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Movies: "Thief of Baghdad" with Steve Reeves

Aug. 15, 1961 - Opening in local theatres today is "Thief of Baghdad," an Italian-made costume fantasy with Steve Reeves (center). The color film, dubbed into English, was produced by Joseph E. Levine and directed by Arthur Lubin. In the time of the Arabian Nights, the city of Baghdad is ruled by Sultan Ali Bajazeth but actually controlled by the scheming Grand Vizier Ghamal. The poor of Baghdad are aided by Karim (Reeves), the Thief of Baghdad.


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