Aladdin the most famous Chinese man
Aladdin the most famous Chinese. Aladdin in Disney stage show. In the original text of The Book of One Thousand and One Nights, the story of Aladdin was set in China. In fact, Aladdin was a little Chinese boy.
‘Aladdin Saluted Her with Joy’, Arabian Nights, the illustration by Virginia Frances Sterret, 1928, shows the “Chinese” setting of the original tale.
New Crowns for Old, a 19th Century British cartoon based on the Aladdin story (Disraeli as Abanazer from the pantomime version of Aladdin offering Queen Victoria an Imperial crown (of India) in exchange for a Royal one).
The Sorcerer tricks Aladdin into believing that he is his true Paternal Uncle.
The Russian version of Aladdin was named “The Magic Lamp of Aladdin”, it was a beautiful featured film of 1966, so loved by children and their parents.
It was a discovery for me to learn that Aladdin was a Chinese boy, always thought he was Arabian.
the magic lamp…