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Uniform Title Thief of Bagdad (Motion picture : 1924)
Title The thief of Bagdad [videorecording] : an Arabian Nights fantasy / United Artists ; directed by Raoul Walsh ; produced by Douglas Fairbanks Pictures Corp. ; story by Elton Thomas [Fairbanks] ; scenario by Lotta Woods .

Imprint New York : Kino on Video, [2004].

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library DVD    THI    Staff Reported Missing
 PAS Central Library DVD    THI    Available
Description 1 videodisc (154 min.) : sd., b&w and col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Production credits from container and other sources.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1924.
"Color tinted and digitally mastered"--Container.
Special features: 19 minutes of rare outtakes, special effects outtakes, filmed introduction by Orson Welles, excerpt of Georges Melies's Arabian Nights (1905), excerpts of Paul Leni's Waxworks (1924), excerpts from the Souvenir Program Book, about the score.
Credits Photographed by Arthur Edeson ; production design, William Cameron Menzies ; costume director, Mitchell Leisen ; film editor, William Nolan. Produced for DVD by Bret Wood ; score compiled by Rodney Sauer and Susan Hall, adapted from the original 1924 cue sheets, performed by the Mont Alto Motion Picture Orchestra.
Cast Douglas Fairbanks, Snitz Edwards, Charles Belcher, Julanne Johnston, Sojin, Anna May Wong, Brandon Hurst, Tote Du Crow, Noble Johnson.
Summary A spectacular accomplishment in production design and special effects, Raoul Walsh's The Thief of Bagdad is a bold Arabian adventure starring Douglas Fairbanks as a carefree pickpocket who turns his appealing brand of mischievous thievery toward the attainment of happiness... and an exotic Princess. The only way he can win either is by retrieving the rarest treasures hidden within the mysterious Orient, a quest that grows more fantastic with every passing thrill.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details DVD.
Language Silent film with English intertitles and added musical soundtrack.
Awards National Film Registry selection, 1996.
Subject Arabs -- Drama.
Thieves -- Drama.
Baghdad (Iraq) -- Kings and rulers -- Drama.
Genre/Form Silent films
Action and adventure films
Added Author Walsh, Raoul, 1887-1980.
Fairbanks, Douglas, 1883-1939
Edwards, Snitz, 1862-1937
Belcher, Charles, Sir, 1876-
Johnston, Julanne
Kamiyama, Sōjin, 1884-1954
Wong, Anna May, 1905-1961
Hurst, Brandon, 1866-1947.
Du Crow, Tote, 1858-1927
Johnson, Noble, 1881-1978.
Woods, Lotta, 1869-1957
Thomas, Elton, 1883-1939.
Edeson, Arthur, 1891-1970
Wood, Bret
Mont Alto Motion Picture Orchestra
Douglas Fairbanks Pictures Corporation
United Artists Corporation.
Kino International Corporation.
Standard No. 738329032920
Music No. K329 DVD Kino on Video

 
    
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