Main title from The Thief of Bagdad (1940) (2). An Arabian fantasy in Technicolor

The Thief of Bagdad

(1940)

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| Film | United Kingdom | Colour | Adventure, Family, Fantasy | 1h 46min |
U
| Stars: Conrad Veidt, Sabu, June Duprez | Directors: Ludwig Berger, Michael Powell

A boy thief helps a deposed king thwart an evil usurper

Cast (13)

Conrad Veidt
Jaffar
Sabu
Abu
June Duprez
Princess
John Justin
Ahmad
The Thief of Baghdad (1940) photograph (1) | Rex Ingram
Rex Ingram
Djinn
Photo of Dry Rot (1956) (1) featuring 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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Reviews

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

Pictures

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Main title from The Thief of Bagdad (1940) (3). Sabu, Conrad Veidt, June Duprez, John Justin, Rex Ingram
Main title from The Thief of Bagdad (1940) (2). An Arabian fantasy in Technicolor
Main title from The Thief of Bagdad (1940) (1). Alexander Korda presents
Rex Ingram (as Djinn) in a colour photograph from The Thief of Baghdad (1940) (1)

Production

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Ludwig Berger
Director
Michael Powell
Director
Alexander Korda
Producer
Photo of Dry Rot (1956) (1) featuring Miles Malleson
Writer (scenario by)
Lajos Biró
Writer

Companies

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The Thief of Bagdad (1940) opening credits (1)
Alexander Korda Films
Production company
London Film Productions
Production company
Associated British Film Distributors (A.B.F.D.)
Distribution company
United Artists
Distribution company