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The Thief of Bagdad

Raoul Walsh USA, 1924

Jenny Coldpussy's rating of the film Der Dieb von Bagdad

I admit the cinematography is surprisingly captivating (how often can you say "What an exciting silent film!"?) but to me, watching Fairbanks is the real treat. His hands alone are giving their own wicked performance, telling the viewer about the naughtier elements in the story that were thought to have been edited out of this family-oriented film.