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Arabian Adventure (1979)

An evil magician seeks to gain power by obtaining a magic rose. A peasant boy and a Prince join forces to stop him.

Director:

Kevin Connor

Writer:

Brian Hayles (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Christopher Lee ... Alquazar
Milo O'Shea ... Khasim
Oliver Tobias ... Prince Hasan
Emma Samms ... Princess Zuleira
Puneet Sira Puneet Sira ... Majeed
John Wyman ... Bahloul
John Ratzenberger ... Achmed
Shane Rimmer ... Abu
Hal Galili ... Asaf
Elisabeth Welch Elisabeth Welch ... Beggarwoman (as Elizabeth Welch)
Suzanne Danielle ... Eastern Dancer
Art Malik ... Mamhoud (as Athar Malik)
Jacob Witkin Jacob Witkin ... Omar, the Goldsmith
Milton Reid ... Jinnee
Cengiz Saner Cengiz Saner ... Mauve Gang - Abdulla
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Storyline

An evil magician seeks to gain power by obtaining a magic rose. A peasant boy and a Prince join forces to stop him.

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Taglines:

Soar into a Magical World of Action, Excitement and Enchantment! See more »

Genres:

Fantasy | Adventure

Certificate:

G | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 July 1979 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Majic and the Empire of Evil See more »

Filming Locations:

Scotland, UK See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

GBP4,000,000 (estimated)
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby (uncredited)

Color:

Color (Colour by)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Peter Cushing, Capucine and Mickey Rooney all receive 'Special Guest Appearances' credits' See more »

Crazy Credits

Opening credits start out with the title on the front cover of a thick hard backed book opened by a hand with the first page listing A John Dark-Kevin Connor Production. See more »

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Enjoyable Tosh!
16 August 2019 | by ProgFanMikeSee all my reviews

As others have commented this is essentially a children's/family friendly film but without all the Disney saccharine or annoying American accents.

Admittedly the plot is a bit threadbare and predictable, and the script is below par, but the action rattles along, and the actors seem to be enjoying themselves. Plus the sets, locations, and styling are top notch... and everything is visually stunning.

There are much worse ways of killing a couple of hours.


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