6.1/10
67
5 user

The Veils of Bagdad (1953)

Approved | | Action, Adventure, Drama | 7 October 1953 (USA)
Antar is sent by Suleiman, head of the Ottoman Empire, to Bagdad to prevent Hammam, Pasha of Bagdad, from purchasing the services of local leader Mustapha to unite the hill tribes and ... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

(screenplay), (story)
Reviews
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Biography | Drama | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Biopic of Australian swimming champ and entertainer Annette Kellerman. After overcoming polio, Kellerman achieves fame and creates a scandal when her one-piece bathing suit is considered indecent.

Director: Mervyn LeRoy
Stars: Esther Williams, Victor Mature, Walter Pidgeon
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Enviromentalist Anne Richards goes to Washington D. C. to fight for getting legislation passed to save the last remaining sanctuary of the almost-extinct California Condor. She enlists the ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Wise
Stars: Victor Mature, Patricia Neal, Edmund Gwenn
History | Romance | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

A trapper and his two partners work as scouts for a remote army fort where they witness an incompetent colonel's decision to throw his small unprepared garrison against Red Cloud's sizable Sioux force.

Director: Anthony Mann
Stars: Victor Mature, Guy Madison, Robert Preston
Action | Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

During the Korean War, an American unit of combat engineers must work with Greek troops in order to perform a reconnaissance mission behind Communist lines.

Director: Robert D. Webb
Stars: Victor Mature, Alexander Scourby, Lee Marvin
Stella (1950)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Uncle Joe's untimely demise brings about an endless parade of unexpected consequences. The young, beautiful matriarch of the family leads the way to pleasant resolution for all.

Director: Claude Binyon
Stars: Ann Sheridan, Victor Mature, Leif Erickson
Action | Film-Noir | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

A policeman tries to protect a young woman against a hit man, when she flees New York after witnessing a mob killing.

Director: Louis King
Stars: Victor Mature, Piper Laurie, William Bendix
Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Story of a Christian in ancient Rome who befriends a lion.

Directors: Chester Erskine, Nicholas Ray
Stars: Jean Simmons, Victor Mature, Alan Young
Comedy | Musical | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

With his sidekick Rusty, Jeff Harper sails to paradisiacal tropical isle Ahmi-Oni to bargain on behalf of his cattle baron father for land owned by transplanted Irishman Dennis O'Brien. But... See full summary »

Director: Walter Lang
Stars: Betty Grable, Victor Mature, Jack Oakie
Crime | Drama | Film-Noir
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

In New York, a small-time hood, who took the rap for a murder committed by his crime-boss in exchange for 50 G's, faces deportation because he doesn't hold American citizenship.

Director: Ted Tetzlaff
Stars: Victor Mature, Terry Moore, William Bendix
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Antar
...
Selima
...
Rosanna
...
Kasseim
...
Targut (as Jim Arness)
...
Osman (as Palmer Lee)
...
Ahmed
...
Kaffar
...
Handmaiden
...
Pasha Hammam
Howard Petrie ...
Karsh
...
Zapolya
...
Mik-Kel
Thomas Browne Henry ...
Mustapha the Wild
...
Abdallah
Edit

Storyline

Antar is sent by Suleiman, head of the Ottoman Empire, to Bagdad to prevent Hammam, Pasha of Bagdad, from purchasing the services of local leader Mustapha to unite the hill tribes and overthrow the emperor. The intrigue mounts as Antar falls in love with dancer Selima, who tries to avenge her father's death against Hammam's right-hand-man Kasseim, whose wife Rosanna has fallen in love with Antar! Written by Doug Sederberg <vornoff@sonic.net>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Exotic adventure...when passions ruled an empire that rocked the world ! See more »


Certificate:

Approved | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

7 October 1953 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Bagdadin hunnut  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

(Western Electric Recording)

Color:

(Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Referenced in Columbo: Murder, Smoke and Shadows (1989) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
what? where? x 2 here!
25 April 2004 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

As much as I hate to admit it.....this ghastly Yvonne De Carlo bargain counter costumer had TWO releases in Australia......the first with a Jungle Jim epic CANNIBAL ATTACK......imagine that on the cinema marquee or worse, having to answer the telephone and say THAT to a prospective client.........the first in 1954 at the crumbling CAPITOL THEATRE a 2500 seat atmospheric soon to be the home of AIP extravaganzas......then it was re released AGAIN here in 1965 as a double feature with.....wait for it......can it be......the much demanded........COME September again all at The Sydney CAPITOL. What madness decided this? Wouldn't it be reasonable to expect PILLOW TALK to be reissued instead !? with COME September. ......God only knows why VEILS OF BAGDAD copped it so sweet because it helped the population of Australia be so attracted to costume epics and want to make them ourselves.


1 of 11 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?