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The Resource The thief of Bagdad : an Arabian Nights fantasy, directed by Raoul Walsh ; scenario by Lotta Woods ; screenplay by Elton Thomas ; produced by Douglas Fairbanks Pictures Corp. ; United Artists

The thief of Bagdad : an Arabian Nights fantasy, directed by Raoul Walsh ; scenario by Lotta Woods ; screenplay by Elton Thomas ; produced by Douglas Fairbanks Pictures Corp. ; United Artists

Label
The thief of Bagdad : an Arabian Nights fantasy
Title
The thief of Bagdad
Title remainder
an Arabian Nights fantasy
Statement of responsibility
directed by Raoul Walsh ; scenario by Lotta Woods ; screenplay by Elton Thomas ; produced by Douglas Fairbanks Pictures Corp. ; United Artists
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Composer
Costume designer
Designer
Director
Director of photography
Film editor
Scenarist
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A carefree pickpocket turns his appealing brand of mischievous thievery toward the attainment of happiness-- and an exotic Princess. The only way he can win either is by retrieving the rarest treasures hidden within the mysterious Orient, a quest that grows more fantastic with every passing thrill
Awards note
National Film Registry selection, 1996.
Cataloging source
VYF
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Thief of Bagdad (Motion picture : 1924)
Credits note
Photographed by Arthur Edeson ; film editor, William Nolan ; production design, William Cameron Menzies ; costume director, Mitchell Leisen ; score compiled by Rodney Sauer and Susan Hall, adapted from the original 1924 cue sheets ; score performed by the Mont Alto Motion Picture Orchestra
Dewey number
791.43/72
Language note
Silent, with English intertitles and musical accompaniment
LC call number
PN1995.75.T45
LC item number
W253
PerformerNote
Douglas Fairbanks, Snitz Edwards, Charles Belcher, Julanne Johnston, Sojin, Anna May Wong, Brandon Hurst, Tote Du Crow, Noble Johnson
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1887-1980
  • 1869-1957
  • 1883-1939
  • 1891-1970
  • 1894-1954
  • 1896-1957
  • 1898-1972
  • 1883-1939
  • 1862-1937
  • 1872-1943
  • 1884-1954
  • 1905-1961
  • 1866-1947
  • 1858-1927
  • 1881-1978
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Walsh, Raoul
  • Woods, Lotta
  • Thomas, Elton
  • Edeson, Arthur
  • Nolan, Bill
  • Menzies, William Cameron
  • Leisen, Mitchell
  • Sauer, Rodney
  • Hall, Susan
  • Fairbanks, Douglas
  • Edwards, Snitz
  • Belcher, Charles
  • Johnston, Julanne
  • Kamiyama, Sōjin
  • Wong, Anna May
  • Hurst, Brandon
  • Du Crow, Tote
  • Johnson, Noble
  • Mont Alto Motion Picture Orchestra
  • Douglas Fairbanks Pictures Company
  • United Artists Corporation
  • Kino International Corporation
Runtime
154
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Arabs
  • Thieves
  • Arabs
  • Thieves
  • Baghdad (Iraq)
  • Baghdad (Iraq)
Technique
live action
Label
The thief of Bagdad : an Arabian Nights fantasy, directed by Raoul Walsh ; scenario by Lotta Woods ; screenplay by Elton Thomas ; produced by Douglas Fairbanks Pictures Corp. ; United Artists
Link
http://www.mrqe.com/lookup?Thief+of+Bagdad,+The+(1924)
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1924
  • Cast & crew credits from container and other sources
  • Also issued as part of the box set: The Douglas Fairbanks collection
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
other
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Special features: Introduction by Orson Welles (5 min.) -- Rare outtake footage (19 min.) -- Matte photography outtakes (1 min.) -- Excerpt from Paul Leni's "Waxworks=Das wachsfigurenkabinett" (c1924, 3 min.) -- Excerpt from Georges Melies's "Arabian nights = Le Palais des Mille et Une Nuits" (c1905, 8 min.) -- "About the score" essay by Rodney Sauer (33 p.) -- Excerpts from the souvenir program book (22 p.)
Control code
976130
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Full screen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (154 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 738329032920
  • 738329033323
Other physical details
sound, color tinted
Publisher number
  • K329
  • K333
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o54832023
  • (OCoLC)54832023
System details
DVD; region 1, NTSC; full screen presentation; digital stereo
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The thief of Bagdad : an Arabian Nights fantasy, directed by Raoul Walsh ; scenario by Lotta Woods ; screenplay by Elton Thomas ; produced by Douglas Fairbanks Pictures Corp. ; United Artists
Link
http://www.mrqe.com/lookup?Thief+of+Bagdad,+The+(1924)
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1924
  • Cast & crew credits from container and other sources
  • Also issued as part of the box set: The Douglas Fairbanks collection
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
other
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Special features: Introduction by Orson Welles (5 min.) -- Rare outtake footage (19 min.) -- Matte photography outtakes (1 min.) -- Excerpt from Paul Leni's "Waxworks=Das wachsfigurenkabinett" (c1924, 3 min.) -- Excerpt from Georges Melies's "Arabian nights = Le Palais des Mille et Une Nuits" (c1905, 8 min.) -- "About the score" essay by Rodney Sauer (33 p.) -- Excerpts from the souvenir program book (22 p.)
Control code
976130
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Full screen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (154 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 738329032920
  • 738329033323
Other physical details
sound, color tinted
Publisher number
  • K329
  • K333
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o54832023
  • (OCoLC)54832023
System details
DVD; region 1, NTSC; full screen presentation; digital stereo
Video recording format
DVD

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