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Title of the Film THE THIEF OF BAGDAD
Alternative Titles THE THIEF OF BAGHDAD
English Titles  
Year of Release 1940
Country of Origin UK
Language(s) English
Run Time (in minutes) 106
Length (in meters) 2914
Colour colour
Genre Adventure, family, fantasy
Based on/Source  
Production Companies London Film Productions, Alexander Korda Film Productions
Producer(s) Alexander Korda, Zoltan Korda, William Cameron Menzies
Director Ludwig Berger, Michael Powell, Tim Whelan
Cast Conrad Veidt, Sabu, June Duprez, John Justin, Miles Malleson
Literature Picturegoer Weekly, 3 June 1939
New York Times, 6 December 1940
Picture Post, 14 December 1940
Times, 23 December 1940
Kinematograph Weekly, 26 December 1940
Jewish Chronicle, 27 December 1940
Aufbau, 3 January 1941
Punch, 8 January 1941
Picturegoer and Film Weekly, 18 January 1941
Special notes Screenplay: Lajos Biro, Miles Malleson
Art director: Vincent Korda
Assistant art director: Ferdinand Bellan
Music: Miklos Rozsa
Production assistant: Andre de Toth

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