Director(s)William Nigh
Producer(s)William Nigh
Top GenresAdventure, Crime, Drama, Romance, Silent Films
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Desert Nights Overview:

Desert Nights (1929) was a Adventure - Drama Film directed by William Nigh and produced by William Nigh.

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John Gilbert "Desert Nights" (1929)

By Silentfilmfanatic on Sep 7, 2010 From Noir and Chick Flicks

“Desert Nights” (1929) is a silent drama starring John Gilbert, Ernest Torrence, and Mary Nolan. Directed by William Nigh, this film is about a hostage’s psychological battle against his captors and the elements. Hugh Rand, played by John Gilbert, is a manager at the Crown Diamond ... Read full article

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Hugh Rand: [referring to the hyenas] They'll eat everything but the buckle on your belt.

Hugh Rand: Free me and I'll free you.
Lady Diana Stonehill: What?
Hugh Rand: From Steve.

Assistant manager: [after reading telegram] A woman from home! Haven't seen a white woman in years.
Hugh Rand: Don't expect too much. No beauty would come to this desolate hole.
[Takes the telegram]
Hugh Rand: I bet she's an old maid - bow-legged and cross-eyed.

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John Gilbert's last silent film. Later that year he would make his disastrous sound debut in His Glorious Night.
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