The Thief of Bagdad

The Thief of Bagdad (1940)

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.

Plot Keywords: giant spider, toy, wretch, sultan, flying carpet, bagdad, orient, thief, djinn, genie, arabian nights, magic lamp, turned into animal

DirectorsLudwig Berger, Michael Powell, Tim Whelan
WritersMiles Malleson, Lajos Biró, Miklós Rózsa
Production CompanyLondon Film Productions
Production CountryUnited Kingdom
Spoken LanguageEnglish

Alternate Titles

El ladrón de Bagdad
Der Dieb von Bagdad