Son Of Ali Baba

  • 1952
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Adventure

Can a streetwise kid from New York make it big in far-off Araby? This satire of the Arabian Nights attempts to answer that question. Jory wants the wealth of ex-thief Ankrum and forces kidnaped princess Laurie to pretend to be a slave girl and go to the home of Ankrum's son, Curtis. She takes up with Curtis, even though she has been promised to the Shah....read more

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Can a streetwise kid from New York make it big in far-off Araby? This satire of the Arabian Nights attempts to answer that question. Jory wants the wealth of ex-thief Ankrum and forces kidnaped princess Laurie to pretend to be a slave girl and go to the home of Ankrum's son, Curtis. She

takes up with Curtis, even though she has been promised to the Shah. By "rescuing" her, Jory will not only gain favor with the Shah, but also secure the treasure. He just hadn't planned on Curtis and his boys giving him so much trouble. There is plenty of sword-banging as Curtis gets both the

treasure and the girl. The movie almost wants to play it straight, but the leading actors can't carry it off without a smirk. The picture abounds with topical gags that contemporary audiences may miss entirely (Farouk--the character played by Lee, who changed his name to Gregg Palmer--was the name

of the recently deposed monarch of Egypt, who had been much in the news). Producer Goldstein parted company with Universal after this picture.

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  • Review: Can a streetwise kid from New York make it big in far-off Araby? This satire of the Arabian Nights attempts to answer that question. Jory wants the wealth of ex-thief Ankrum and forces kidnaped princess Laurie to pretend to be a slave girl and go to the ho… (more)

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