Alibaba and the Forty Thieves (1903)

35mm film, black and white

An Indian fantasy film directed by Hiralal Sen. It is believed to be his only feature length film and was a filmed version of a play popular in Calcutta at the time. All of Sen's films were destroyed in a warehouse fire in 1917 so no copy of the film is known to exist.

Plot Summary

The story of and his discovery of a cave full of stolen by the forty thieves.


Director: Hiralal Sen
The Royal Bioscope Company