Sunday, November 9, 2014

Thief of Baghdad (R1974) - (Sabu) Egyptian one-sheet

The Thief of Baghdad (R1974) - (Sabu) Egyptian one-sheet poster

This is an Egyptian poster printed by al-Nasr printers of Cairo to promote a 1974 rerelease of the 1940 Ludwig Berger and Michael Powell film The Thief of Baghdad based on a screenplay by Miles Malleson and starring Sabu as Abu the thief. Plot summary: Prince Ahmad [John Justin], the blinded and forsaken rightful king of Baghdad, is unjustly imprisoned; while in captivity he meets the thief Abu, who has also been imprisoned. The two of them find a way to escape the prison and embark upon a series of fantastic adventures.

Cast and crew: Sabu, Conrad Veidt, June Duprez, Ludwig Berger, Michael Powell, John Justin, Rex Ingram, Miles Malleson, Michael Powell, Morton Selten, Mary Morris, Bruce Winston, Hay Petrie, Adelaide Hall, Roy Emerton, Alan Jeayes

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