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The 17 Jun 1922 Exhibitors Trade Review reported that the Burning Sands production returned to Hollywood after shooting on location in a town "about 60 miles from Los Angeles," and would continue filming the "exotic" interior settings at the Lasky studios in Hollywood, including a large ballroom set, according to the 17 Jun 1922 Moving Picture World. ... More Less

The 17 Jun 1922 Exhibitors Trade Review reported that the Burning Sands production returned to Hollywood after shooting on location in a town "about 60 miles from Los Angeles," and would continue filming the "exotic" interior settings at the Lasky studios in Hollywood, including a large ballroom set, according to the 17 Jun 1922 Moving Picture World. More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Exhibitors Trade Review
17 Jun 1922
p. 151.
Moving Picture World
17 Jun 1922
p. 623.
DETAILS
Release Date:
15 October 1922
Premiere Information:
New York premiere: ca3 Sep 1922
Production Date:
Jun 1922
Copyright Claimant:
Famous Players-Lasky Corp.
Copyright Date:
5 September 1922
Copyright Number:
LP18216
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
6,919
Length(in reels):
7
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Daniel Lane, who prefers the desert to living in England, becomes involved in the struggles of an old sheik against the plotting by his son and Robert Barthampton. Muriel meets Lane at an embassy ball and feels compelled to visit him in the desert, partly because she has been told that Lizette is his mistress. On her second visit the oasis camp is attacked, Barthampton forces his attentions on Muriel and is killed by Lane, and Lizette is killed just after she explains that she had seen Lane only to give him helpfulinformation. The British Army comes to the rescue, and Muriel and Lane are ... +


Daniel Lane, who prefers the desert to living in England, becomes involved in the struggles of an old sheik against the plotting by his son and Robert Barthampton. Muriel meets Lane at an embassy ball and feels compelled to visit him in the desert, partly because she has been told that Lizette is his mistress. On her second visit the oasis camp is attacked, Barthampton forces his attentions on Muriel and is killed by Lane, and Lizette is killed just after she explains that she had seen Lane only to give him helpfulinformation. The British Army comes to the rescue, and Muriel and Lane are reconciled. +

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Offscreen Credit
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AFI Life Achievement Award

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