|Adventure in Iraq|
|Directed by||D. Ross Lederman|
|Written by||George Bilson|
|Based on|| The Green Goddess |
by William Archer
|Produced by||William Jacobs|
|Starring||John Loder and Ruth Ford.|
|Cinematography||James Van Trees|
|Edited by||Clarence Kolster|
|Music by||Heinz Roemheld|
|Distributed by||Warner Bros.|
Adventure in Iraq is a 1943 American adventure film directed by D. Ross Lederman and starring John Loder, Ruth Ford, Warren Douglas and Paul Cavanagh. The film is based on the 1921 play The Green Goddess by William Archer.
Three Americans flying a small plane to Cairo, Egypt, are forced by engine failure to land in Iraq and are taken prisoner by an Arab chieftain.
The film was made by Warner Brothers as a programmer. It was a remake of Archer's play The Green Goddess, updating the action to modern Iraq. It encountered strong objections from the OWI, who charged that its plot was unintentionally both anti-British and anti-Arab and was potentially offensive to America's ally and to neutral Arab countries. The film was already granted an export licence, but pressure from the State Department overrode this. Consequently, it was the only Warners' film not to receive an overseas release during the 1940s.
The film earned $147,000 domestically and did not earn anything outside the US because it was not released there.
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