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Jinsie's rating of the film The Thief of Bagdad

The traveling matte of the Sultan (played by Miles Malleson, who wrote the screenplay) riding a flying automaton-horse looked to me like one of Edweard Muybridge's locomotion loops. The wonder of the trick films and early spectacles is all in here, too. Taking us into the mature silent period, Conrad 'Caligari' Veidt as Jaffar is just too perfect. Not heard it myself, but I bet Marty busts a nut in the DVD commentary