The Wonders of Aladdin

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The Wonders of Aladdin
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Directed by Mario Bava
Henry Levin
Produced by Joseph E. Levine
Massimo Patrizi
Written by Luther Davis
Franco Prosperi
Silvano Reina
Duccio Tessari
Marco Vicario
Story by Stefano Strucchi
Starring Donald O'Connor
Noëlle Adam
Vittorio De Sica
Aldo Fabrizi
Michèle Mercier
Terrence Hill
Music by Angelo Francesco Lavagnino
Cinematography Tonino Delli Colli
Edited by Gene Ruggiero
Compagnie Cinématographique de France
Embassy Pictures Corporation
Lux Film
Distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Release date
  • October 31, 1961 (1961-10-31)
  • December 13, 1961 (1961-12-13)
(United States)
  • February 21, 1962 (1962-02-21)
Running time
100 min.
Country France
United States
Language English
Box office ITL 157,000,000 (Italy)

The Wonders of Aladdin (Italian: Le meraviglie di Aladino) is a 1961 Italian-French-American fantasy film co-directed by Mario Bava and Henry Levin and presented by Joseph E. Levine for MGM. The film stars Donald O'Connor as the title character. At this time, O'Connor was reaching the decline of his career after many years of fame.


Critical reception[edit]

Allmovie, while not particular favorable toward the film, called it "a fun movie".[1]

According to MGM records it made a loss of $276,000.[2]


  1. ^ Bruce Eder. "Le Meraviglie Di Aladino (1961)". Allmovie. Retrieved 2 July 2012. 
  2. ^ The Eddie Mannix Ledger, Los Angeles: Margaret Herrick Library, Center for Motion Picture Study .

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