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 time.
THE THIEF OF BAGDAD (1924) – AFI Movie Club
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