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Secret Cinema: The Thief of Baghdad

Penn Museum

  • Wednesday October 19th 2011

Experience film as it was at the birth of modern cinema with a special screening of The Thief of Baghdad, featuring live musical accompaniment by Don Kinnier. Douglas Fairbanks plays the ever-sunny Ahmed the Thief, who attempts to steal the heart of a beautiful princess in this opulent fantasy/adventure based on the Arabian Nights stories. The Secret Cinema is known for presenting classic films of all genres, from B-films to mega-budget Hollywood classics to obscure shorts, always in 16mm film—never video! This is the second in a series of films curated by Jay Schwartz, founder of Secret Cinema, specifically for the Penn Museum. Join us for unique adventures in foreign lands, and free popcorn!

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