|Two Arabian Knights
|| United States
||September 27, 1927
|W. Dangerfield Phelps III
|Sgt. Peter O'Gaffney
|Shevket Ben Ali
Two Arabian Knights is a 1927 American Adventure-Comedy movie directed by Lewis Milestone. 1918, the two Doughboys Phelps and Sergeant O'Gaffrey fall into German captivity. Their escape attempts are unsuccessful. Only when they disguised themselves as Arab, they got away. With a river steamer, it goes to Jaffa. With the ship's captain, the two soldiers vie for the favor of the Arab Mirza.
The following weapons were used in the film Two Arabian Knights:
Sgt. Peter O'Gaffney (Louis Wolheim) uses a Colt M1911 in the crater.
Colt M1911 (dated 1913) - .45 ACP
He holds the Colt at Phelps.
Another view of the pistol in his hand.
Two Flintlock Pistols are used by Shevket Ben Ali (Ian Keith) and W. Dangerfield Phelps III (William Boyd) during the duel.
Charleville Model 1777 - .69 cal; for comparison.
Shevket and Phelps stand opposite each other, pistols in hands.
Having taken his shot, Shevket makes his attempt.
In the end, O'Gaffney and Phelps can be seen with Luger P08 pistols taken from Arabic soldiers.
"I can't speak Arabian, but I've got a handful of sure death, and I'm nervous!
The Luger in his trousers.
Phelps points his Luger at Shevket.
American soldiers including Phelps can be seen with unknown rifles in No Man's Land. They could rather be Springfield M1903 or Krag-Jørgensen rifles.
Phelps and another doughboy carry their rifles.
Mauser Karabiner 98AZ
Some Arabic and German soldiers are armed with Mauser 98AZ Artillery Carbines. O'Gaffney wields a captured carbine at the end of the movie.
Mauser Karabiner 98AZ - 7.92x57mm
German stormtroopers wonder why O'Gaffney and Phelps fight each other in the crater.
A German soldier guarding P.o.W.s stands in front of fallen Phelps.
He demands the column to stop which offers a view of the curved bolt handle.
O'Gaffney with a Kar98 AZ over his back fitted with a Krag-Jørgensen bayonet instead of a Seitengewehr
Krag-Jørgensen M1896 rifles are also used by Arabic and German soldiers standing in for correct Mauser Gewehr 1898 and 1903 Turkish Mauser rifles.
U.S. Property Marked Krag-Jørgensen Model 1896 - .30-40 Krag
A Prison guard with his shouldered Krag at the camp entrance.
Another prison guard with his rifle.
Close up of the rear part of one Krag-Jørgensen.
A Maxim MG08/15 is briefly seen fired by German soldiers.
Maxim MG08/15 - 7.92x57mm Mauser
The Maxim being fired at the crater's direction.
German Officers in the Prison camp carry pistol holsters for Lugers.