The Adventures and Ali-Baba and the 40 Thieves (1979) - (Dharmendra) Indian Soviet Export film poster
This is a 31" x 47" poster made to promote the 1979 Latif Faiziyev and Umesh Mehra Soviet Export film The Adventures of Ali-Baba and the 40 Thieves [Alibaba Aur chalis Chor] based on a story by Shanti Prakash Bakshi and Boris Saakov and starring Dharmendra as Ali-Baba. The film was made in India and the Soviet Union at Uzbekfilm (USSR) and Eagle Film Studios (India). Plot summary: This is a retelling with modifications of the tale of the same title from the 1001 Nights in which Ali-Baba makes his way into a sealed cave, steals jewels from it, is trapped inside and then confronts 40 thieves intent on killing him.
Cast and crew: Dharmendra, Latif Faiziyev, Umesh Mehra, Shanti Prakash Bakshi, Boris Saakove, Hema Malini, Zeenat Aman, Roland Bykov, Khodjadurda Narliyev, Prem Chopra, Zakir Mukhamedzhanov, Sofiko Chiaureli, Madan Puri, Yakub Akhmedov, Rolan Bykov, Khodzha Durdy Narliyev, Frunze Mkrtchyan, Khamza Umarov, Dzhavlon Khamrayev, Elena Sanaeva, Sanat Divanov