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The Wonders of Aladdin (1961)
"Le meraviglie di Aladino" (original title)

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A poor young man finds a magic lamp that possesses a genie, who will grant the boy three wishes if he sets him free from the lamp.

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Noëlle Adam ...
Djalma
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Aldo Fabrizi ...
Michèle Mercier ...
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Omar
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Prince Moluk (as Mario Girotti)
Fausto Tozzi ...
Luigi Tosi
Marco Tulli ...
Fakir
Raymond Bussières ...
Magician
Alberto Farnese ...
Bandit Chieftain
Franco Ressel ...
Vizier's Lieutenant
Vittorio Bonos ...
Lamp Merchant
Adriana Facchetti ...
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A poor young man finds a magic lamp that possesses a genie, who will grant the boy three wishes if he sets him free from the lamp.

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13 December 1961 (USA)  »

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This one of three films that Lux was going to produce starring 'Steve Reeves' (they had co-produced Hercules Unchained (1959)). They were able to get Reeves for the other two productions, The Thief of Baghdad (1961) and Morgan, the Pirate (1960). See more »

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Referenced in Leading Man with Reed Birney (2013) See more »

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interesting for the involvement of Bava
8 June 2001 | by (www.cultmovies.info) – See all my reviews

Agreeable, colorful fantasy adventure about Aladdin (O'Connor), a boy from Bagdad, who discovers a genie inside his oil lamp and travels to a wedding, which an evil schemer (Tozzi) intends to foil. Interesting for the involvement of Mario Bava, who gave the film a nice look. O'Connor is quite funny but one wishes this was a little more serious and less whimsical. Still, quite violent for a kiddie film. All in all, **1/2 stars (of four).


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