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Veils of Bagdad
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Veils of Bagdad

Veils of Bagdad
1953

American actress Mari Blanchard plays Selima, daughter of a murdered tribal

chieftain working as cabaret dancer, searching her dad's murderer. Blanchard trained from

childhood for a dancing career, but polio unfortunately ended her dreams. She then started

as an advertising model and entered films in 1950 after a bubble-bath pose attracted the

attention of the film industry. Mari Blanchard dances two really excellent dances in this

movie. She worked very hard on these routines only to have different music edited in

afterwards... as much too often happens.