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
HOLD ON TO YOUR TURBANS! Here comes Adventure's boldest son!
Did You Know?
According to the TCM Archives, the film received several re-edits to remove dance scenes that were deemed unacceptable by the censors. Production Code Authority director Joseph Breen
declared the film "unacceptable" by "reason of indecent dance movements and too scanty costuming," The original opening credits featured a dance that was removed, and other dance scenes were shortened, although this is hard to believe in view of the fact that the dances which remain are surprisingly long and remarkably suggestive, even by modern standards. See more
[Outside a cave
Open Sesame, OPEN SESAME
[to a donkey tied to a contraption that opens the doorway