The Thief of Bagdad
The Thief of Bagdad
Directed by Raoul Walsh
Written by Douglas Fairbanks, Lotta Woods
Starring Anna May Wong, Douglas Fairbanks, Julanne Johnston, Snitz Edwards
Run time 149 min
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One of the most imaginative of all silent movies, The Thief of Bagdad is a dazzling Arabian Nights adventure fantasy. Fairbanks is at his lightest and impudent best as the dashing Ahmed, the thief who wins a princess.
“An epic romantic fantasy-adventure inspired by several of the Arabian Nights tales, The Thief of Bagdad is the greatest artistic triumph of Fairbanks’s career.”
“AMERICAN SILENT CINEMA AT ITS MOST FLAMBOYANT! A dizzy conglomeration of Manhattan chic, Art Deco, and rampant Chinoiserie guaranteed to amaze the eyes!”
“The Thief of Bagdad is a colorful, lavish and eye-appealing spectacle.”
“It was Fairbanks who essentially invented the American action star.”
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