U certificateThe Thief of Bagdad is a Film programme that first aired in 1940 and has been classified a U certificate.

The Thief of Bagdad is a 4 star programme

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The Thief of Bagdad (1940)

Directed by
Ludwig Berger
Michael Powell

Classic fantasy adventure about an evil magician, Jaffar, who's intent on usurping the King and claiming the princess as his own. On his quest he meets Abu, a great thief of Bagdad, and together they set out on a series of adventures together.

Written by ,

Genre: Film

Running Time: 110 minutes (approx)

Production Year: 1940

4/5 Stars

Classification: U Certificate

Production Country: UK

Filmed in Colour


Conrad Veidt...Jaffar of Bagdad
June Duprez...Princess
John Justin...Ahmad
Rex Ingram...Genie
Miles Malleson...Sultan of Basra
Morton Selten...Old King
Mary Morris...Halima/Animated Statue
Bruce Winston...Merchant
Hay Petrie...Astrologer
Adelaide Hall...Singer with Princess
Roy Emerton...Jailer
Allan Jeayes...Narrator