Patrol (novel)

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Patrol is a 1927 war novel by the British writer Philip MacDonald. It is set in Mesopotamia during the First World War, focusing on the psychological strain on a patrol of British soldiers when they become lost in the desert and surrounded by the enemy. It sometimes known as Lost Patrol.

Adaptations[edit]

The novel was adapted into films on two occasions. A 1929 British silent film Lost Patrol directed by Walter Summers and starring Cyril McLaglen[1] and a 1934 American film The Lost Patrol directed by John Ford and starring Victor McLaglen, Boris Karloff and Reginald Denny.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Low p.402

Bibliography[edit]

  • Low, Rachael. The History of the British Film, 1918-1929. George Allen & Unwin, 1971.