A frothy comedy about two dopey doughboys who escape a World War I German prisoner of war camp and bumble into a series of adventures in the Middle East. Private W. Dangerfield Phelps (William Boyd) and Sgt. Peter McGaffney (Louis Wolheim), a con man on the lam from the law, take an
instant dislike to one another in the Army and are captured by German soldiers while bickering with one another. In the prison camp they become friends, and concoct a plan to escape by dressing up as Arabs. Astonishingly, their ruse works, and they find themselves on a steamer bound to Jaffa. Also
aboard is a veiled, high-born young lady, Anis Bin Adham (Mary Astor). Phelps falls for he...