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|Document Type:||Visual material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Aleksandr Sergeevich Pushkin; Rudolph Valentino; Clarence Brown; Banky Vilma; Louise Dresser; Raoul Walsh; Douglas Fairbanks; Snitz Edwards; Madacy Entertainment Group.
|Notes:||Recorded in EP mode.
Silent film with music and English subtitles.
Videocassette release of the 1925 (The eagle) and 1924 (The thief of Bagdad) silent films.
First work based on a story by Alexander Pushkin; 2nd work based on the Thousand and One Tales of the Arabian Nights.
|Credits:||Directed by Clarence Brown (1st work); and Raoul Walsh (2nd work); musical score by Carl Davis (2nd work).|
|Cast:||The eagle: Rudolph Valentino, Vilma Banky, Louise Dresser, George Nichols, James Marcus; The thief of Bagdad: Douglas Fairbanks, Sr., Snitz Edwards, Charles Belcher, Anna May Wong, Etta Lee, Brandon Hurst.|
|Description:||2 videocassettes (230 min.) : si., b&w ; 1/2 in.|
|Contents:||Vol. 1. The eagle (77 min.) --
Vol. 2. The thief of Bagdad (153 min.).
|Series Title:||Hollywood silent classics|
|Other Titles:||Thief of Baghdad|
The thief of Bagdad: A mischievous thief, aided by a genie's magic, tries to outwit the evil ruler of Bagdad. The hero is reformed from his evil ways by the sight of a princess, the daughter of the Caliph. She is to marry one of three princes who bring back to her the rarest treasure. One of the suitors plots to raise an army and capture Bagdad. Our hero goes on a journey to find his birthright, later returning to fight for his lovely princess.