A Bedouin princess returns to Bagdad after being educated in England, only to find that her father has been treacherously murdered by the head of the Black Robes, a group of renegades. She is hosted by the Pasha, who is the corrupt representative of the national government. She is also courted by Prince Hassan, who is falsely accused of the murder. The plot revolves around her attempts to bring the killer to justice while being courted by the Pasha.Written by
A howling female camel ruined take after take. The camel's owner finally determined that her howls were cries of passion, as she had had fallen in love...with Vincent Price. (From "Vincent Price: A Daughter's Biography" by Victoria Price.) See more »
I'm not leaving, your going to ride to my people. It's dangerous for you here.
If I leave How will you keep the soldier entertained? Will you dance for them? And Sing?
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The costumes, locations, and action make up for the thin plot in this story of a princess in search of her father's murderer. True, there are holes in the story, Maureen O'Hara as a red-haired Turkish princess takes a stretch of imagination, but the look of the film is wonderful. Vincent Price, as always, makes a menacing villian. One wishes there was more romance, however. A good time, nonetheless.
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