A Romance of Old Baghdad

A Romance of Old Baghdad is a 1922 British silent drama film directed by Kenelm Foss and starring Matheson Lang, Manora Thew and Roy Travers.[1] It is an adaptation of the novel Miss Haroun al Rashid by Jessie Douglas Kerruish. In nineteenth century Mesopotamia a series of romantic entanglements ensue. The Hollywood actress Evelyn Brent was originally intended to star but did not ultimately appear in the finished film.[2]

A Romance of Old Baghdad
Directed byKenelm Foss
Based onMiss Haroun al Rashid
by Jessie Douglas Kerruish
StarringMatheson Lang
Manora Thew
Roy Travers
Distributed byAstra Films
Release date
March 1922
CountryUnited Kingdom



  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 23 October 2012. Retrieved 4 May 2011.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ Kear & King p.19


  • Kear, Lynn & King, James. Evelyn Brent: The Life and Films of Hollywood's Lady Crook. McFarland & Co, 2009.

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