37 : 1
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The baby seen on the carpet is Gary Klein father of Ethan Klein from the popular Youtube channel H3H3. See more »

Quotes

Lida: How long I've waited for this.
Abdullah al Husan: It's not easy to embrace a tigress.
Lida: From now on, you see a lamb.
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Featured in The Lady with the Torch (1999) See more »

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Dazzling color and Lucy... and at Columbia instead.
21 December 2013 | by See all my reviews

THE MAGIC CARPET is great fun. A Sam Katzman Supercinecolor bargain counter costume extravaganza with Lucille Ball and John Agar... what's not to like? It made me want to see Monogram's ALADDIN and HIAWATHA made he same year also in Super cine-color... which I thought was fantastic and rich in every mad hue possible. What a calling card for Super Cinecolor! You actually could have a whole weekend watching all these films and top it off with RKOs SON OF SINBAD. Any scene with Lucy and a very confused Raymond Burr is hilarious and she clearly is between TV shows and running not walking through this silly funny film. Tin swords that clatter, people stamping about on the floor, and a flying carpet that looks like a stiff beach towel..... yippee! It's a masterpiece of razzle dazzle cine-color whizziness. See it and laugh.


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