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A Thousand and One Nights (1945) was a Adventure - Film Adaptation Film directed by Alfred E. Green and produced by Samuel Bischoff.

Academy Awards 1945 --- Ceremony Number 18 (source: AMPAS)

Best Art DirectionArt Direction: Stephen Goosson, Rudolph Sternad; Interior Decoration: Frank TuttleNominated

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This film is notable for documenting the use of the word "groovy" as a recognized slang term in American society as early as the mid-1940s.
The hero is introduced several times as "Aladdin of Cathay" referring to Marco Polo's name for (Northern) China. In the original Arabian Nights tale, Aladdin is a Chinese lad and his adventure takes place in a rather Arabian-seeming China. No attempt is made to make Cornel Wilde look Chinese.
Shelley Winters is most easily spotted as one of Adele Jergens' blonde handmaidens, standing in the background at the aborted wedding scene.
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