Ali Baba Goes to Town

Ali Baba Goes to Town (1937)


  • Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Music
  • Release Date: 1937-10-29
  • User Rating: 6.1/10 from 13 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 21min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: 20th Century Fox
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: David Butler
star 6.1/10
From 13 Ratings


While visiting Hollywood a starstruck movie fan (Eddie Cantor) fantasizes about himself cast in an Arabian adventure. Director David Butler's comedy--with many songs--also features Tony Martin, Roland Young, Gypsy Rose Lee (billed as Rose Hovick), John Carradine, June Lang, Virginia Field, Charles Lane, The Peters Sisters and many big-name guest stars playing themselves.

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  • Eddie Cantor

    as Aloysius Babson/Ali Baba/Eddie Cantor
  • Tony Martin

    as Yusuf/Tony Martin
  • Roland Young

    as Sultan
  • June Lang

    as Princess Miriam/June Lang
  • Gypsy Rose Lee

    as Sultana/Louise Hovick (billed as Louise Hovick)
  • John Carradine

    as Ishak
  • Virginia Field

    as Dinah/Dina
  • Jeni Le Gon

    as Specialty Dancer
  • Douglass Dumbrille

    as Prince Musah
  • Alan Dinehart

    as Boland
  • Maurice Cass

    as Omar
  • Warren Hymer

    as Tramp
  • Stanley Fields

    as Tramp
  • Paul Hurst

    as Captain
  • Charles Lane

    as Doctor
  • Ferdinand Gottschalk

    as Chief Councilor
  • Peters Sisters

    as Themselves
  • Phyllis Brooks

    as Herself
  • Dolores del Río

    as Herself
  • Douglas Fairbanks

    as Himself
  • Jack Haley

    as Himself
  • Sonja Henie

    as Herself
  • Tyrone Power

    as Himself
  • Victor McLaglen

    as Himself
  • Al Ritz

    as Himself
  • Jimmy Ritz

    as Himself
  • Harry Ritz

    as Himself
  • Shirley Temple

    as Herself
  • Cesar Romero

    as Himself
  • Ann Sothern

    as Herself
Writing Harry Tugend Screenplay
Directing David Butler Director
Writing C. Graham Baker Story
Writing Gene Towne Story
Writing Jack Yellen Screenplay
Writing Gene Fowler Story