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Ali Baba and the Fourty Thieves

Ali Baba and the Fourty Thieves

A Feature film by Jacques Becker

Produced by Les Films du Cyclope

Release in France : 20/12/1954

    Synopsis

    Rich oriental lord Cassim's cheeky servant Ali Baba was sent to buy a meaty girl-slave, but brings dancer Morgiane, whom he is enamored with. When he's part of a caravan robbed by Abdel's 40 thieves, Ali hides in a camel hive and thus learns the secret of Sesame cave. With stolen loot he buys Morgiane and his own residence for him and beggar friends. Cassim not only gets him drunk to learn his secret gold source but also plans to rob him at the grand wedding with Morgiane. But Abdel observed them too and invites his 40 robbers.

    Actors (12)

    Production and distribution (3)

    Executive Producer :

    Les Films du Cyclope

    French distribution :

    Cinédis

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    Tamasa Distribution

    TV Broadcasts: Cumulative total

    TV broadcasts: details by country

    Full credits (11)

    Assistant directors :

    Jean Becker, Jean-François Hauduroy, Marc Maurette

    Producers :

    Adry De Carbuccia, Roland Girard

    Director of Photography :

    Robert Lefebvre

    Editor :

    Marguerite Houllé-Renoir

    Music Composer :

    Paul Misraki

    Costume designer :

    Jacqueline Moreau

    Adapters/dialogue writers :

    Jacques Becker, Marc Maurette, Maurice Griffe, André Tabet

    Screenwriter :

    Cesare Zavattini

    Sound Recordist :

    Pierre Calvet

    Continuity supervisor :

    Charlotte Lefèvre-Pecqueux

    Production Designer :

    Georges Wakhevitch

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Sub-genre :

    Adventure

    Production language :

    French

    Production country :

    France

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Nationality :

    100% French (France)

    Production year :

    1953

    French release :

    20/12/1954

    Runtime :

    1 h 32 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Visa number :

    15613

    Visa issue date :

    08/12/1954

    Approval :

    Unknown

    Color type :

    Color

    Aspect ratio :

    1.37

    Audio format :

    Mono