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The magic carpet

The magic carpet

Starring Lucille Ball as princess Narah and John Agar as a prince Abdullah trying to free the people from the rule of the evil caliph Ali and his vizier Boreg. The prince flies around on a magic carpet together with Lucille Ball. Patricia Medina plays harem girl Lida who also starrred a few year later in another Bagdad movie Siren of Bagdad (1953) and previously in the Abbott and Costello ^picture "In the Foreign Legion" (1950).
Lucille Ball had her own television sitcom "I love Lucy". At the time of the shooting of "The magic carpet", Lucy Ball found out she was pregnant. As the movie was almost finished, she kept quiet, afraid of loosing her contract.