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Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves

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Ali Baba and the Forthy Thieves

Ali Baba and the Forthy Thieves. Produced by Paul Malvern. United Stated, 1944. English with Chinese and Indonesian subtitles. Color, 90 minutes. DVD.

This film starring Dominican-born Hollywood icon Maria Montez--known as the Queen of Technicolor--is an exotic action packed adventure filled with love, revenge and betrayal based on the One Thousand and One Nights Middle Eastern folk tales.