Bagdad (film)

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Directed by Charles Lamont
Produced by Robert Arthur
Written by Robert Hardy Andrews
Cinematography Russell Metty
Edited by Russell Schoengarth
Distributed by Universal Pictures
Running time
80 minutes
Language English

Bagdad is a 1949 adventure film starring Maureen O'Hara, Paul Hubschmid, and Vincent Price.


It tells the story of a Bedouin princess (Maureen O'Hara) who returns to Baghdad after being educated in England. She finds that her father has been murdered by a group of renegades. She is hosted by the Pasha (Vincent Price), the corrupt representative of the national government. She is also courted by Prince Hassan (Paul Hubschmid), who is falsely accused of the murder. The plot revolves around her attempts to bring the killer to justice while being courted by the Pasha.[1][2][3]

The film was directed by Charles Lamont and included choreography by Lester Horton and Bella Lewitzky.


The film was originally meant to star Yvonne de Carlo.[4]


  1. ^ "Bagdad(1949)". Retrieved 6 October 2013. 
  2. ^ "Bagdad:Overview". Retrieved 6 October 2013. 
  3. ^ "Bagdad (1949)". Retrieved 6 October 2013. 
  4. ^ MOVIELAND BRIEFS Los Angeles Times (1923-Current File) [Los Angeles, Calif] 04 Apr 1949: B7.

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