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Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves (1954)

Ali Baba et les 40 voleurs (original title)
Rich oriental lord Cassim's cheeky servant Ali Baba was sent to buy a meaty girl-slave, but brings dancer Morgiane, whom he is enamored with. When he's part of a caravan robbed by Abdel's ... See full summary »

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Morgiane
Dieter Borsche ...
Abdel, bandit chief
Henri Vilbert ...
Édouard Delmont ...
Père de Morgiane
Edmond Ardisson ...
Mendiant
Manuel Gary ...
Mendiant
Julien Maffre ...
Mendiant
Leopoldo Francés
Gaston Orbal ...
Mufti
Bob Ingarao ...
Un bandit
Yôko Tani
Fanfan Minucci
José Casa ...
Mendiant
Abdelhaq Chraibi
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Rich oriental lord Cassim's cheeky servant Ali Baba was sent to buy a meaty girl-slave, but brings dancer Morgiane, whom he is enamored with. When he's part of a caravan robbed by Abdel's 40 thieves, Ali hides in a camel hive and thus learns the secret of Sesame cave. With stolen loot he buys Morgiane and his own residence for him and beggar friends. Cassim not only gets him drunk to learn his secret gold source but also plans to rob him at the grand wedding with Morgiane. But Abdel observed them too and invites his 40 robbers. Written by KGF Vissers

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21 December 1954 (West Germany)  »

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1.37 : 1
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Version of La cueva de Ali-Babá (1954) See more »

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Ali-Baba
Written by Paul Misraki - Jean Manse
Performed by Fernandel
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Fernandel
23 June 2012 | by (Romania) – See all my reviews

is only actor of this movie. nice, charming, naive. a page from an old book. leaf of a death tree. a film who explore, not very well, the Arabian fascination. the recipes - Hollywood cuisine. the cast - beautiful girls like shadows of autumn. the action - childish and too precious. result - an amusing trip, few nostalgic memories and nothing else. bad thing - the possibilities to make a real interesting movie. and the choice for a sketch about fake universe. film of a legendary comedian, Ali Baba is not just temple on shoulders of Samson. it is only exercise for a public of ""plaisanteries and wist of time. but in every thing is measure. this movie is exception. for few middle expectations. so, the thief is the director. and Ali Baba is only shadow of a great comedian t end of his career.


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