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Sinbad the Sailor (1947) was a Romance - Adventure Film directed by Richard Wallace and produced by Stephen Ames.

Academy Awards 1936 --- Ceremony Number 9 (source: AMPAS)

AwardRecipientResult
Best Animated Short FilmParamountNominated
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[last lines]
Sinbad: Thank Allah, I am sailing home to Dariabar!
Arab listening to Sinbad's story: Sinbad, my friend Sinbad! Where is Dariabar?
Sinbad: It's here.
[points to his heart]
Sinbad: It's here.
[points to his head]
Sinbad: And it's here.
[pulls Shireen to his side]


Emir: What a clothead! I doubt if he knows anything.
Melik: Sufficient my posturing peafowl, to addle your thick pate.
Emir: A maggot dreaming of power.
Melik: From a thousand tiny islands, all of a contour, can you select the exact isle? Where is it - East, West, North, South? As close as you think or as far as you suppose? No, you'll never find the isle of Dariabar without the benevolence of Prince Ahmed and myself.


Shireen: The Rose certain Prince will always be remembered
Sinbad: Ever she spoken so tenderly of any other man
Shireen: Aldman!
Sinbad: Nothing, but shear gossip my beloved risen from the 3 moons
Shireen: However you got in here get out quickly leave at once or I Pirouze call the guards
Sinbad: Call'em
Shireen: Don't let him stay and have his head lopt off
Pirouze: oh It's a pleasing head
Sinbad: calm child, she doesn't really mean it you heard her speak devotion of me.


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RKO had to scuttle its plan to present this film as a 1946 Christmas-season attraction when a strike at the Technicolor processing plant delayed the making of prints. The wide-release date would be moved up to January 13, 1947, with the Manhattan opening at the Palace Theatre following on January 22, 1947. Needing a black-and-white movie for its 1946 yuletide schedule, RKO chose a film destined to become a holiday perennial: Frank Capra's It's a Wonderful Life.
"The Hedda Hopper Show - This Is Hollywood" broadcast a 30 minute radio adaptation of the movie on March 29, 1947 with Douglas Fairbanks Jr. and Maureen O'Hara reprising their film roles.
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