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The Carpet from Bagdad (1915)

The Pasha's servant Mohamed, is entrusted to guard the Sacred Carpet of Bagdad with his life. In New York, after banker Arthur Wadsworth forces his brother Horace to give up his inheritance... See full summary »

Director:

Colin Campbell

Writer:

Harold McGrath (novel)

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Cast

Cast overview:
Kathlyn Williams ... Fortuna Chedsoye
Wheeler Oakman ... George P.A. Jones
Guy Oliver ... Horace Wadsworth
Eugenie Besserer ... Mrs. Chedsoye
Frank Clark Frank Clark ... Major Callahan
Charles Clary ... Mohamed
Harry Lonsdale ... Arthur Wadsworth
Fred Huntley ... Wallace
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Storyline

The Pasha's servant Mohamed, is entrusted to guard the Sacred Carpet of Bagdad with his life. In New York, after banker Arthur Wadsworth forces his brother Horace to give up his inheritance, Horace joins a band of crooks and plans to rob the Wadsworth Bank by tunneling from the adjacent home of antique dealer George P. A. Jones. The gang follows Jones to Egypt and Bagdad, where Horace steals the carpet and sells it to Jones. Fortune Chedsoye, the innocent daughter of a gang member, falls in love with Jones. When Fortune discovers that Mohamed plans to kill Jones to retrieve the rug, she hides it with her mother's belongings. Mohamed forces Jones, Wadsworth, and Fortune into the desert, but they escape his torture during a sandstorm. Wadsworth then rejoins the gang at Jones' home in New York. When Fortune and Jones catch the crooks tunneling, Jones, sympathetically, gives them a two hour head-start before informing the police. Fortune and Jones keep the carpet, while in the East, ... Written by Pamela Short

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Genres:

Adventure

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 May 1915 (USA) See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

One reel was recovered in 1982 from the wreckage of the Lusitania, the famous ship sunk by a German U-Boat in 1915. International underwater contractor Oceaneering International backed by ABC Television and the BBC backed the expedition. An American distributor had been bringing the reel to England when the ship went down 7 May 1915. See more »

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