Sinbad the Sailor

Sinbad the Sailor

Director: Richard Wallace

Cast: Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Maureen O'Hara, Walter Slezak

     
 

In the RKO swashbuckler Sinbad the Sailor, Douglas Fairbanks Jr. nostalgically emulates his famous father. The first seven voyages of Sinbad have come and gone: now he is on an eighth mission, in search of the island where Alexander the Great allegedly hid his treasure. Participants in the proceedings are the incredibly gorgeous Maureen O'Hara as a feistySee more details below

Overview

In the RKO swashbuckler Sinbad the Sailor, Douglas Fairbanks Jr. nostalgically emulates his famous father. The first seven voyages of Sinbad have come and gone: now he is on an eighth mission, in search of the island where Alexander the Great allegedly hid his treasure. Participants in the proceedings are the incredibly gorgeous Maureen O'Hara as a feisty princess, Walter Slezak as a duplicitous green-skinned barber, George Tobias and Mike Mazurki as two of Sinbad's faithful seamen, and Anthony Quinn as the villain of villains, who meets a suitably fiery demise. If the plot seems well nigh impossible to follow at times, you can always wallow in the splendiferous Technicolor and the eye-popping stunt work of Douglas Fairbanks Jr. (and, it must be admitted, his uncredited stunt double). Budgeted at nearly $3 million, Sinbad the Sailor was one of the few postwar RKO flicks to post a profit.

Product Details

Release Date:
11/06/2012
UPC:
0883316676837
Original Release:
1947
Rating:
NR
Source:
Warner Archives
Region Code:
0
Time:
1:56:00
Sales rank:
21,809

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Douglas Fairbanks Sinbad
Maureen O'Hara Shireen
Walter Slezak Melik/Jamal
Anthony Quinn Emir
Jane Greer Pirouze
George Tobias Sabu
Mike Mazurki Yusuf
Sheldon Leonard Auctioneer
Alan Napier Aga
John Miljan Moga
Barry Mitchell Muallin
Eddie Abdo Actor
Billy Bletcher Crier
Norma Brown Actor
Ann Cameron Actor
George Chandler Commoner
Gordon B. Clark Actor
Wade Crosby Soldier
Paul Guilfoyle Camel Drover
Chuck Hamilton Merchant
Harry Harvey Crier at Execution
Jamiel Hasson Actor
Louis Jean Heydt Mercenary
David Kashner Actor
Cy Kendall Kahn of Basra
George Lloyd Lancer Guard
Al Murphy Actor
Hugh Prosser Captain of the Guard
Norbert Schiller Timekeeper
Bill Shannon Actor
Charles Soldani Actor
Charles Stevens Actor
Glenn Strange Slave Master
Nick Thompson Beggar on Street
Max Wagner Assistant Overseer
Philip Warren Actor
Ben Welden Porter
Brad Dexter Muallin
Vonne Lester Dancing Girl

Technical Credits
Richard Wallace Director
Stephen Ames Producer
Constantin Bakaleinikoff Score Composer,Musical Direction/Supervision
George Barnes Cinematographer
Gordon Bau Makeup
Claude E. Carpenter Set Decoration/Design
Carroll Clark Art Director
Albert S. D'Agostino Art Director
Frank Doyle Editor
Dwight Franklin Costumes/Costume Designer
Clem Portman Sound/Sound Designer
Lloyd Richards Asst. Director
Darrell Silvera Set Decoration/Design
Edward Stevenson Costumes/Costume Designer
Sherman Todd Editor
John Twist Screenwriter
Derek N. Twist Screenwriter
Vernon Walker Special Effects
Roy Webb Score Composer
Harold E. Wellman Special Effects
George Worthing Yates Original Story

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