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Aladdin and His Magic Lamp (1967)

Volshebnaya lampa Aladdina (original title)
A young boy finds a magic lantern that contains a genie, and when he frees the genie he's granted three wishes. He uses the wishes to help the princess of Baghdad and her father fight off ... See full summary »

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Complete credited cast:
Boris Bystrov ...
Dodo Chogovadze ...
Andrey Fayt ...
Magribinets
Otar Koberidze ...
Ekaterine Veruleishvili ...
Alladin's mother (as Ye. Verukashvili)
Georgiy Millyar ...
Naimudrejshij
Gusejn Sadykhov ...
The Wazir, Mubarak's father (as G. Sadykhov)
Valentin Bryleev ...
Mubarak
Yuri Chekulayev ...
Mustafa
Otar Bilanishvili ...
Storozh (as O. Bilanishvili)
Sarry Karryev ...
The Djinn
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Boris Andreyev
Yakov Belenkiy ...
(as Ya. Belenky)
Emmanuil Geller
I. Gordnij
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A young boy finds a magic lantern that contains a genie, and when he frees the genie he's granted three wishes. He uses the wishes to help the princess of Baghdad and her father fight off an evil sorcerer who's trying to take over the kingdom. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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See the Magic Lamp...The Genie...The Magical Entertainment


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30 December 1967 (Soviet Union)  »

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Princess Budhur: [dreamily raising hands] Aladd-i-i-i-n!
The Sultan: [imitating her, also dreamily raising hands] Aladd-i-i-i-n!
The Sultan: [abruptly shaking this impression] What Aladdin are you talking about, daughter of ours?
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Impressive children's film
28 September 2004 | by (Oakland CA) – See all my reviews

The Soviet film industry was, perhaps unsurprisingly, a hotbed for fantastic stories of witchcraft, magic, and monsters. Aladdin's Magic Lamp is a typical example of the genre, and while it's no classic, it certainly has much in its favour. Take, for example, the marvelous opening sequence, as a black-robed magician conjures a spell under the stars and proceeds to enter Baghdad by midnight. The widescreen photography is gorgeous (though the colours on Ruscico's DVD tend to flutter), the genie in the bottle impressive, and the lead actors well cast, especially Battleship Potemkin's Andrei Fajt as the aforementioned sorcerer and the beautiful Dodo Chogovadze as the spoiled princess who falls for a working class hero. There's also decent comic relief from Otar Koberidze as the princess's easily manipulated father. Fans of fantastic cinema will want to seek this one out.


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