|Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves|
|Directed by|| Chester M. Franklin |
|Produced by||William Fox|
|Written by||Bernard McConville|
|Starring||Georgie Stone |
|Cinematography|| Henry W. Gerrard |
Frank B. Good
|Distributed by||Fox Film|
|November 24, 1918|
Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves is a 1918 American silent adventure film directed by Chester M. Franklin and Sidney Franklin and starring Georgie Stone, Gertrude Messinger and Lewis Sargent.
"Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves" is a folk tale added to the One Thousand and One Nights in the 18th century by its French translator Antoine Galland. As one of the most familiar of the "Arabian Nights" tales, it has been widely retold and performed in many media, especially for children, for whom the more violent aspects of the story are often suppressed.
Popeye the Sailor Meets Ali Baba's Forty Thieves is a two-reel animated cartoon short subject in the Popeye Color Feature series, produced in Technicolor and released to theatres on November 26, 1937 by Paramount Pictures. It was produced by Max Fleischer for Fleischer Studios, Inc. and directed by Dave Fleischer. Willard Bowsky was head animator, with musical supervision by Sammy Timberg. The voice of Popeye is performed by Jack Mercer, with additional voices by Mae Questel as Olive Oyl, Lou Fleischer as J. Wellington Wimpy and Gus Wickie as Abu Hassan.
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