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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 ...
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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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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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old images, imperishable tale
24 June 2012 | by (Romania) – See all my reviews

adventures, Arabian Nights, game with a fairy tale, Vittoro de Sica as charming genie and childish joy . nothing new, nothing special. but a nice work. for the spirit of a time. for nostalgic memories. for a young Terence Hill as prince. for the love story. for bad guys. all at perfect place. like a summer afternoon in park. games, laughter, ironies, pleasure as only rule. a comedy like an old picture. the dust of time, the figures of few people, the air of a beautiful past, the image of childhood. so, it is not a bad or good film. it is. like a sign of a form of art. or passing years. like a circle of dust and voices. like need of a form, not very complicated, to escape from present. imagination of director is part of your vision about lost heroes and strange adventures. so, it is not a great error to see it.


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