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Not Yet Rated| 1 hr. 28 min.

Plot Summary
In this film based on Theodore Dreiser's short story, the handsome rogue Julna (Tony Curtis) lives the life of a skilled thief in the Middle East, thanks to his kind-hearted adopted father, Yussef (Everett Sloane). But Julna was born for a grander destiny as the next heir to the sultan's throne. Discovering his true lineage, Julna boldly starts a revolt against the treacherous Mustapha (Donald Randolph) with the help of the beautiful and spectacularly limber contortionist Tina (Piper Laurie).

Cast: Tony Curtis , Piper Laurie , Everett Sloane , Betty Garde , Jeff Corey , Peggie Castle , Nita Bieber , Marvin Miller

Director: Rudolph Maté

Genres: Children, Adventure

The Prince Who Was a Thief (1951)

Release Date: January 1st, 1951|1 hr. 28 min.

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  • August 10, 2014 filmnoirfugitive
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