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The Thief of Bagdad (1940)

NR 106 min - Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy - 25 December 1940
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When Prince Ahmad (John Justin) is blinded and cast out of Bagdad by the nefarious Jaffar (Conrad Veidt), he joins forces with the scrappy thief Abu (the incomparable Sabu, in his definitive role) to win back his royal place, as well as the heart of a beautiful princess (June Duprez).

Stars:  Conrad Veidt, Sabu, June Duprez, Rex Ingram, John Justin, Miles Malleson, Morton Selten, Mary Morris, Hay Petrie, Adelaide Hall, Roy Emerton, Allan Jeayes, Frederick Burtwell, Joseph Cozier, Robert Greig, Henry Hallett, Miki Hood, Glynis Johns, Alexander Laine, Cleo Laine, Sylvia Laine, Leslie Phillips, Spoli Mills, Norman Pierce, John Salew, Mark Stone, Frank Tickle, Ben Williams, Otto Wallen

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Storyline

When Prince Ahmad (John Justin) is blinded and cast out of Bagdad by the nefarious Jaffar (Conrad Veidt), he joins forces with the scrappy thief Abu (the incomparable Sabu, in his definitive role) to win back his royal place, as well as the heart of a beautiful princess (June Duprez).



Tagline: GIGANTIC! The Wonder Picture of All Time!

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Country:   United Kingdom
Language:  English
Release Date:  25 December 1940

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Company Credits

Production Companies:  London Film Productions

Technical Specs

Runtime:  1 h 46 min

Academy Award Nominations and Wins

ART DIRECTION (Color) — Vincent Korda – WON
CINEMATOGRAPHY (Color) — Georges Périnal – WON
MUSIC (Original Score) — Miklos Rozsa
SPECIAL EFFECTS — Photographic Effects by Lawrence Butler; Sound Effects by Jack Whitney- WON


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