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She's a Sheik (1927)

The daughter of a desert chief kidnaps a member of the French Foreign Legion in the hopes of wooing him.

Director:

Clarence G. Badger

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Cast

Cast overview:
Bebe Daniels ... Zaida
Richard Arlen ... Capt. Colton
William Powell ... Kada
Josephine Dunn ... Wanda Fowler
James Bradbury Jr. ... Jerry
Billy Franey ... Joe
Paul McAllister Paul McAllister ... Sheik Yusif ben Hamad
Al Fremont Al Fremont ... The major
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Storyline

Born of a Spanish mother and an Arabian father, Zaida, granddaughter of Sheik Yusiff Ben Hamad, insists that she will have only a Christian husband, and as a result the sheik anticipates trouble from Kada, a desert renegade, who warns that he will have her at all costs. When Kada threatens Jerry and Joe, two American showmen who project movies at desert carnivals, Zaida vanquishes him at the point of a rapier. At a desert garrison where she and her grandfather are guests of the major, Zaida meets Captain Colton and has him abducted; when all her feminine wiles fail to win him, she almost succeeds with jealousy when Kada's tribesmen attack the garrison. Jerry and his pal save the day by projecting a film of attacking Arabs that terrorizes the tribesmen. Written by Pamela Short

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Taglines:

SHEIKS! SHRIEKS! (original print ad - all caps) See more »

Genres:

Adventure | Romance

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Country:

USA

Release Date:

12 November 1927 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Neta do Sheik See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

A 16mm print was found and screened by Kevin Brownlow in 2017. See more »

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Follows The Son of the Sheik (1926) See more »

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