The Thief of Bagdad (1924)
Approved | 155 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy | 23 March 1924 (USA)
A recalcitrant thief vies with a duplicitous Mongol ruler for the hand of a beautiful princess.
Director: Raoul Walsh
Writers: Lotta Woods (scenario editor), Douglas Fairbanks (story) (as Elton Thomas) , 2 more credits »
Stars: Douglas Fairbanks, Julanne Johnston, Snitz Edwards
Synopsis by Janiss Garza
Douglas Fairbanks is at his most graceful and charismatic in one of the classic silent films of the 1920s. As the thief of Baghdad, his movements are dance-like -- nothing like the athletics he performed in most of his other films. In this Arabian take, the thief ignores the holy teachings and sneaks into the palace of the Caliph (Brandon Hurst). All thoughts of robbery slip away, however, when he sees the beautiful princess (Julanne Johnston). Princes have come from many faraway lands to win ... View All »