When the Desert Calls (1922)

Melodrama | 8 October 1922

Director:

Ray Smallwood

Cinematographer:

Michael Joyce

Editor:

George McGuire

Production Designer:

Ben Carré

Production Company:

Pyramid Pictures
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DETAILS
Release Date:
8 October 1922
Copyright Claimant:
Pyramid Pictures
Copyright Date:
25 November 1922
Copyright Number:
LP18628
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
6,159
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
SYNOPSIS

Bank cashier Eldred Caldwell and his wife, Louise, happily live on the edge of the desert until Richard Manners reappears. He discredits Caldwell, who apparently commits suicide, and pursues Louise into the desert. Manners dies, but Louise finds shelter with a sheik's widow. Years pass, and the end of the World War sees England in search of Sheik El-Din (in reality, Eldred Caldwell) to reward him for his bravery. He faints on receiving the decoration, and while recuperating he recognizes a nurse as Louise. Though about to marry a doctor, she is reunited with her ... +


Bank cashier Eldred Caldwell and his wife, Louise, happily live on the edge of the desert until Richard Manners reappears. He discredits Caldwell, who apparently commits suicide, and pursues Louise into the desert. Manners dies, but Louise finds shelter with a sheik's widow. Years pass, and the end of the World War sees England in search of Sheik El-Din (in reality, Eldred Caldwell) to reward him for his bravery. He faints on receiving the decoration, and while recuperating he recognizes a nurse as Louise. Though about to marry a doctor, she is reunited with her husband. +

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