The Thief of Bagdad

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| | UK | Adventure, Family, Fantasy | 1h 46min |
U
Stars: Conrad Veidt, Sabu, June Duprez

A boy thief helps a deposed king thwart an evil usurper

Reviews (1)

Marvellous blend of magic, action and music, the only film to catch on celluloid the overpowering atmosphere of the Arabian Nights. (Halliwell’s)

Cast (13)

Conrad Veidt
Jaffar
Sabu
Abu
June Duprez
Princess
John Justin
Ahmad
Rex Ingram (as Djinn) in a colour photograph from The Thief of Baghdad (1940) (1)
Rex Ingram
Djinn
Miles Malleson
Sultan
Morton Selten
The Old King
Mary Morris
Halima / Six-Armed Goddess
Bruce Winston
The Merchant
Hay Petrie
Astrologer
Adelaide Hall
Singer
Roy Emerton
Jailer
Allan Jeayes
The Story Teller
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Screening soon at BFI Southbank

Rex Ingram (as Djinn) in a colour photograph from The Thief of Baghdad (1940) (1)
The Thief of Bagdad
28th January at 8.30pm in NFT2
Book tickets from the BFI

Director

Ludwig Berger
Michael Powell

Producer

Alexander Korda

Writer

(scenario by)
(as Lajos Biro)

Film Footage

Colour

UK Release

25th December, 1940

Production Companies


Alexander Korda Films

London Film Productions

Pictures (1)

Rex Ingram (as Djinn) in a colour photograph from The Thief of Baghdad (1940) (1)
The Thief of Baghdad (1940) photograph (1) | Rex Ingram