A FREE starlight outdoor cinema screening will be presented by “Pictures in Motion” at Wireless Hill on Saturday 9th November 2019.
This will be the 1924 silent classic “The Thief of Bagdad”, starring Douglas Fairbanks, with an introduction by Roy Mudge.
When the Thief of Baghdad (Douglas Fairbanks) sneaks into a royal palace, he discovers and instantly falls in love with a beautiful princess (Julanne Johnston). The thief pretends to be a prince, and the princess becomes enamoured with him. The thief then reveals his wrongdoing to a Holy Man (Charles Belcher), who sends him to find a magic chest as penance. Overcoming many obstacles to win the chest, the thief then uses its powers to save Baghdad from a foreign invader and rescue his beloved.