Film Details



THE THIEF OF BAGDAD
Release Date: 1 Jan 1924
Duration (in mins):
Cast:
Douglas Fairbanks (The Thief of Bagdad)
Snitz Edwards (His Evil Associate)
Charles Belcher (The Holy Man)
Julanne Johnston (The Princess)
Anna May Wong (The Mongol Slave)
Winter-Blossom (The Slave of the Lute)
Etta Lee (The Slave of the Sand Board)
Brandon Hurst (The Caliph)
Tote Du Crow (The Soothsayer)
Sojin (The Mongol Prince)
K. Nambu (His Counselor)
Sadakichi Hartmann (His Court Magician)
Noble Johnson (The Indian Prince)
Mathilde Comont (The Persian Prince)
Charles Stevens (His Awaker)
Sam Baker (The Sworder)
Jess Weldon
Scotty Mattraw
Charles Sylvester (Eunuchs)
Director:
Raoul Walsh (Dir)
James T. O'Donohoe (Asst dir)
Writer:
Elton Thomas (Story)
Lotta Woods
Producer:
N/A
Distribution
Company:
United Artists
Production
Company:
Douglas Fairbanks Pictures
AFI
Recognition:
NONE
Summary:
Until he encounters the Princess, the Thief of Bagdad flouts religious teachings. Pretending to be a prince, he wins her love. After suffering humility and confessing the truth to the Holy Man, he is sent on a quest for a magic chest to earn his happiness. Overcoming tremendous obstacles, he wins the reward and rescues Bagdad and the Princess from the Mongols.