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Son of Sinbad (1955)

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Legendary pirate and adventurer Sinbad is in single-minded pursuit of two things: beautiful women and a substance called Greek Fire--an early version of gunpowder.

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Sally Forrest ...
Ameer
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Nerissa
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Omar Khayyam
Mari Blanchard ...
Kristina
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Khalif
Jay Novello ...
Jiddah
Raymond Greenleaf ...
Simon Aristides
Nejla Ates ...
Dancer in market
Kalantan ...
Dancer in desert
Ian MacDonald ...
Murad
Donald Randolph ...
Councillor
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Connie Cane ...
Harem Girl
Laura Carroll ...
Raider
Leonteen Danies ...
Slave Girl
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Storyline

Sinbad was pursuing a secret weapon: Greek Fire. Attributed to the ancient Greeks, it was composed of pitch or bitumen, sulfur, and other ingredients. It was used in naval warfare and the Romans also made use of it but with the fall of the ancient Western world, it was temporarily forgotten, but it was rediscovered by the Arabs from whom European Crusaders also learned the method of making it. Written by Deusvolt

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HOLD ON TO YOUR TURBANS! Here comes Adventure's boldest son!


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2 June 1955 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Nights in a Harem  »

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(RCA Sound System)

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Trivia

The movie features 127 gorgeous young starlets, all dressed in outrageously provocative harem girl outfits. See more »

Quotes

Sinbad: [Outside a cave] Open Sesame, OPEN SESAME
Kristina: [to a donkey tied to a contraption that opens the doorway] Sesame
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Featured in Howard Hughes: His Women and His Movies (2000) See more »

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Great showcase of '50s burlesque dancers.
30 June 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Son of Sinbad is a dull film, more or less only watchable at scan speed. But what redeems this film is the performances by some of the top names in burlesque during the 1950s. A big thanks to Howard Hughes and those responsible for making this film. Burlesque Queen Lili St. Cyr is breathtakingly beautiful, and wears some of the most glamorous and lavish costumes seen in any harem-themed movie. Wonderful exotic dancing sequences featuring Nejla Ates and Kalantan make this film a must-see for fans of burlesque. Unfortunately, there's no stiptease here, but Son of Sinbad features a bevy of beauties in colorful costumes that make for some delectable eye-candy. There's no doubt the girls are the main attraction here, with a little story, plot, and action built around them.


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