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Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves

Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves(1944)

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Brief Synopsis

Ali Baba, son of the Kalif of Bagdad is brought up by the 40 Thieves after his father is killed by the soldiers of Hugalu Khan, who received the necessary information by traitor Cassim. Ali becomes the leader of the thieves and they are fighting for the freedom of his land. Per chance Ali captures the fiancTe of Hugalu Khan, who turns out to be his girl friend Amara. After a few misunderstandings Ali uses her wedding day with Hugalu Khan as the day for the liberation of Bagdad.

Cast & Crew

Arthur Lubin Director
Jon Hall Ali Baba
Turhan Bey Jamiel
Andy Devine Abdullah
Kurt Katch Hulagu Khan
Frank Puglia [Prince] Cassim
Scotty Beckett Ali [Baba] as child
Yvette Duguay Amara as child
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  not available
Release Date:  1944 Production Date:  AFI
Color/B&W:  Color (Technicolor) Distributions Co:  Universal Pictures Company, Inc.
Sound:  Mono (Western Electric Sound System) Production Co:  Universal Pictures Company, Inc.
Duration(mins):  85-87 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves (1944)

    Jay Higgins 2009-10-01

    Well, it's a bit corny, that's for sure, way overblown and it's one of those pictures that has so much technicolor that it is actually... MORE>

  • Hope you got the DVD!

    S.K. 2008-09-27

    Just for being sure and perhaps helping fans of this: It came out in a collection in Germany in November 2007 and is now published on one DVD since the end... MORE>

  • SHOULD NOT BE FORGOTTEN

    ruth green 2007-09-19

    THIS MOVIE TO ME IS ONE OF THEBEST. IT HAS COLOR, BEAUTY, ANDA GREAT CAST OF ACTORS. SINCE IWAS A YOUNG GIRL, I BEEN FACINATEDWITH THIS FILM. PLEASE SHOW... MORE>