THE THIEF OF BAGDAD – American Film Institute
The Thief of Bagdad Film Still - Conrad Veidt

THE THIEF OF BAGDAD (1924) – AFI Movie Club

A showcase for the charisma and staggering athleticism of star Douglas Fairbanks, THE THIEF OF BAGDAD also features sumptuous – and epically ambitious – art direction from legendary production designer William Cameron Menzies. A towering cinematic achievement, the film was recognized by the American Film Institute among the art form’s top ten fantasies of all...

AFI Catalog Spotlight: Anna May Wong

Celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, the AFI Catalog spotlights America’s first female Asian American movie star, Anna May Wong, who spent her career defying racial stereotypes and paving the road for greater diversity in Hollywood. Growing up in Los Angeles’s Chinatown neighborhood, Anna May Wong secretly skipped classes to pursue a different...