Kismet Poster

Release Date: 1955

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 53 min

Plot Summary
A silver-tongued poet and self-proclaimed "King of the Beggars" (Howard Keel) searches old Baghdad trying to find a rich bachelor to marry his dreamy daughter, Marsinah (Ann Blyth). Along the way, he poses as the renowned sorcerer Hajj and gets in and out of scrapes with an elderly thief (Jay C. Flippen) and a dim-witted wazir (Sebastian Cabot) and his wife (Dolores Gray). Meanwhile, his daughter develops feelings for a handsome caliph (Vic Damone).

Cast: Howard Keel, Ann Blyth, Dolores Gray, Vic Damone, Monty Woolley, Sebastian Cabot, Jay C. Flippen, Mike Mazurki

Director: Vincente Minnelli

Genres: Fantasy

Production Co: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer