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DATE
PAGE
Film Daily
5 Dec 1926.
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Los Angeles Times
31 Oct 1926
p. C25.
New York Times
21 Dec 1926
p. 20.
Variety
22 Dec 1926
p. 15.
DETAILS
Release Date:
12 December 1926
Production Date:
ended late October 1926
Copyright Claimant:
Inspiration Pictures, Inc.
Copyright Date:
29 November 1926
Copyright Number:
LP23374
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
6,798
Length(in reels):
7
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Robert Kincairn, son of Colonel Kincairn of the British Army, assumes guilt for a theft for which his fiancée is responsible; and renounced by his father, he joins the British forces in Palestine. While defending Zelie, a Greek dancer, from the unwelcome advances of El Rahib, a traitorous desert chieftain in the service of the British, Robert is in turn saved by Zelie, who revives his health. In the guise of a mute beggar, he enters El Rahib's camp and learns of his plans to attack the British; he is discovered and tortured, but he escapes and reveals El Rahib's treachery to his father. When the tribesmen are subdued, the colonel discloses that Enid has confessed her part in the theft, thus absolving Robert, who finds happiness with ... +


Robert Kincairn, son of Colonel Kincairn of the British Army, assumes guilt for a theft for which his fiancée is responsible; and renounced by his father, he joins the British forces in Palestine. While defending Zelie, a Greek dancer, from the unwelcome advances of El Rahib, a traitorous desert chieftain in the service of the British, Robert is in turn saved by Zelie, who revives his health. In the guise of a mute beggar, he enters El Rahib's camp and learns of his plans to attack the British; he is discovered and tortured, but he escapes and reveals El Rahib's treachery to his father. When the tribesmen are subdued, the colonel discloses that Enid has confessed her part in the theft, thus absolving Robert, who finds happiness with Zelie. +

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