Tag Archives: Arabian Nights

Kismet

Kismet (1944) Move over Gwen Stephani, Marlene Dietrich sends it through the roof in this marvelous campy jewel, playing an uncompromising Macedonian princess locked in the pastel harem of a Grand Vizir. Her favorite past time is listening to the outrageous tales of a beggar […]

A Thousand and One Nights

A Thousand and One Nights (1945) Big colorful sets and fantasy costumes are featured in this hokey update to Alladin’s Lamp that never takes itself seriously. Evelyn Keyes is adorable as the genie that no one but handsome Cornel Wilde can see, but he has […]