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    The Thief of Bagdad (United Artists, 1946). First Post-War Release French Grande (46.5" X 63").
    This Technicolor classic stars John Justin as Prince Ahmad, Conrad Veidt as the scheming Jaffar, and Sabu as Abu, the wily thief who saves the day. Ahmad, the rightful King of Bagdad, is blinded and thrown into a dungeon where he meets up with Abu. The duo escape and set about wonderful adventures that include all the elements of classic Arabian Nights tales, including a flying carpet, a genie (Rex Ingram), and of course, a beautiful princess (played by June Duprez). This is the first French grande Heritage has offered, which features artwork by "RM." The black lines are slightly off registration, and a faint stain can be seen in the right border. Touchup was applied to small paper loss at the bottom horizontal fold and upper vertical fold, and pinholes in the borders. Fine/Very Fine on Linen.


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    Auction Dates
    July, 2014
    19th-20th Saturday-Sunday
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