Passed | | Adventure, War
A dozen British soldiers, lost in a Mesopotamian desert during World War I, are menaced by unseen Arab enemies.
John Ford, Victor McLaglen, Wallace Ford, and J. M. Kerrigan would all be prominent in The Informer in 1935. Ford and McLaglen would win Academy Awards. Boris Karloff would star in The Bride Of Frankenstein, arguably the best film in the Universal Monster franchise, in the same year.
What's the use of chewin' the rag about something we might of done?
Morelli: Right you are, Sarge!
The Sergeant: Yeah, I know what you're thinkin'. Perhaps I've done everything wrong! Perhaps this and perhaps that! But what I've done I've done, and what I haven't, I haven't!
The plan is to head toward the river at night, but it is still daylight when the men start out.
There is a short version of the film, with a running time of 66 minutes, prepared for a 1949 reissue.