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3.7
9 Ratings

Desert Nights

Directed by William Nigh
United States, 1929
Adventure, Drama, Romance

Synopsis

A con man with his beautiful accomplice and a hostage steals a half million dollars worth of diamonds but finds they’re all lost in the desert without water.

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Desert Nights Directed by William Nigh

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  • SpacePirate's rating of the film Desert Nights

    Great silent, with odd pacing, probably due to the missing reel. Close to 20 mins of this film is lost, but you really wouldnt know it. Gilbert relishes laughing at danger, and Wong Howe's on location photography makes this a gritty gripping late period silent. People say Gilbert went on a downward spiral, but made some talkie classics like Downstairs, which remains one of my fav films of his, up there w/ Big Parade