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Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp
Also known as {Aladdin and His Lamp}, {Aladdin and His Wonderful Lamp}
(1917) American
B&W : Eight reels
Directed by Chester M. Franklin and Sidney A. Franklin (Sidney Franklin)

Cast: Francis Carpenter [Aladdin], Fred Turner [Mustapha, the tailor], Virginia Lee Corbin [Princess Badr al-Budur], Alfred Paget [the sultan], Violet Radcliffe [Al-Talib], Buddy Messinger [Al-Talib’s evil spirit], Lewis Sargent [Macist], Gertrude Messinger [Yasmini, a lady-in-waiting], Marie Messinger [dancing girl], Carmen De Rue [dancing girl], Raymond Lee [a boy of the street], Lloyd Perl [a boy of the street], Joseph Singleton [Muezzin], Elmo Lincoln [the genie]

Fox Film Corporation production; distributed by Fox Film Corporation [A Fox Kiddies Feature; Fox Standard Pictures]. / Scenario by Bernard McConville. Presented by William Fox. / © 24 September 1917 by William Fox [LP11481]. Released 14 October 1917. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format.

Drama: Adventure-Fantasy.

Survival status: Prints exist in private film collections [16mm reduction positives] : The film may only survive in an abbreviated four-reel synchronized sound version.

Current rights holder: Public domain.

Keywords: Crime: Abductions, Kidnapping, Theft - Deserts - Families: Father-daughter relationships - Magic: Magic lamps - Marriages (Arranged) - Nobility: Sultans - Rescues

Listing updated: 16 September 2015.

References: Lee-Not p. 80; Limbacher-Feature p. 5; Slide-FineArts p. 76 : ClasIm-240 p. 45 : Website-AFI.

Home video: DVD.

 
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