The Garden of Allah (1927 film)

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The Garden of Allah
The Garden of Allah (1927 film).jpg
Directed by Rex Ingram
Produced by Rex Ingram
Written by Willis Goldbeck
Based on The Garden of Allah
by Robert S. Hichens
Starring Alice Terry
Iván Petrovich
Marcel Vibert
Music by William Axt
Edward Bowes
David Mendoza
Cinematography Monroe Bennett
Lee Garmes
Marcel Lucien
Edited by Arthur Ellis
Distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Release date
  • September 2, 1927 (1927-09-02)
Running time
96 minutes
Country United States
Language Silent
English intertitles

The Garden of Allah (1927) is a film directed by Rex Ingram and starring his wife, actress Alice Terry. It was the second version of the Robert Hichens novel The Garden of Allah, which had been filmed by the Selig company in 1916 with Helen Ware and would be filmed again in 1936 with Marlene Dietrich and Charles Boyer. The film was shot at a studio in Nice, France, and the desert exteriors were filmed in North Africa.


Father Adrien (Iván Petrovich), a monk at the Trappist monastery of Notre Dame d'Afrique in Algeria, abandons his vows and escapes to the desert, where he meets and rescues Domini (Alice Terry).


  • Alice Terry - Domini Enfilden
  • Iván Petrovich - Father Adrien
  • Marcel Vibert - Count Anteoni
  • H.H. Wright - Lord Rens
  • Pâquerette - Suzanne (as Madame Paquerette)
  • Gerald Fielding - Batouch
  • Armand Dutertre - The Priest of Beni-Mora
  • Ben Sadour - The Sand Diviner
  • Claude Fielding - Hadj
  • Rehba Bent Salah - Ayesha
  • Michael Powell - A Tourist

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