It is a story that combines several of the arabian night tales like the genie in the magic lamp, the flying carpet, the all seeing eye, etc. In his detailed and very good booklet notes, frank dewald confirms this with his description. This multiple oscarwinning film was produced by alexanda korda and to quote the sleeve notes remains the benchmark for spectacular fantasy to this day. The stories retell the tale of the character in an original manner, full of deliberate anachronism, magic, and time travel. The thief of bagdad is much lighter with its themes and textures than other films of that time, except for the disney animated films. The thief of bagdad 1940 cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. Paaff17 program guide by philadelphia asian american film. The thief of bagdad download kino lorber home video. The wonder picture of all time 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.
Visual effects, a documentary about the technical achievements of the thief of bagdad, featuring interviews with specialeffects masters ray harryhausen, dennis muren, and craig barron. Nov 03, 2014 watch the thief of baghdad 1961 2 movie on dailymotion. Ajooba, a 1980 indiansoviet film that was released as the return of the thief of baghdad in the soviet union. Aug 15, 2010 two years alone in the wilderness escape the city to build off grid log cabin duration. Conrad veidt, sabu, june duprez, john justin, rex ingram, miles malleson. Sabu plays the heroic little thief who saves the day. The complete 120minute score including over 70 minutes of previously unrecorded music, plus an additional 30 minutes of bonus material. This eyecatching brooch features a desert warrior with lance or spear riding on a camel. Geraint was able to skype into the school and answer all of the students. These ipad apps are now available for free download, with iphone apps coming soon. The caliph enjoys an airborne horse ride over his city in one of the firstever technicolor bluescreen travelling mattes for the thief of bagdad.
Our friend the atom 1957 tv episode a fisherman accidentally uncorks a giant genie from a bottle, and tricks the genie into getting back into it in exactly the same way that sabu tricks the genie in the thief of bagdad. One of the great fantasy films, the thief of bagdad 1940 is also included on that short list of movies which had long, complicated production histories of false starts, script rewrites, and multiple directors ludwig berger, michael powell, tim whelan, yet managed to emerge as a special entity, effortlessly carrying off a unique single vision. Also, there are at least nine different films titled or alternately titled the thief of bagdad. Jan 21, 2014 the first new method was pioneered and used in the 1940 version of the thief of bagdad. The thief of bagdad is a 1940 technicolor arabian fantasy film, produced by alexander korda and directed by michael powell, ludwig berger and tim whelan. The lion has wings 1940, alexander kordas propaganda film for the english war effort, created when the thief of bagdad went into production hiatus. Certainly the most beautiful adaptation of this fantastic story from alexander korda studio starring sabu, june duprez and conrad veidt more. Nov 28, 2016 the thief of bagdad complete score rerecording soundtrack cd details and availability. It should be first seen in a movie palace of the grand old kind, with decor of the opiumscented. Rent the thief of bagdad 1940 on dvd and bluray dvd netflix. Topics alexander korda, sabu, june duprez, conrad veidt, michael powell, fantasy.
Title the thief of bagdad 1940 contributor names ludwig berger, michael powell, tim whelan, zoltan korda, william cameron menzies, alexander korda director. In the silent film, the thief and the romantic lead were one and the same, played by fairbanks. With the aid of abu, a young thief, ahmad goes on a quest to win it all back. The thief of bagdad 1924 i have been a fan of the 1940 version of this tale for as long as i can remember. In some ways, the musical style of the thief of bagdad is atypical of rozsa. Directed by ludwig berger, michael powell, tim whelan. The thief of bagdad complete score rerecording soundtrack cd details and availability. The best way to appreciate alexander kordas the thief of bagdad 1940 is no longer possible. An archive of our own, a project of the organization for transformative works. Jan, 2006 according to the hollywood reporter, the 1940 oscarwinning film the thief of bagdad is getting remade at hallmark channel as a fourhour miniseries described as a movie event bagdad, from. The movie opens as the sinister jaffar conrad veidt arrives in baghdad where his female agent mary morris has located a blind man john justin and his dog.
