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Babes in Bagdad (1952)

 |  Comedy  |  7 December 1952 (USA)
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Hassan, the Kadi of Bagdad, has a harem housing twelve beauties, but concentrates his attention on Zohara. A newcomer, Kyra, introduces rebellion into the by the unheard of act of ... See full summary »

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Cast

Credited cast:
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Kyra
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Zohara
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Ezar
John Boles ...
Hassan
Thomas Gallagher ...
Sharkhan
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MacDonald Parke ...
Caliph
Natalie Benesh ...
Zelika
Hugh Dempster ...
Omar
Peter Bathurst ...
Officer
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
José Calvo ...
(Spanish version)
Maruja Coral
María del Amor
Laura Donoso
Rafael Durán ...
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Hassan, the Kadi of Bagdad, has a harem housing twelve beauties, but concentrates his attention on Zohara. A newcomer, Kyra, introduces rebellion into the by the unheard of act of complaining to the Caliph about the lot of the women in the harem. Hassan suffers a greater shock when his God-son, Ezar, asserts that women are the equal of men. They make a wager under which Ezar must settle down with a conventional harem unless Zohara can outwit Hassan within ten days. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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Release Date:

7 December 1952 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Les mille et une filles de Bagdad  »

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ESP 16,077 (Spain)
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Sound Mix:

(RCA Sound System)

Color:

(Anscocolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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campy harem spoof
21 May 2009 | by (New York City, NY) – See all my reviews

Put Paulette Goddard and Gypsy Rose Lee together and you gotta admit that sparks will fly. Although Miss Lee is more suitable for this kind of high jinx, Miss Goddard does hold her own. Add John Boles as the Hassan and his son, played by Richard Ney (Mrs. Miniver) with Sebastian Cabot in a smaller role and look for Christopher Lee as a slave seller. I thought this was a riot. All the actors seem to play with tongue in cheek, which is Miss Lee's forte. Now mind you, John Boles, Stella Dallas fame and Richard Ney are distinguished actors. But here they let loose and along with Miss Goddard have a romp. Fun all the way through. And Paulette and Gupsy Rose make lovely Harem ladies.


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