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The Magic Carpet (1951)

Approved | | Action, Adventure, Fantasy | 10 March 1952 (Sweden)
Abdullah (John Agar)has reached manhood as the son of a physician without knowing he is the true Caliph of Islam. Stirred by the conditions in his country, he infiltrates the palace and ... See full summary »

Director:

Lew Landers

Writer:

David Mathews (original screenplay)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Lucille Ball ... Princess Narah
John Agar ... Abdullah al Husan / Dr. Ramoth / The Scarlet Falcon
Patricia Medina ... Lida
George Tobias ... Razi
Raymond Burr ... Boreg
Gregory Gaye ... Caliph Ali
Rick Vallin ... Abdul
Jo Gilbert Jo Gilbert ... Maras
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Gary Klein Gary Klein ... Baby (as Gary Katzman)
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Storyline

Abdullah (John Agar)has reached manhood as the son of a physician without knowing he is the true Caliph of Islam. Stirred by the conditions in his country, he infiltrates the palace and plans a rebellion. Princess Narah (Lucille Ball), sister of the fake ruler, is attracted to him until she learns he plans a revolt of the people. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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A World of Wonders! A Land of Love!


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 March 1952 (Sweden) See more »

Also Known As:

Der rote Falke von Bagdad See more »

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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound System)

Color:

Color (Supercinecolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Lucille Ball was pregnant during filming. See more »

Quotes

Princess Narah: You would not put a princess in the dungeon?
Abdullah al Husan: I wouldn't if she were a princess.
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Connections

Featured in The Lady with the Torch (1999) See more »

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A Total Waste Of Time
2 November 1999 | by michael-248See all my reviews

This low budget adventure stars John Agar, Raymond Burr of TV's Perry Mason, and a very pregnant Lucille Ball The poor production values used to make this movie give it the look of a Technicolor, Three Stooges episode. It's really too bad I would have enjoyed a good Arabian Adventure, starring Lucille Ball!


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