The Virgin of StamboulMarch 27, 1920
Achmet Bey, a Turkish chieftain, catches one of his many wives in adultery and murders her lover. Throwing aside the cuckolding wife, he abducts his harem an innocent girl. However, a brave American who loves her comes to her rescue.
FazilJune 4, 1928
An Arab prince born and raised in the desert and a beautiful Frenchwoman from Paris fall in love and marry, but the tremendous differences in their backgrounds and the cultural differences between their two different societies put strains on their marriage that may well prove irreparable.
The Blonde from SingaporeOctober 15, 1941
Fortune hunter Mary Brooks, posing as a missionary's daughter, strives to beat a couple of pilots, Terry Prescott and "Waffles" Billings, (who have turned pearl divers in order to buy a plane and join the Royal Air Force), out of their pearls, while also beating off the advances of Prince Sali who wants to add her to his harem.
MünchhausenMarch 5, 1943
Wanting a lavish production to mark the 25th anniversary of UFA, the German film studio, Joseph Goebbels, director of the Nazi propaganda machine, commissioned an adaptation of Baron von Münchhausen‘s “autobiographical” stories. Baron von Münchhausen (1720-97) was an eccentric figure in European history, whose tall tales about his adventures rival anything to be found in the legends of Paul Bunyan or classic figures like Odysseus. This film recounts some of the episodes from the Baron’s sensational stories, which are set in the world of the 18th century.
Lost in a HaremDecember 1, 1944
Two bumbling magicians help a Middle Eastern prince regain his rightful throne from his despotic uncle.
Anna and the King of SiamAugust 11, 1946
In 1862, a young Englishwoman becomes royal tutor in Siam and befriends the King.
Harem GirlJanuary 22, 1952
The palace secretary (Joan Davis) to a princess (Peggie Castle) foils a sheik's plot to grab royal oil.
Babes in BagdadDecember 7, 1952
The Kadi of Bagdad has harem troubles in this low budget comedy from Edgar Ulmer.
The Veils of BagdadOctober 6, 1953
Antar is sent by Suleiman, head of the Ottoman Empire, to Bagdad to prevent Hammam, Pasha of Bagdad, from purchasing the services of local leader Mustapha to unite the hill tribes and overthrow the emperor. The intrigue mounts as Antar falls in love with dancer Selima, who tries to avenge her father's death against Hammam's right-hand-man Kasseim, whose wife Rosanna has fallen in love with Antar!
Ejima and IkushimaOctober 30, 1955
This period film is inspired by one of the most notorious scandals to have taken place in Edo-period Japan. The heroine, Ejima, was a lady of the Ooku, the harem of Edo Castle in which the Shogun’s mother, wife and concubines resided, forbidden from contact with any other man except in the presence of the Shogun. The institution played a key role in the Byzantine world of Japanese court politics during the Edo era. In 1714, Lady Ejima was sent to pay her respects at a Buddhist temple in the city, and chose to pay an unauthorised visit to the kabuki theatre – a violation of protocol that was to have tragic consequences.
Oh IslamJanuary 2, 1961
Set in the 14th century. Under their leader Timur, the Tartar hordes invade the Middle East and take over areas as widespread as Persia, Azerbaijan, Egypt, and Syria. A lowly woman from a harem (Lubna Aziz) rises to lead the Egyptians against the invaders.
A Trip Around the WorldJuly 12, 1964
A highly fictionalized account of the first Serbian foreign-lottery winner - Jovanče Micić, a merchant from Jagodina who went on to travel the whole world in the company of his Hungarian mistress and Montenegrin friend with a wooden leg.
Four Women in A HaremJanuary 1, 1965
One of the earliest Turkish films to display lesbianism, Haremde Dört Kadın (Four Women in the Harem) tells the story of three women in Pasha's harem and the newcomer. The film was attacked by fundamentalists, who destroyed the reels duringits screening at the Antalya Film Festival of 1966.
It's a Bikini WorldApril 14, 1967
Male chauvinist Mike attempts to get an intelligent burgeoning feminist Delilah into his harem. When she resists, Mike then poses as his brother Herbert, but in the process falls in love with Delilah.
The HaremOctober 6, 1967
A seductive woman pushes three men to the limits toying with their sexual desires and male pride.
Angelique and the SultanJanuary 1, 1968
This film finds Angélique in a North African Muslim kingdom where she is now part of the Sultan's harem. The first part of the film consist of her angrily refusing to be bedded as well as their trying to literally beat some sense into her. It all seems to go on too long and I was surprised that the Sultan simply didn't have her killed. Late in the film, she finally decides to escape with the help of two Christian prisoners.
The Young AvengeressApril 17, 1969
An evil lord kidnaps 12 sisters to start his harem, leaving the 13th sister to find a way to free them.
Count Yorga, VampireJune 10, 1970
Sixties couples Michael and Donna and Paul and Erica become involved with the intense Count Yorga at a Los Angeles séance, the Count having latterly been involved with Erica's just-dead mother. After taking the Count home, Paul and Erica are waylayed, and next day a listless Erica is diagnosed by their doctor as having lost a lot of blood. When she is later found feasting on the family cat the doctor becomes convinced vampirism is at work, and that its focus is Count Yorga and his large isolated house.
Μια Ελληνίδα στο χαρέμιJanuary 4, 1971
Poor Rena tries to find money to pay her lottery partner because she destroyed the wining lottery-ticket.She and her brothers who try to help her end up in harem.
Last HaremAugust 12, 1981
Prince Almalarik is a royalty building an extensive harem of European beauties. When his latest acquisition named Sara convinces him to abandon polygamy, the other wives conspire to get rid of the unwanted competition.