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Lost Patrol (1929 film)

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Lost Patrol
Directed byWalter Summers
Written byPhilip MacDonald (novel)
Walter Summers
Produced byHarry Bruce Woolfe
StarringCyril McLaglen
Sam Wilkinson
Terence Collier
Arthur B. Woods
Production
company
Distributed byFox Film Corporation
Release date
February 1929
Running time
7,250 feet[1]
CountryUnited Kingdom
LanguagesSilent
English intertitles

Lost Patrol is a 1929 British silent war film directed by Walter Summers and starring Cyril McLaglen, Sam Wilkinson and Terence Collier.[2] The film was made at Welwyn Studios by British Instructional Films. It was based on the 1927 novel Patrol by Philip MacDonald. It was remade in 1934 by John Ford.

Synopsis

During the First World War, a hard-pressed British patrol in the deserts of Mesopotamia come under attack from the enemy. Gradually they are picked off one by one.

Cast

  • Cyril McLaglen as The Sergeant
  • Sam Wilkinson as Sanders
  • Terence Collier as Corporal Bell
  • Arthur B. Woods as Lieutenant Hawkins
  • Hamilton Keene as Morelli
  • Fred Dyer as Abelson
  • Charles Emerald as Hale
  • Andrew McMaster as Brown
  • James Watts as Cook
  • John Valentine as Mackay

References

Bibliography

  • Low, Rachel. The History of British Film: Volume IV, 1918–1929. Routledge, 1997.

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