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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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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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Release Date:

2 June 1955 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Nights in a Harem  »

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Sound Mix:

(RCA Sound System)



Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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The movie features 127 gorgeous young starlets, all dressed in outrageously provocative harem girl outfits. See more »


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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References Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves (1944) See more »

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beauties dancing with perfection and sensuality make it quite a film

When you see the title of this film you tend to think it is made for children or adolescents at the most. But this is not the case, besides making fun of the genre , it presents us with a considerable number of beautiful women dressed for the Khalif's harem. And how they dance!!! Vincent Price is superb as Omar Khayam, the poet with beautiful words and witty remarks. The sensuality and perfection of the dance numbers makes this an above average film, which did not receive the credit it deserved, probably because it was not very clear about the public it was aimed at. Dale Robertson is Sinbad, a Don Juan type who keeps intruding on the harem and getting in trouble. Vincent Price is his friend who provides him with words to use for seduction. Mari Blanchard is Kristina, who has the secret of the formula of the Greek Fire, which will bring victory to whoever has it. Great entertainment, from beginning to end, and Howard Hughes had a great taste!!!

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