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Simbad contro i sette saraceni (1964)

A rebel leader returns to his city for a final confrontation with the evil king he is fighting. However, he finds himself attracted to the king's beautiful niece.


Emimmo Salvi


Emimmo Salvi (story), Benito Ilforte (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Gordon Mitchell ... Omar
Bruno Piergentili Bruno Piergentili ... Sindbad / Ali Baba (as Dan Harrison)
Bella Cortez ... Fatima, Princess of the Yeridi
Carla Calò Carla Calò ... Farida, Omar's Lover (as Carroll Brown)
Amedeo Trilli Amedeo Trilli ... Haswan, Fatima's Uncle (as Mike Moore)
Luigi Tosi Luigi Tosi ... Meneth, Saracen Leader (as Nat Coster)
Tony Di Mitri Tony Di Mitri ... Sharif (as Tony Dimitri)
Lilli Zander Lilli Zander ... Fatima's Friend
Attilio Severini Attilio Severini ... Gate Guard
Tonino Stoppa Tonino Stoppa ... Saracen Leader
Franco Doria Franco Doria ... Jukki
Maria Pia Conte ... Fatima's Friend
Renato Terra Renato Terra ... Saracen Leader (as Renato Terra Caizzi)
Mario Russo Mario Russo ... Saracen Leader
Alberto Conversi Alberto Conversi ... Momet, a Rebel


A rebel leader returns to his city for a final confrontation with the evil king he is fighting. However, he finds himself attracted to the king's beautiful niece.

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Release Date:

18 December 1964 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

Ali Baba and the Seven Saracens - Hawk of Bagdad See more »

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Avis Film See more »
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Color (Eastmancolor)

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2.35 : 1
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Italian censorship visa #44344 issued December 14, 1964. See more »


Sinbad: You better kill me now, Omar, because as long as I have one drop of blood left in my veins, I'll find the strength to tear you apart. Filthy coward!
Omar: Throw him in the dungeon.
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Alternate Versions

The editing is different in the Italian and English language versions, the scenes appearing in completely different order, and the director's cut being 13 minutes longer than the English dubbed version. See more »

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Ali Baba And The Seven Saracens (Emimmo Salvi, 1964) *1/2
7 December 2008 | by Bunuel1976See all my reviews

To begin with, the name of the most popular Arabian Nights character i.e. Sinbad has been variably spelled over the years and around the world – from Sindbad to Simbad and Szindbad. Moreover, the character of Sinbad has been included in films in which he had nothing to do with originally – the Russian adventure outing SADKO (1953) became THE MAGIC VOYAGE OF SINBAD in the U.S. – just as, in this case, he became Ali Baba when it crossed over the Atlantic! These facts alone are more interesting than anything that occurs in this film…because where are the seafaring adventures of Sinbad The Sailor to be seen in this one, not to mention the sundry creatures he generally struggled with? On the other hand, if this is Ali Baba, whatever happened to the Forty Thieves?

One thing is certain: I wasn't expecting Gordon Mitchell – who had previously portrayed such legendary heroic figures as Achilles and Maciste – to be the villain here, nor Sinbad to be incarnated by a teenager still wet behind the ears, thus making for possibly the lamest Sinbad in film history! Appropriately, then, the seven Saracens of the title are even more anonymous than the hero – and, what's worse, they don't even engage him in battle! At least, the heroine's physical attributes are well in evidence…but that's small compensation when set against the obligatory and unfunny comic relief provided by Sinbad's midget cellmate/sidekick and, for good measure (ugh!) a court eunuch with a bad facial tick; the pits, however, are reached by the silly gyrations of a particularly animated dancer preceding every ritual at court!

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