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Son of Sinbad (1955)

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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Ameer
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Nerissa
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Kristina
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Khalif
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Jiddah
Raymond Greenleaf ...
Simon Aristides
Nejla Ates ...
Dancer in market
Kalantan ...
Dancer in desert
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Murad
Donald Randolph ...
Councillor
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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)  »

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Nights in a Harem  »

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(RCA Sound System)

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2.00 : 1
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The film was shot in 3D, but when it was finally released in 1955, two years after it was completed, it was converted to Superscope widescreen. However, prints shown on TCM are in 4:3 fullscreen. 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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One of the funniest and campiest films I've seen in a long time.
24 January 2003 | by (New York City) – See all my reviews

I just saw "Son Of Sinbad". According to Robert Osborne of TMC(Turner Classic Movies) there were a total of 127 women in this film. It is a girl watchers paradise but, arabian type women with zippers on their costumes and high heels in the dessert! It doesn't get any better than this. When Vincent Price the comic relief, as Omar Khayyam, sells the availability of men to the raiders he literally is on top of what you may call a soap box. This movie could well push the cause of Women's Lib back 50 years. No one but Howard Hughes could have produced a sexest, yet tongue in cheek, film like "Son Of Sinbad". I recommend it for anyone who wants to laugh out loud at the antics and Vincent Price's double takes. He is "Priceless". The film was originally made in 1953. Due to the risque costumes of the women Hughes held up the release in order to cash in on the publicity. Also, according to Mr. Osborne, the film was made in, that Edsel of film processes, 3D but release in regular format in 1955 after the hipe died along with those awful glasses! See it. I couldn't stop laughing.


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