after the deaths of their father the greedy Cassim marries a wealthy women and becomes well to do Ali baba marries a poor women and sattles in the trade of wood cutter
One day, Ali Baba is at work collecting and cutting firewood in the forest, when he happens to over hear a group of 40 thieves visiting their stored treasure
It opens on the magic words .open sesame" and seals itself on the words "close sesame". When the thieves are gone, Ali Baba enters the cave himself and takes a single bag of gold coins home.
Ali Baba and his wife borrow his sister-in-law's scales to weigh their new wealth. Unbeknownst to them, Cassim's wife puts a blob of wax in the scales to find out what Ali Baba is using them for
lshe finds a gold coin sticking to thescales and tells her husband. Under pressure from his brother, Ali Baba is forced toreveal the secret of the cave. Cassim goes to the cave, taking a donkey withhim to take as much treasure as possible. He enters the cave with the magic words.However,
When his brother does not come back, Ali Baba goes to the cave to look for him, and finds the body quartered and with each piece displayed just inside the cave's entrance, as a warning to anyone else who might try to enter