Rheingold Theatre (1953–1957)
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Scheherezade 

The city of Baghdad in the days of the Arabian Nights endures a reign of terror when the ruler, Shayer. discovers that his wife has been unfaithful. Following the executions of his wife and... See full summary »

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Himself - Host
Maya Koumani ...
Scheherezade
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Shayar
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Dubat
Stanley Van Beers ...
Grand Vizier
Elwyn Brook-Jones ...
Tunan
Peter Allenby ...
Court Official
Lizabeth Rollins ...
Tse Lao
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The city of Baghdad in the days of the Arabian Nights endures a reign of terror when the ruler, Shayer. discovers that his wife has been unfaithful. Following the executions of his wife and her lover, Shayer has taken more than 700 of Islam's most beautiful women for his brides. However, because he believes that the only chaste wife is a dead one, he has all of his wives beheaded the morning after the wedding. He then meets Scheherezade. Written by GusF

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26 November 1956 (USA)  »

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1.33 : 1
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