This spellbinding collection includes 8 classic retellings of the beloved Aladdin stories all based on the classic Arabian Nights folk tales!
A Thousand and One Nights – 1945
When Aladdin (Cornel Wilde) becomes smitten with Princess Armina (Adele Jergens), his attempts to woo her are met with threats from her father, a sinister sultan (Dennis Hoey). After finding a magical lamp, Aladdin, accompanied by his wacky sidekick Abdullah (Phil Silvers), conjures up a lovely genie (Evelyn Keyes) who aids him in his quest to win the hand of the princess.
1001 Arabian Nights – 1959
In this animated retelling of the classic tale, Abdul Aziz Magoo -- an ancestor of Mr. Magoo -- is the lamp-selling uncle of Aladdin. Tired of his nephew's laziness, Abdul insists that Aladdin find a wife. To his uncle's surprise, Aladdin falls in love with the beautiful Princess Yasminda.
The Magic Carpet – 1951
Arabian Nights-type of tale stars Agar as a deposed prince trying to free his people from the evil rule of the caliph and his vizier, played by Burr. Agar enlists the aid of harem girl Lucille Ball and together they win back the province, while zipping around on a flying carpet.
Arabian Nights – 2000 TV Mini-Series
This lavish production brings to life some of the most timeless fables to come down through the ages. Mind-blowing adventure and extraordinary special effects set against the backdrop of mysterious Arabia make this an exhilarating trip through the grandest adventures of all time.
Aladdin – 1990 TV Musical Adaptation
This musical version of ALADDIN is based on a popular stage production of the fairytale which restores the locale to it's original Chinese roots has Aladdin discovering the lamp with the help of a scheming old magician who aims to exploit it's magic for his own ends. The lamp contains a Genie (Barry Bostwick) who bestows upon Aladdin the riches he requires in order to marry lovely Princess Mei-Ling (Susan Egan).
Mr. Piper and the Story of Ali Baba – 1963 Cartoon
The tale of Ali Baba from One Thousand and One Nights where a poor wood cutter discovers the gold treasure of 40 thieves. Seeking revenge, they try to kill Ali Baba but his wife outsmarts them. Open Sesame!
Popeye Meets Aladdin and His Wonderful Lamp – 1939 Cartoon
Olive has a job at Surprise Pictures as a script girl when she dreams up a story of Popeye in the Aladdin tale.
Features the following stars: Cornel Wilde, Evelyn Keyes, Phil Silvers, Jim Backus, Hans Conried, Lucille Ball, John Agar, Barry Bostwick, Susan Egan, Alan Bates, John Leguizamo, Doughray Scott, Rufus Sewell
Cornel Wilde, Evelyn Keyes, Phil Silvers, Jim Backus, Hans Conried, Lucille Ball, John Agar
Barry Bostwick, Susan Egan, Alan Bates, John Leguizamo, Doughray Scott, Rufus Sewell