Blu-ray Disc Features:
- Rated: Not Rated
- Run Time: 2 hours, 29 minutes
- Video: Black & White
- Released: February 19, 2013
- Originally Released: 1924
- Label: Cohen Media Group
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Note: Audio commentary by Fairbanks biographer Jeffrey Vance
- Featurettes including rare behind-the-scenes photographs
- DTS HD Master Audio - English
Performers, Cast and Crew:
Memorable Quotes and Dialog:
"Happiness must be earned."
A.V. Club - 02/20/2013
"THE THIEF OF BAGDAD was a major event in the '20s, and still feels major now." -- Grade: A-
New York Times - 02/22/2013
"Using a panoply of optical and mechanical effects Fairbanks leads the viewer through a range of magical worlds."
In this silent classic, Douglas Fairbanks is superb as a mischievous thief who, with the help of a genie's magic, tries to outwit the evil ruler of Bagdad. A wondrous, fantastic adventure, THE THIEF OF BAGDAD showcases the talents of Fairbanks--the first and greatest of film swashbucklers. With the help of a magic rope and a magic carpet, the hero woos a beautiful princess and faces many mortal dangers, including fierce dragons, blazing fires, and swelling waters, in his quest to prove himself worthy of her love.
Essential Cinema |
Family (General) |
Silent Cinema |
Silent Films |
- THE THIEF OF BAGDAD was added to the Library of Congress National Film Registry in 1996.
- Elton Thomas is a pseudonym for actor Douglas Fairbanks.