Arabian Nightsby karljhickey14 | created - 05 Nov 2016 | updated - 23 Oct 2017 | Public
Hollywood B Movies of the 40s and 50s set in an Arabian never - never land . Historical accuracy not included . Key players - Jon Hall , Rock Hudson , Tony Curtis , Maureen O'Hara , Yvonne De Carlo , Sabu , Paulette Goddard Included are a few of the cheaper biblical films , which used most of the same sets and costumes .
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1. Arabian Nights (1942)
Approved | 86 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
The caliph of Baghdad must go into hiding with a group of traveling performers when his brother usurps the throne. Both brothers desire a beautiful dancing girl, who is torn between power and true love.
Votes: 1,122 | Gross: $3.71M
2. The Golden Blade (1953)
Approved | 81 min | Adventure
Basra merchant Harun Al-Rashid avenges his father's murder in this adventure set in ancient Bagdad and inspired from the Arabic fairy tales of One Thousand and One Nights.
3. Omar Khayyam (1957)
Not Rated | 101 min | Adventure, Biography, Romance
During the 11th century, Persian poet Omar Khayyam's lover marries the Shah but the Shah, whose life is threatened by a sect of assassins, appoints Omar royal advisor.
4. The 7th Voyage of Sinbad (1958)
G | 88 min | Action, Adventure, Family
When a princess is shrunken by an evil wizard, Sinbad must undertake a quest to an island of monsters to cure her and prevent a war.
Votes: 10,503 | Gross: $6.98M
5. Sinbad, the Sailor (1947)
Approved | 116 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
In medieval Persia, during the rule of Caliph Harun-Al-Rashid, Sinbad the Sailor boasts about his latest adventures to his friends.
7. Kismet (1944)
Passed | 100 min | Adventure, Fantasy
In ancient Bagdad, Hafiz is a beggar - self coined the King of Beggars - and a master of the slight of hand. He often likes to wander the streets late at night pretending to be a Prince, ... See full summary »
9. Bagdad (1949)
Passed | 82 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
An English-educated Bedouin princess returns to Bagdad to find her father murdered, a corrupt ruling Pasha in charge and various local factions warring for control of the Caliphate.
12. The Thief of Bagdad (1940)
Not Rated | 106 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
After being tricked and cast out of Bagdad by the evil Jaffar, King Ahmad joins forces with a thief named Abu to reclaim his throne, the city, and the Princess he loves.
Votes: 10,789 | Gross: $0.27M
13. Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves (1944)
Approved | 87 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
A boy prince, raised by forty thieves, takes revenge on the Mongol invaders who murdered his father and stole his kingdom.
14. Babes in Bagdad (1952)
Approved | 79 min | Comedy
Hassan, the Kadi of Bagdad, has a harem housing twelve beauties, but concentrates his attention on Zohara. A newcomer, Kyra, introduces rebellion into the by the unheard of act of ... See full summary »
15. Sins of Jezebel (1953)
Approved | 74 min | Drama, History
The aging Ahab, king of Israel, comes under the influence of a young and beautiful but scheming pagan woman named Jezebel and, against the advice of his advisers and the prophet Elijah, ... See full summary »
16. Yankee Pasha (1954)
Approved | 84 min | Adventure, Romance
In 1800, trapper Jason Starbuck falls for Massachusetts girl Roxana but has to rescue her from slavery when sea pirates capture Roxana and sell her to a Moroccan harem.
Votes: 157 | Gross: $1.25M
17. The Adventures of Hajji Baba (1954)
Approved | 94 min | Action, Adventure, Romance
In Ispahan, Persia, Hajji Baba is leaving his father's shop to seek a greater fortune, while the Princess Fawzia is trying to talk her father, the Caliph into giving her in marriage to ... See full summary »
18. Son of Ali Baba (1952)
Unrated | 75 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Kashma Baba, the son of the famed Baghdad thief Ali Baba is a cadet in a medieval Persian military academy where he runs afoul of his rival Hussein, the evil Caliph's son.
19. The Prince Who Was a Thief (1951)
Approved | 88 min | Adventure
In 13th-century Tangiers, regent Mustapha hires a paid assassin to kill baby Prince Hussein in order to usurp his throne but the assassin has second thoughts and steals the baby for himself.
20. Slaves of Babylon (1953)
Approved | 82 min | Adventure, Drama, History
In ancient times, a Jew is instrumental in the crowning of a new Median-Persian king who, in return, conquers Babylon and frees all the Jewish slaves.
22. Princess of the Nile (1954)
Approved | 71 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
In 1249, an Egyptian princess allies herself with the son of the Caliph of Baghdad in order to rid Egypt of its Bedouin invaders.
23. The Wizard of Baghdad (1960)
Approved | 92 min | Comedy
A genie turned mortal after his many failures is sent to Baghdad. As his last chance to prove himself he must help a prince and princess fulfill a prophecy.
25. The Magic Carpet (1951)
Approved | 84 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Abdullah (John Agar)has reached manhood as the son of a physician without knowing he is the true Caliph of Islam. Stirred by the conditions in his country, he infiltrates the palace and ... See full summary »
27. The Veils of Bagdad (1953)
Approved | 82 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
The Ottoman leadership entrusts Antar with the task of preventing the Pasha of Bagdad from using local leader Mustapha's united hill tribes against the Ottoman Sultan.