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The Thief of Baghdad (1961)

Il ladro di Bagdad (original title)
Approved | | Adventure, Family, Fantasy | 10 August 1961 (USA)
In the time of the Arabian Nights, the city of Baghdad is ruled by Sultan Ali Bajazeth but actually controlled by the scheming Grand Vizier Ghamal. The poor of Baghdad are aided by Karim, the Thief of Baghdad.

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Complete credited cast:
... Karim
... Princess Amina (as Georgia Moll)
... Prince Osman
... Kadeejah
... Gamal
Antonio Battistella ... Sultan of Bagdad
... Abdul (as Luigi Visconti)
Giancarlo Zarfati ... Farid
Gina Mascetti ... Aisha the Governess
Mohammed Agrebi
Ignazio Dolce
Georges Chamarat ... Old Magician
Gail Pearl ... First Ballerina (as Gay Pearl)
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Rosario Borelli
Chignone ... Monster
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In the time of the Arabian Nights, the city of Baghdad is ruled by Sultan Ali Bajazeth but actually controlled by the scheming Grand Vizier Ghamal. The poor of Baghdad are aided by Karim, the Thief of Baghdad.

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The fantastic deeds... The Incredible daring of the thief who defied an empire!


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Italian censorship visa # 34106 delivered on 23-2-1961. See more »

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Featured in Kolossal - i magnifici Macisti (1977) See more »

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DVD? Yes!
8 June 2006 | by See all my reviews

I would second almost everything written in previous comments. I too saw it as a young boy and it stuck with me, along with other fantasies of the period like those from Ray Harryhausen. I recently started looking for it on ebay where I found it's out of print and never released on DVD; of course there are some used VHS copies available, some going for what seem like inflated prices. A previous comment stated that MGM has the distribution rights so I sent a message to them through their website (www.mgm.com) asking for the film's release on DVD. Anyone feeling the same should try it as well, it may help get results.


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