Sheik of Araby

Posted by sepoy on June 04, 2009 · 1 min read

Tanz-Orchester Petrescu: The Sheik of Araby, c. 1922

update: Via Kerim comes the Nazi propaganda version of the Sheikh of Araby.


Nancy | June 05, 2009

A very good example of this type of thing is Sigmund Romberg's The Desert Song. More romantic than this. If I remember correctly, the 'sheikh' who woos the white maiden is actually a white man in disguise. So that's all right.

Saadia | June 06, 2009

'My heart belongs to Baghdad Daddy'. nuff said.

Salman | August 05, 2009

NPR story about the Sheik