The Thief of Bagdad (Silent)
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- Rated: Not Rated
- Run Time: 2 hours, 28 minutes
- Video: Black & White
- Released: February 18, 2003
- Originally Released: 1924
- Label: Alpha Video
- Encoding: Region 0 (Worldwide)
- Packaging: Keep Case
- Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
Performers, Cast and Crew:
|Starring||Douglas Fairbanks & Anna May Wong|
|Performer:||Julianne Johnston, Etta Lee, Snitz Edwards, Brandon Hurst & Charles Belcher|
|Directed by||Raoul Walsh|
|Edited by||William Nolan|
|Screenplay by||Achmed Abdullah & Lotta Woods|
|Composition by||Carl Davis|
|Art Direction by||William Cameron Menzies|
|Produced by||Douglas Fairbanks|
|Director of Photography:||Arthur Edeson|
Memorable Quotes and Dialog:
"THE THIEF OF BAGDAD was a major event in the '20s, and still feels major now." -- Grade: A-
"Using a panoply of optical and mechanical effects Fairbanks leads the viewer through a range of magical worlds."
Description by OLDIES.com:
- 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.
Movie Lovers' Ratings & Reviews:
Based on 45 ratings.
AS ALWAYS ALPHA VIDEO HAS DONE IT AGAIN! THEY HAVE RELEASED ANOTHER AFFORDABLE CLASSIC FROM HOLLYWOODS GREAT SILENT ERA. THIS TITLE IS A "MUST" FOR ANY SERIOUS MOVIE COLLECTOR.
Very satisfying! A lowly thief falls for the princess, and and competes with her noble suitors--including an evil khan who schemes to conquer the city. Magic is alive in old Bagdad, but love is the strongest enchantment of all.
This movie is long but the action keeps galloping along. The actors are very theatrical, as they cannot speak to express their emotions. The sets are lavish, the special effects surprisingly good. The music will get repetetive, but you'll hardly notice. They don't make 'em like this anymore.
- Sales Rank: 6,137
- UPC: 089218412997
- Shipping Weight: 0.25/lbs (approx)
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