The thief of bagdad 2 cd rerecording soundtrack from 1940, composed by miklos rozsa. The thief of bagdad is a 1940 technicolor arabian fantasy film, produced by alexander korda and directed by michael powell, ludwig berger and tim whelan, with additional contributions by william cameron menzies and korda brothers vincent and zoltan. Black swan state theatre company education resources for. Oscar for the best special effects, the best cinematography and the best art direction in 1941.
After being tricked and cast out of bagdad by the evil jaffar, king ahmad joins forces with a thief named abu to reclaim his throne, the city, and. The film won the academy award for best special effects in 1940. Their most popular video about a bbc skype interview gone wrong titled. The 1940 movie thief of bagdad produced by alexander korda was the inspiration for a series of high quality jewelry made by riceweiner who also made mcclelland barclay in the early 1940s. The techicolor is very lavish and this was an epic romance in its day. The thief of bagdad 1940 bluray 1080p yts yify in bagdad, the young and naive sultan ahmad is curious about the behavior of his people. Stream tracks and playlists from thiefofbaghdad on your desktop or mobile device. The thief of bagdad 1940 directed by michael powell. The thief of bagdad british board of film classification. The thief of bagdad complete score rerecording 1940. Released by prometheus in 2016 xpcd 179 containing music from the thief of bagdad 1940. Jun 30, 2018 so even though the thief of baghdad 1940 is orientalist and probably cultural appropriation all the leads but sabu are white europeans, i honestly dont care. Directors ludwig berger,tim whelan,michael powell cast includes sabu, conrad veidt, john justin, june duprez, rex ingram, mary morris. Rent the thief of bagdad 1940 starring conrad veidt and john justin on dvd and bluray.
Nagasaki download returns with this punk musical documentary. A spectacular accomplishment in production design and special effects, raoul walshs the thief of bagdad is a bold arabian. Through flashbacks, he reveals that when the conniving grand vizier jaffar conrad veidt tricks king ahmad into leaving the palace disguised as a subject, jaffar arrests the rightful ruler and imprisons him. Thiefofbaghdad thiefof baghdad free listening on soundcloud. The computer game industry is bigger than the movie industry. The thief of baghdad, bagdadskiy vor is a trilogy of novels written by russian fantasy author andrei belyanin. After being tricked and cast out of bagdad by the evil jaffar, king ahmad joins forces with a thief named abu to reclaim his throne, the city, and the princess he loves. The grand vizier jaffar convinces ahmad to walk through the city disguised as a subject to know his people. Jun 26, 2008 the best way to appreciate alexander kordas the thief of bagdad 1940 is no longer possible. Nov 11, 2016 the thief of bagdad 2 cd rerecording soundtrack from 1940, composed by miklos rozsa. The story is loosely borrowed from douglas fairbanks sr. Its a classic fantasy tale about a sultan, ahmad, whose throne, true love and even his sight are stolen by his grand vizier, jaffar. Coming attractions for you 2020s most anticipated movies.
The thief of bagdad also known as the thief of bagdad. Browse subtitles and when you find the subtitles you need in the subtitle database, download that subtitle srt file and use one of our two subtitle translators. The blind beggar ahmad john justin tells the story of his former life as the king of bagdad and his dog abus past life as the human boy. It should be first seen in a movie palace of the grand. Without question, the finest of them is the korda familys magnificent 1940 production, starring conrad viedt, sabu, june duprez and john justin, supported by rex ingram as the gigantic jinni. The thief of bagdad criterion collection popmatters. The thief of bagdad 1940 candy film, old movies, first night. Freely adapted from one thousand and one nights, it tells the story of a thief who falls in love with the daughter of the caliph of baghdad. In the 1940 film, they are made into two characters. According to the hollywood reporter, the 1940 oscarwinning film the thief of bagdad is getting remade at hallmark channel as a fourhour miniseries described as. Thief of bagdad, the soundtrack details home explore movies explore composers resource directory forums contact us about us search on.808 170 818 1116 1305 984 781 642 174 1347 1428 206 732 1487 1426 230 903 894 906 820 30 844 1284 567 242 1349 505 686 1106 1039