Two Arabian Knights
Two Arabian Knights (1927) is an American comedy film, directed by Lewis Milestone and starring William Boyd, Mary Astor, and Louis Wolheim. A silent film, Two Arabian Knights was produced by Howard Hughes and was distributed by United Artists. The screenwriters were James T. O'Donohue, Wallace Smith, and George Marion Jr.
During the First World War, two American soldiers become trapped in no man's land. Expecting to die, W. Dangerfield Phelps III (William Boyd) decides to fulfill his fondest desire: to beat up his sergeant since training camp, Peter O'Gaffney (Louis Wolheim). While they are brawling, the Germans sneak up and capture them.
|award||Academy Award for Best Director (Comedy picture)|
|keywords||american soldiers arabia end expect first world war force german german empire land load prison camp speak steal training camp trap veiled woman warn world war|
|nomination||Academy Award for Best Director (Comedy picture)|
|productionCompany||The Caddo Company|
|theme||romantic comedy silent war|