Desert Sheik (1924)

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Major Egerton (Nigel Barrie) receives an invitation to accompany some friends to Cairo. There he meets an American girl, Corinne Adams (Wanda Hawley), and they fall in love. He isn't the only man who wants Corinne; Prince Ibrahim (Pedro de Cordoba) has seen her and decided to take her, willingly or not. Corinne isn't willing, and Egerton goes to her rescue. Egerton and Corinne join a party that goes into the desert and the group is attacked by Dervishes. The women are all taken prisoners and Egerton is left for dead. He comes to and makes sure everyone is saved. By now it would seem that Egerton and his lady love would want to get out of Egypt as quickly and as quietly as possible, but no -- they marry and spend their honeymoon amidst the pyramids. The story was based on The Tragedy of the Korosko by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.