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Kismet (1930)

Hajj, a rascally beggar on the periphery of the court of Baghdad, schemes to marry his daughter to royalty and to win the heart of the queen of the castle himself.

Writers:

Edward Knoblock (play), Howard Estabrook (adaptation)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Otis Skinner ... Hajj
Loretta Young ... Marsinah
David Manners ... Caliph Abdallah
Sidney Blackmer ... Wazir Mansur
Mary Duncan ... Zeleekha
Montagu Love ... The Jailer
Ford Sterling ... Amru
Theodore von Eltz ... The Guide Nazir
John St. Polis ... The Imam Mahmud
Edmund Breese ... Jawan
Blanche Friderici ... Narjis (as Blanche Frederici)
Richard Carlyle Richard Carlyle ... The Muezzin
John Sheehan ... Kazim
Otto Hoffman ... Azaf
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Storyline

Hajj, a rascally beggar on the periphery of the court of Baghdad, schemes to marry his daughter to royalty and to win the heart of the queen of the castle himself. Written by Jim Beaver <jumblejim@prodigy.net>

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Beggar by Trade. King by Inclination. Honors no Woman. Trusts no man. No Harem wanted a greater ravisher of its beautiful women. No favorite wife succumbed to more eloquent charms than OTIS SKINNER'S as he lifts the seventh veil of majestic grandeur and indefinable ecstasy in KISMET (Pronounced Kiss-met) (Print Ad- New York Evening Post, ((New York NY)) 29 October 1930) See more »


Certificate:

Passed | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 October 1930 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Vingança do Califa See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Vitaphone (Western Electric Sound System)

Color:

Black and White | Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Some silent home movie footage taken during the production of this film has survived and was uploaded to Youtube in December 2010. See more »

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