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The Resource The thief of Bagdad : an Arabian fantasy, Janus Films ; Alexander Korda presents ; screenplay and dialogue by Miles Malleson ; scenario by Lajos Biro ; directed by Ludwig Berger, Michael Powell and Tim Whelan ; produced by Alexander Korda ; distributed by United Artists, (videorecording)

The thief of Bagdad : an Arabian fantasy, Janus Films ; Alexander Korda presents ; screenplay and dialogue by Miles Malleson ; scenario by Lajos Biro ; directed by Ludwig Berger, Michael Powell and Tim Whelan ; produced by Alexander Korda ; distributed by United Artists, (videorecording)

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The thief of Bagdad : an Arabian fantasy
Title
The thief of Bagdad
Title remainder
an Arabian fantasy
Statement of responsibility
Janus Films ; Alexander Korda presents ; screenplay and dialogue by Miles Malleson ; scenario by Lajos Biro ; directed by Ludwig Berger, Michael Powell and Tim Whelan ; produced by Alexander Korda ; distributed by United Artists
Title variation
Thief of Baghdad
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When Prince Ahmad is blinded and cast out of Bagdad by the nefarious Jaffar, he joins forces with the scrappy thief Abu to win back his royal place, as well as the heart of a beautiful princess
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TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Chief photographer, George Perinal ; special effects director, Lawrence Butler ; editor, Charles Crichton ; musical score and songs, Miklos Rozsa ; film editing, Charles Crichton ; musical director, Muir Mathieson ; costume designers, Oliver Messel, John Armstrong, Marcel Vertes ; production designer, Vincent Korda
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
LC call number
PN1997.2
LC item number
.T454 2008
PerformerNote
Conrad Veidt, Sabu, June Duprez, John Justin, Rex Ingram, Miles Malleson, Morton Selten, Mary Morris, Bruce Winston, Hay Petrie, Adelaide Hall, Roy Emerton, Allan Jeayes
Runtime
106
Series statement
Criterion collection
Series volume
431
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
The thief of Bagdad : an Arabian fantasy, Janus Films ; Alexander Korda presents ; screenplay and dialogue by Miles Malleson ; scenario by Lajos Biro ; directed by Ludwig Berger, Michael Powell and Tim Whelan ; produced by Alexander Korda ; distributed by United Artists, (videorecording)
Label
The thief of Bagdad : an Arabian fantasy, Janus Films ; Alexander Korda presents ; screenplay and dialogue by Miles Malleson ; scenario by Lajos Biro ; directed by Ludwig Berger, Michael Powell and Tim Whelan ; produced by Alexander Korda ; distributed by United Artists, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1940
  • Special features: Disc one: New digital transfer, from restored film elements; two audio commentaries, one with directors Francis Ford Coppola and Martin Scorsese, the other with film and music historian Bruce Eder; optional music and effects tracks; theatrical trailer ; Disc two: "Visual effects," a documentary about the technical achievement of The thief of Badgad, featuring interviews with special-effects masters Ray Harryhausen, Dennis Muren and Craig Barron; "The lion has wings" (1940), producer Alexander Korda's propaganda film for the English war effort; excerpts from codirector Michael Powell's audio dictations for his autobiography; excerpts from a 1976 radio interview with composer Miklós Rózsa; stills gallery featuring images of the film's production and photos shot in Dufaycolor; booklet featuring new essays by film scholars Andrew Moor and Ian Christie
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Accompanying material
1 booklet.
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
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Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
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Edition
2-disc special ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (106 min.)
Isbn
9781604650426
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515029926
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
CC1754D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)212382901
System details
DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono., NTSC
Video recording format
DVD

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