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A World War I British Army patrol is crossing the Mesopotamian desert when their commanding officer, the only one who knows their destination, is killed by the bullet of unseen bandits. The patrol's sergeant keeps them heading north on the assumption that they will hit their brigade. They stop for the night at an oasis and awaken the next morning to find their horses stolen, their sentry dead, the...

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Directed by

John Ford

Written by

Philip MacDonald (Story)
Garrett Fort (Adaptation)
Dudley Nichols (Screenplay)

Runtime

73 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

Blistering sun... blazing bullets!

Cast

Keywords

british army world war i desert ambush sniper middle east pre-code oasis patrol mesopotamia

Photos

Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Music, Score Max Steiner