An Arabian Knight (1920)

Comedy-drama | 22 August 1920

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SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
ETR
21 Aug 20
p. 1396.
MPN
28 Aug 20
p. 1755.
MPW
25 Sep 20
p. 534.
Variety
23 Aug 19
p. 1176.
Wid's
15 Aug 20
p. 17.
CAST
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PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
PRODUCTION TEXT
A Robertson-Cole Special
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
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CREDITED AS
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WRITERS
Story
PHOTOGRAPHY
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DETAILS
Release Date:
22 August 1920
Copyright Claimant:
Haworth Pictures Corp.
Copyright Date:
15 July 1920
Copyright Number:
LU15354
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
4,594
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

While Egyptologist George Darwin excavates the Temple of Ra at Luxor, Cordelia, George's spinster sister, deludes herself with the belief that she is the reincarnation of the Egyptian princess Rhodolphis. Declaring that Ahmed, an Arabian donkey tender, is the reincarnation of the prince she lost and loved 2,000 years earlier, Cordelia offers him a job in the Darwin home. Ahmed becomes the household protector, rescuing Elinor Wayne, the archaeologist's ward, from abduction by Aboul Pasha, a dissolute Egyptian. Afterwards, Pasha leads a hashish-maddened horde and attacks the Darwin home. Ahmed repels the invaders, saves the Darwins and wins Elinor's ... +


While Egyptologist George Darwin excavates the Temple of Ra at Luxor, Cordelia, George's spinster sister, deludes herself with the belief that she is the reincarnation of the Egyptian princess Rhodolphis. Declaring that Ahmed, an Arabian donkey tender, is the reincarnation of the prince she lost and loved 2,000 years earlier, Cordelia offers him a job in the Darwin home. Ahmed becomes the household protector, rescuing Elinor Wayne, the archaeologist's ward, from abduction by Aboul Pasha, a dissolute Egyptian. Afterwards, Pasha leads a hashish-maddened horde and attacks the Darwin home. Ahmed repels the invaders, saves the Darwins and wins Elinor's love. +

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Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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