Perhaps the most splendid fantasy film ever made. Alexander Korda produced, Michael Powell and five others directed this breathtaking attempt to capture The Arabian Nights
on film. An early example of outstanding Technicolor work, this became a cult favorite among young Hollywood directors
of the 1970s such as Francis Coppola and George Lucas. The special effects, though quaint by today's standards, still deliver the goods. This lively collection of incidents from the Arabian Nights fables makes most modern fantasy blockbusters look anemic in comparison.
Abu (Sabu), a charming street urchin, is thrown into a Bagdad dungeon for thievery. Before long, Princ...