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The Lost Patrol(1934)

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  • Retitled the Doomed Patrol(1934)

    • nshepard
    • 2/11/13

    Angst filled pic with a patrol of British soldiers who encounter unseen Arab snipers and seek refuge at an Oasis complete with a partial building. The Sergeant(Victor McLaglen) assumes command after the leading officer was killed. They encounter one despaerate situation after another and are driven to near madness. Sanders(Boris Karloff) doesn't have to be driven very far as he is almost a total nutcase(including his strong religious beliefs). Morelli(Wallace Ford)in a dramatic roll delivers a fine performance. Little does he know that in a few years he will be back to the desert and cross path with the "Mummy" another Karloff incarnation. The film promotes a very dark sequence of events so don't look for allot of comic relief. 3.5 stars out of 5. Good performances by all for a film that has a very dark message.

  • Great Movie

    • Anna
    • 7/19/11

    Well done,good performances by all.Karloff is scary enough in this with his crazed character

  • The Lost Patrol

    • Mark Sutch
    • 4/12/11

    ***1/2

  • Karloff with any stitches.....

    • George
    • 6/13/08

    Boris made this film shortly after doing the monster in Frankenstein. His character is a far cry from the square foreheaded headliner of Mary Shelley's novel.The movie itself is well worth watching.

  • Victor McLaglen's character

    • Jeffrey Kenison
    • 5/25/08

    My dad and I like Victor McLaglen's character as the sergeant in "The Lost Patrol". The sergeant seems to keep it together and doesn't seem to lose his cool, unlike the rest of the patrol.

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