History Film / SinbadTheSailor

17th Mar '16 9:19:03 PM Kirayoshi
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* BlasphemousBoast: A downplayed example, when Sinbad reveals his true identity to Shireen; "There is no Allah but Allah, there is no Sinbad but Sinbad."
18th Sep '15 5:40:45 AM jormis29
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-->Daryabar turns out to be a dreadful place, a barren island surrounded by wrecked ships, but in its center stands a beautiful palace inhabited only by a old man, the Aga (Alan Napier) and a single servant. A sudden attack of conscience causes Sinbad to proclaim his true identity and warn the Aga not to give up his treasure but the gold means nothing to the old man and he calmly reveals the treasure overflowing from the vaults below in the basin of a fountain. Jamal and the Emir promptly turn on each other, giving the Aga an opportunity to rescue Sinbad -- who really ''is'' his son -- and Shireen. Together they retake the ship and kill the Emir with Greek fire.

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-->Daryabar turns out to be a dreadful place, a barren island surrounded by wrecked ships, but in its center stands a beautiful palace inhabited only by a old man, the Aga (Alan Napier) and a single servant. A sudden attack of conscience causes Sinbad to proclaim his true identity and warn the Aga not to give up his treasure but the gold means nothing to the old man and he calmly reveals the treasure overflowing from the vaults below in the basin of a fountain. Jamal and the Emir promptly turn on each other, giving the Aga an opportunity to rescue Sinbad -- who really ''is'' his son -- and Shireen. Together they retake the ship and kill the Emir with Greek fire.
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* KillItWithFire: With Greek fire, to be exact.

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* KillItWithFire: With Greek fire, GreekFire, to be exact.
11th Jun '14 10:09:03 AM Kirayoshi
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* TheFaceless: Jamal

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* TheFaceless: JamalJamal. "Faceless, formless, like a genie from a jug."



* FramingDevice: The opening and closing scenes of the movie show Sinbad regaling a skeptical audience of his adventures.

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* FramingDevice: The opening and closing scenes of the movie show Sinbad regaling a skeptical audience of his adventures.
11th Jun '14 10:04:19 AM Kirayoshi
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* FramingDevice: The opening and closing scenes of the movie show Sinbad regaling a skeptical audience of his adventures.
11th Jun '14 9:54:21 AM Kirayoshi
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-->"All the seven voyages are multiplied, like seven echoes returning to the tongue of their master. And what astonishing voyages."

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-->"All the seven voyages are multiplied, like seven echoes returning to the tongue of their master. And what astonishing voyages.""
** Sinbad then goes on [[FramingDevice to tell the tale of his latest voyage to Daryabar,]] and at the end of the movie produces some of the treasures he retrieved from the island, proving that he was indeed telling the truth.
11th Jun '14 9:49:48 AM Kirayoshi
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* TheMunchausen: Sinbad tells the tale of his Second Voyage at the start of the movie, to listeners who have heard it all before:
-->"All the seven voyages are multiplied, like seven echoes returning to the tongue of their master. And what astonishing voyages."
21st Feb '14 1:44:15 AM m8e
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RKO had to scuttle its plan to present this film as a 1946 Christmas-season attraction when a strike at the Technicolor processing plant delayed the making of prints. Needing a black-and-white movie for its 1946 yuletide schedule, RKO chose a film destined to become a holiday perennial: FrankCapra's ''Film/ItsAWonderfulLife''.

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RKO had to scuttle its plan to present this film as a 1946 Christmas-season attraction when a strike at the Technicolor processing plant delayed the making of prints. Needing a black-and-white movie for its 1946 yuletide schedule, RKO chose a film destined to become a holiday perennial: FrankCapra's Creator/FrankCapra's ''Film/ItsAWonderfulLife''.
3rd Dec '13 7:35:36 PM PaulA
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'''''Sinbad the Sailor''''' is a 1947 Technicolor fantasy-{{swashbuckler}} film from RKO, directed by Richard Wallace, and starring Douglas Fairbanks, Jr., Maureen O'Hara, Anthony Quinn, and Walter Slezak. It tells the tale of the "eighth" voyage of Literature/SinbadTheSailor, wherein he discovers the lost treasure of Alexander the Great. The film is notable for its lavish production values, including detailed paintings and models, and for its [[PurpleProse florid pseudo-Arabian dialogue]]. Fairbanks makes an [[BigHam over the top and highly acrobatic]] Sinbad and he looks very fine in his chest-baring shirts and poofy pants. Maureen O'Hara's Shireen is a fine addition to her gallery of haughty princesses and sword-wielding [[PirateGirl pirates]], while Anthony Quinn's Emir Maffi of Daibul is a coldly menacing butcher. George Tobias's Abbu and Walter Slezak's Melik are quirkily amusing. The lush Romantic Hollywood-Arabian score is by Roy Webb.

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'''''Sinbad ''Sinbad the Sailor''''' Sailor'' is a 1947 Technicolor fantasy-{{swashbuckler}} film from RKO, directed by Richard Wallace, and starring Douglas Fairbanks, Jr., Maureen O'Hara, Anthony Quinn, Creator/MaureenOHara, Creator/AnthonyQuinn, and Walter Slezak. It tells the tale of the "eighth" voyage of Literature/SinbadTheSailor, wherein he discovers the lost treasure of Alexander the Great. The film is notable for its lavish production values, including detailed paintings and models, and for its [[PurpleProse florid pseudo-Arabian dialogue]]. Fairbanks makes an [[BigHam over the top and highly acrobatic]] Sinbad and he looks very fine in his chest-baring shirts and poofy pants. Maureen O'Hara's Shireen is a fine addition to her gallery of haughty princesses and sword-wielding [[PirateGirl pirates]], while Anthony Quinn's Emir Maffi of Daibul is a coldly menacing butcher. George Tobias's Abbu and Walter Slezak's Melik are quirkily amusing. The lush Romantic Hollywood-Arabian score is by Roy Webb.
24th Aug '13 11:49:30 AM Viira
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* ArabianNightsDays: The setting, which starts in 8th-9th century Basra, Iraq (probably in the month Sha'ban [[hottip:* : We are told that "this ''is'' the eighth month," and also that "it ''is'' spring."]] between 810 - 813 CE [[hottip:* :because Harun-al-Rashid is reigning in Baghdad]], moves to Daibul (probably Dabhol (or Dabul) on the western coast of India), and ends somewhere to the south of there.

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* ArabianNightsDays: The setting, which starts in 8th-9th century Basra, Iraq (probably in the month Sha'ban [[hottip:* : [[note]] We are told that "this ''is'' the eighth month," and also that "it ''is'' spring."]] "[[/note]] between 810 - 813 CE [[hottip:* :because [[note]]because Harun-al-Rashid is reigning in Baghdad]], Baghdad[[/note]], moves to Daibul (probably Dabhol (or Dabul) on the western coast of India), and ends somewhere to the south of there.
31st Jul '13 3:47:30 PM Regulas314
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Not to be confused with [[PopeyeTheSailorMeetsSindbadTheSailor this most remarkable, extraordinary fellow]].

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Not to be confused with [[PopeyeTheSailorMeetsSindbadTheSailor [[WesternAnimation/PopeyeTheSailorMeetsSindbadTheSailor this most remarkable, extraordinary fellow]].
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