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The Wizard of Baghdad (1960)

 -  Comedy  -  December 1960 (USA)
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A genie turned mortal after his many failures is sent to Baghdad. As his last chance to prove himself he must help a prince and princess fulfill a prophecy.

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Barry Coe ...
Prince Husan
John Van Dreelen ...
Robert F. Simon ...
Shamadin
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Norodeen
Michael David ...
Chieftain Meroki
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Warden Kvetch
William Edmonson ...
Asmodeus
Fred Scheiwiller ...
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A genie turned mortal after his many failures is sent to Baghdad. As his last chance to prove himself he must help a prince and princess fulfill a prophecy.

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ENTER A WORLD OF 1001 THRILLS! (original ad - all caps)

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December 1960 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Ali, Itämaan taikuri  »

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Film debut of Bill Mumy. See more »

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When the magic carpet is flying, you can see the wires holding it up. See more »

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Eni Menie Geni
Lyrics by Diane Lampert and Peter Farrow
Music by David Saxon
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You need to see it thru a child'd eyes
21 April 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I saw this movie as a 7 year old and thought it was great. I was not worried about plot and great acting. As a child I saw it as fun. Pre Harry Potter Magic, good vs evil. If you are going to judge it as an adult, pan it all you want, but if you see it a a film a child might enjoy, you might get a totally different point of view. Your children might enjoy it more than "Citizen Kane" or "On the Waterfront". There are a lot of great movies out there, and I could care less if Dick Shawn's acting wasn't perfect or the script was terrible. I wanted to be entertained and as a child I was. I really don't think this was a movie made for an adult audience. Who cares if you could see the wires or they used co2 to simulate clouds. It was the 60's. Star Wars had not changed the way we looked at special effects. Like the old Flash Gorden Serials or Superman of the 40's. They were what they were, and kids loved them.


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