Hajji Baba

Hajji Baba

shrewd rascal travels around Persia. [Fr. Lit.: Hajji Baba of Ispahan in Magill I, 343]

Hajji Baba

clever rogue travels around Persia taking glamorous jobs for illicit gain. [Fr. Lit.: Hajji Baba of Ispahan in Magill I, 343]
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Hajji Baba by Nat King Cole ('My name was derived from this song.')
He was brought to Iranian representatives, including a man who introduced himself as Hajji Baba, and two others, said the in dictment.
In the provincial capital, gunmen opened fire on Hajji Baba, a tribal elder, wounding him, in Simano Pul area on Wednesday, a security source said on condition of anonymity.
It also looks at the story of the Hajji Baba Club--a rug-collecting club, currently celebrating its 75th anniversary, whose founding members included film executives, engineers and a curator from the Metropolitan Museum of Art, each with a passion for collecting Oriental rugs.
A Hajji Baba was written by Dimitri Tiomkin and Ned Washington for the film The Adventures Of Hajji Baba (1954).
There is a good parallel in James Morier's Hajji Baba of Ispahan, where a barber's shop story orally told in a Persian market-place revolves round whether the barber has bought the wood carried by a donkey or whether he has bought the wooden saddle as well.
In "Operation Hajji Baba," James Currie recounts a little known and long forgotten episode of the U.S.
Other roles ranged from the action films "Rogues of Sherwood Forest," "Mask of the Avenger," "Prince of Pirates," "Adventures of Hajji Baba" and "Omar Khayyam," to Westerns such as "Ambush at Tomahawk Gap" and war stories like "Thunderbirds."
Echoes of other narratives are especially clear in its final catastrophes, and among the disparate material which contributes to these are the 'Hajji Baba' novels of James Morier.
(11.) Ibid; Memorandum, Headquarters, 1602d Air Transport Wing, to Commander, Atlantic Division, MATS, Subject: Report of Pilgrim Airlift Operation, Sep 9, 1952; Memo, Commander, 1603d ATW to CG, 1602d ATW, Subject: Report of Operation "Hajji Baba," Sep 5, 1952.
I THINK you mean the Dimitri Tiomkin/Ned Washington song Hajji Baba, written for the 1954 movie, The Adventures of Hajji Baba.
The 'Tribute to Textiles' weekend (15-19 October) at the Textile Museum, Washington, PC, includes the opening of 'Timbuktu to Tibet: Rugs and Textiles of the Hajji Babas' (18 October-8 March)--where this 20th-century Tibetan tiger rug (right) will be on show--as well as 'Cultural Threads', the museum's Fall symposium and conference programme.