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The Resource The thief of Bagdad : an Arabian Nights fantasy, United Artists ; produced by Douglas Fairbanks Pictures Corp. ; screenplay by Achmed Abdullah ; directed by Raoul Walsh, (videorecording DVD)

The thief of Bagdad : an Arabian Nights fantasy, United Artists ; produced by Douglas Fairbanks Pictures Corp. ; screenplay by Achmed Abdullah ; directed by Raoul Walsh, (videorecording DVD)

Label
The thief of Bagdad : an Arabian Nights fantasy
Title
The thief of Bagdad
Title remainder
an Arabian Nights fantasy
Statement of responsibility
United Artists ; produced by Douglas Fairbanks Pictures Corp. ; screenplay by Achmed Abdullah ; directed by Raoul Walsh
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A bold Arabian adventure about a carefree pickpocket who turns his 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
Awards note
National Film Registry selection, 1996.
Cataloging source
VYF
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Story by Elton Thomas [Fairbanks] ; scenario by Lotta Woods ; 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
Language note
Silent film with English intertitles and added musical soundtrack
PerformerNote
Douglas Fairbanks, Snitz Edwards, Charles Belcher, Julanne Johnston, Sojin, Anna May Wong, Brandon Hurst, Tote Du Crow, Noble Johnson
Runtime
154
Technique
live action
Label
The thief of Bagdad : an Arabian Nights fantasy, United Artists ; produced by Douglas Fairbanks Pictures Corp. ; screenplay by Achmed Abdullah ; directed by Raoul Walsh, (videorecording DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
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
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (154 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
738329032920
Other physical details
sd., b&w and col.
Publisher number
K329
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocm54832023
  • (OCoLC)54832023
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The thief of Bagdad : an Arabian Nights fantasy, United Artists ; produced by Douglas Fairbanks Pictures Corp. ; screenplay by Achmed Abdullah ; directed by Raoul Walsh, (videorecording DVD)
Publication
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
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (154 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
738329032920
Other physical details
sd., b&w and col.
Publisher number
K329
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocm54832023
  • (OCoLC)54832023
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD

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