The Thief of Bagdad

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The Thief of Bagdad ★★★½ 1940

A wily young thief enlists the aid of a powerful genie to outwit the Grand Vizier of Baghdad. An Arabian Nights spectacular with lush photography, fine special effects, and striking score. Outstanding performance by Ingram as the genie. 106m/C VHS, DVD . GB Sabu, Conrad Veidt, June Duprez, Rex Ingram, John Justin, Miles Malleson, Morton Selten, Mary Morris; D: Tim Whelan, Michael Powell, Ludwig Berger, Alexander Korda, Zoltan Korda, William Cameron Menzies; W: Lajos Biro, Miles Malleson; C: Georges Perinal; M: Miklos Rozsa. Oscars ‘40: Color Cinematog.

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