Khyber Patrol

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Khyber Patrol
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Directed by Seymour Friedman
Written by Jack De Witt
Story by Richard Schayer
Produced by Edward Small
Starring Richard Egan
Dawn Addams
Raymond Burr
Cinematography Charles Van Enger
Edited by Chester Schaeffer
Music by Irving Gertz
Production
company
World Films
Distributed by United Artists
Release date
  • September 4, 1954 (1954-09-04)
Running time
71 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish

Khyber Patrol is a 1954 American adventure film directed by Seymour Friedman and starring Richard Egan, Dawn Addams and Raymond Burr. The plot focuses on British troops on the Afghanistan border. [1] [2] It was distributed by United Artists as a second feature. The film is similar in theme to Bengal Brigade starring Rock Hudson. [3]

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Newspaper advertisement with Khyber Patrol as second feature

Captain Kyle Cameron, a Canadian serving with the 11th Lancers at Peshawar on the North-West Frontier is reprimanded by his superiors for offending an Afghan leader Ishak Khan and forced to apologize. Cameron still suspects Khan of being in league with the Russians who are attempting to stir up trouble in the Khyber Pass region. Cameron is tricked into sending some men, including his rival for their general daughter Diana Melville, to their deaths. He deliberately gets himself dismissed from the service so that he can infiltrate the Khan's forces and seek revenge.

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References

  1. Khyber Patrol at the TCM Movie Database
  2. H. H. T. (20 September 1954). "The Screen in Review: Khyber Patrol' Hag Debut at Glob". New York Times. p. 19.
  3. Richards p.158

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