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The Magic Carpet (1951)

Approved | | Adventure, Fantasy | 10 March 1952 (Sweden)
Abdullah (John Agar)has reached manhood as the son of a physician without knowing he is the true Caliph of Islam. Stirred by the conditions in his country, he infiltrates the palace and ... See full summary »

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Maras
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Ahkmid
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Queen Yashima
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Copah
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Vernah
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Nedda
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Abdullah (John Agar)has reached manhood as the son of a physician without knowing he is the true Caliph of Islam. Stirred by the conditions in his country, he infiltrates the palace and plans a rebellion. Princess Narah (Lucille Ball (I)'), sister of the fake ruler, is attracted to him until she learns he plans a revolt of the people. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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A World of Wonders! A Land of Love!

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Lucille Ball was pregnant during filming. See more »

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Grand Vizier Boreg al Buzzar: [waving his scimitar] This time. Doctor, you must tend to a man and not on the ladies of the Harem!
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Featured in The Lady with the Torch (1999) See more »

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it's not that bad
12 January 2007 | by See all my reviews

I totally disagree with some previous comments. It seems as though everyone wants message films, or biting dialog for a picture to be great. Whatever happened to films being made strictly for entertainment sake. If you are looking for academy award performances forget it, but for a rainy afternoon and you just want some simple escapism then this is just the thing. The interesting thing about the whole movie was how Lucille Ball foiled all of the bigwigs who tried to put the screws to her by offering her this movie to fulfill her contract obligation. they all thought she would turn them down but she fooled them and accepted and as soon as the film wrapped she was gone.


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