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DATE
PAGE
ETR
20 Jul 18
p. 583.
ETR
10 Aug 18
p. 830, 840
MPN
10 Aug 18
p. 871, 948
MPW
8 Jun 18
p. 1471.
New York Times
29 Jul 18
p. 9.
NYDM
17 Aug 18
p. 239.
Variety
2 Aug 18
p. 37.
Wid's
4 Aug 18
pp. 27-28.
DETAILS
Release Date:
5 August 1918
Copyright Info
Claimant
Date
Copyright Number
Douglas Fairbanks Pictures Corp.
5 August 1918
LP12723
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
SYNOPSIS

In the Moroccan city of El Harib, the Boy learns that a beautiful American girl is to be sold into the harem of the cruel Basha El Harib. The Boy is imprisoned when he tries to rescue the Girl and her mother, but escapes just as a bomb is set to go off. Disguised as a female attendant to El Harib, the Boy enters the harem and rescues the Girl. After fighting off El Harib, as well as the police, townspeople and local bandits, the Boy, the Girl and her mother jump into his car and speed over the desert to ...

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In the Moroccan city of El Harib, the Boy learns that a beautiful American girl is to be sold into the harem of the cruel Basha El Harib. The Boy is imprisoned when he tries to rescue the Girl and her mother, but escapes just as a bomb is set to go off. Disguised as a female attendant to El Harib, the Boy enters the harem and rescues the Girl. After fighting off El Harib, as well as the police, townspeople and local bandits, the Boy, the Girl and her mother jump into his car and speed over the desert to safety.

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Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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