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The Lost Patrol (1934)

73 min - Action, War - 16 February 1934
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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 awake the next morning to find their horses stolen, their sentry dead, the oasis surrounded and survival difficult.

Director:  John Ford
Stars:  Victor McLaglen, Boris Karloff, Wallace Ford, Reginald Denny, J. M. Kerrigan, Billy Bevan, Alan Hale, Brandon Hurst, Douglas Walton, Sammy Stein, Howard Wilson, Paul Hanson

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Storyline

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 awake the next morning to find their horses stolen, their sentry dead, the oasis surrounded and survival difficult.


Collections: John Ford, 1930s

Tagline: Blistering sun... blazing bullets!

Genres: Action, War

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Language:  English
Release Date:  16 February 1934

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Company Credits

Production Companies:  RKO Radio Pictures

Technical Specs

Runtime:  1 h 13 min

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