Baguda-jou no Touzoku

Burglars of Baghdad Castle

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Synonyms: Baghdadjou no Touzoku, Baghdad-jou no Touzoku, Bagudajou no Touzoku
Japanese: 馬具田城の盗賊
English: Burglars of Baghdad Castle
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Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 6, 1926
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Source: Original
Genres: AdventureAdventure, RomanceRomance
Theme: HistoricalHistorical
Duration: 15 min.
Rating: G - All Ages


Score: 4.951 (scored by 894894 users)
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Ranked: #126392
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Popularity: #11452
Members: 1,687
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In order to win the hand of a princess, a man must defeat an evil dragon and claim its treasured magic stone. Upon his return, Baghdad has been invaded and he must use the stone to defeat his new enemy.

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May 18, 2017
Mixed Feelings
Rate a 5
English subtitled
Completely silent art film

-had a kind message on happiness. Which basically was you can't buy happiness.
-story was set in medieval times.
-conclusion was cute for it reminded me of the ever popular in America "tha-that's all folks" by the pig character.

Apr 7, 2017
"This is Dangobei, the laziest man in Baghdad"

This is one of (if not *the*) earliest cut-out-animation films from Japan.

As far as mid-1920s cut-out animation goes, the animation quality is decent but nothing spectacular. I appreciated the effective usage of some cinematography effects, namely the fades, spotlight cut-outs and that unusual wreath-blossoming-spoitlight effect. I especially liked how many of the spotlight cut-outs had certain pieces intentionally sticking out of the spotlight, such as the antlers of Dangobei's helmet.

In terms of story and writing, there are some excellent gags in this short film. I especially laughed at the angry tree and the soldiers' over-the-top siege tactics. ...
Apr 13, 2022
"Baguda-jou no Touzoku" or the "Burglars of 'Baghdad' Castle" is a silent animation made in 1926. Overall I can form a concrete paragraph of what I think about this anime so, I shall split it in bits (story, art, sound, character, enjoyment, overall):

The story is mediocre and is about taking action in order to fulfill your own dreams or in the literal words of the show "One's happiness ought to be earned by oneself". However the show does a poor job executing this, showing actions that are quite literally the opposite of the message.

the art uses the style of Chiyogami, or cut-outs of things like ...

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