Arabian Nights (1942)

Arabian Nights (1942)

Released: 1942
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Genre
Director: John Rawlins
Starring: Sabu, Maria Montez, Jon Hall, ,
Run time: 86 min
IMDb: 6.2/10
Country: USA
Views: 58987

Synopsis

Storyline:
Dancer Scheherazade was told by the stars that she will become wife of the caliph in Bagdad. She tells Kamar, brother of caliph Haroun. He planned a coup d’etat, which failed at first, but supported by the wazir he finally succeeds. Haroun is injured and gets help from Ahmad’s actor troupe, where he is nursed by Scheherazade, who doesn’t recognize him. When she hears that Kamar is looking for her she goes to him, but is sold with the complete troupe of actors to slavery. They’re able to escape, but Haroun is still in danger. To save him, Scheherazade agrees to poison Kamar, but Haroun tries to establish his rulership first.
Written by
Stephan Eichenberg <[email protected]>
User Reviews: I do not understand why the video movie pack shows John Hall when really movie 80% begin to Maria Montez and 20% to Sabu. The story (Boardman and Hogan), an inoffensive comedy in the orientalism way from the 40′, the same that decorates and costumes. Very caracterist in that Hollywood era. Splendid technicolor and adequate music from Frank Skinner.

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Public on February 23, 2019

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