Five Allied soldiers in an airplane flying to Egypt crash-land in Iraq. They are taken in by a local sheik, but soon begin to suspect that he may not be quite as friendly as he appears to be.
Death and Danger in the Desert!
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(1921). Stage Play: The Green Goddess. Melodrama. Written by William Archer
. Directed by Winthrop Ames
. Booth Theatre: 18 Jan 1921- Jun 1921 (closing date unknown/175 performances). Cast: George Arliss
(as "The Raja of Rukh"), Ronald Colman
(as "The Temple Priest") [Broadway debut], Cyril Keightley
(as "Dr. Basil Traherne"), David A. Leonard (as "The High Priest"), Helen Nowell
(as "An Ayah") [only Broadway role], Herbert Ransome (as "Lieut. Denis Cardew"), Ivan F. Simpson
(as "Watkins"), Herbert Waring
(as "Major Antony Crespin"), Olive Wyndham
(as "Lucilla"). Produced by Winthrop Ames. Note: Filmed by Distinctive Productions [distributed by Goldwyn-Cosmopolitan Distributing Corporation] as The Green Goddess
(1923), by Warner Bros/Vitaphone Corp. as The Green Goddess
(1930), by RKO Vaudeville Circuit [distributed by RKO Radio Pictures] as The Green Goddess
(1939) [short subject, directed by Orson Welles
], and by Warner Bros. as Adventure in Iraq
(1943). See more
When the squadron of biplanes first arrives and the Captain Carson radios, "We're going in, proceed with flight plan," he is seated side-by-side with his copilot in what appears to be a calm environment. But the exterior shots of the planes show the planes have open-cockpit tandem seats, with the copilot seated behind the pilot. See more
Version of The Green Goddess