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The Resource The thief of Bagdad : an Arabian fantasy, Janus Films ; Alexander Korda presents ; screenplay and dialogue by Miles Malleson ; scenario by Lajos Biro ; directed by Ludwig Berger, Michael Powell and Tim Whelan ; produced by Alexander Korda ; distributed by United Artists, (videorecording)

The thief of Bagdad : an Arabian fantasy, Janus Films ; Alexander Korda presents ; screenplay and dialogue by Miles Malleson ; scenario by Lajos Biro ; directed by Ludwig Berger, Michael Powell and Tim Whelan ; produced by Alexander Korda ; distributed by United Artists, (videorecording)

Label
The thief of Bagdad : an Arabian fantasy
Title
The thief of Bagdad
Title remainder
an Arabian fantasy
Statement of responsibility
Janus Films ; Alexander Korda presents ; screenplay and dialogue by Miles Malleson ; scenario by Lajos Biro ; directed by Ludwig Berger, Michael Powell and Tim Whelan ; produced by Alexander Korda ; distributed by United Artists
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Prince Ahmad joins forces with the thief Abu to win back his royal position from the nefarious Jaffar, as well as the heart of a beautiful princess. Includes a restored digital transfer and many special features
Related
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Chief photographer, George Perinal ; special effects director, Lawrence Butler ; editor, Charles Crichton ; musical score and songs, Miklos Rozsa ; film editing, Charles Crichton ; musical director, Muir Mathieson ; costume designers, Oliver Messel, John Armstrong, Marcel Vertes ; production designer, Vincent Korda
Intended audience
Rating: Not rated
Language note
English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
PerformerNote
Conrad Veidt, Sabu, June Duprez, John Justin, Rex Ingram, Miles Malleson, Morton Selten, Mary Morris, Bruce Winston, Hay Petrie, Adelaide Hall, Roy Emerton, Allan Jeayes
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1893-1943
  • 1924-1963
  • 1918-1984
  • 1917-2002
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Veidt, Conrad
  • Sabu
  • Duprez, June
  • Justin, John
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
106
Series statement
Criterion collection DVD videodiscs
Series volume
431
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Thieves
  • Princesses
  • Princes
  • Baghdad (Iraq)
Technique
live action
Label
The thief of Bagdad : an Arabian fantasy, Janus Films ; Alexander Korda presents ; screenplay and dialogue by Miles Malleson ; scenario by Lajos Biro ; directed by Ludwig Berger, Michael Powell and Tim Whelan ; produced by Alexander Korda ; distributed by United Artists, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1940
  • Special features: Disc one: New digital transfer, from restored film elements; two audio commentaries, one with directors Francis Ford Coppola and Martin Scorsese, the other with film and music historian Bruce Eder; optional music and effects tracks; theatrical trailer ; Disc two: "Visual effects," a documentary about the technical achievement of The thief of Badgad, featuring interviews with special-effects masters Ray Harryhausen, Dennis Muren and Craig Barron; "The lion has wings" (1940), producer Alexander Korda's propaganda film for the English war effort; excerpts from codirector Michael Powell's audio dictations for his autobiography; excerpts from a 1976 radio interview with composer Miklo?s Ro?zsa; stills gallery featuring images of the film's production and photos shot in Dufaycolor; booklet featuring new essays by film scholars Andrew Moor and Ian Christie
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn212382901
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
DVD edition ; Special edition ; Fullscreen edition.
Extent
2 videodiscs (106 min.)
Isbn
9781604650426
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
SCI-FI 791.4367 THIEF ; P ; XX-D ; 2DVD/1AW ; SCI-FI/Fantasy ; SA ; Col. ; CC ; D02 ; YVN0806MW215.
Other control number
  • 715515029926
  • 00715515029926
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
CC1754
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 212382901
  • (Sirsi) 212382901
  • (OCoLC)212382901
System details
DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono., NTSC
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The thief of Bagdad : an Arabian fantasy, Janus Films ; Alexander Korda presents ; screenplay and dialogue by Miles Malleson ; scenario by Lajos Biro ; directed by Ludwig Berger, Michael Powell and Tim Whelan ; produced by Alexander Korda ; distributed by United Artists, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1940
  • Special features: Disc one: New digital transfer, from restored film elements; two audio commentaries, one with directors Francis Ford Coppola and Martin Scorsese, the other with film and music historian Bruce Eder; optional music and effects tracks; theatrical trailer ; Disc two: "Visual effects," a documentary about the technical achievement of The thief of Badgad, featuring interviews with special-effects masters Ray Harryhausen, Dennis Muren and Craig Barron; "The lion has wings" (1940), producer Alexander Korda's propaganda film for the English war effort; excerpts from codirector Michael Powell's audio dictations for his autobiography; excerpts from a 1976 radio interview with composer Miklo?s Ro?zsa; stills gallery featuring images of the film's production and photos shot in Dufaycolor; booklet featuring new essays by film scholars Andrew Moor and Ian Christie
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn212382901
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
DVD edition ; Special edition ; Fullscreen edition.
Extent
2 videodiscs (106 min.)
Isbn
9781604650426
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
SCI-FI 791.4367 THIEF ; P ; XX-D ; 2DVD/1AW ; SCI-FI/Fantasy ; SA ; Col. ; CC ; D02 ; YVN0806MW215.
Other control number
  • 715515029926
  • 00715515029926
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
CC1754
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 212382901
  • (Sirsi) 212382901
  • (OCoLC)212382901
System details
DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono., NTSC
Video recording format
DVD

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