After her father dies, young Dale takes his place in a trans-African auto race, but ends up being abducted by a desert sheik.

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Complete credited cast:
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Dale
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Jaffar
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Rasoul
Ronald Lacey ...
Beg
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String
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Andy
Ya'ackov Ben-Sira ...
Mayor (as Yaacov Ben-Sira)
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Cambridge
Tuvia Tavi ...
Bertocelli
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Gordon
Terrence Hardiman ...
Browne
Shahar Cohen ...
Abu
Zehava Twena ...
Yasmin
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Gabi Amrani ...
Omar
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After her father dies, young Dale takes his place in a trans-African auto race, but ends up being abducted by a desert sheik. Written by Jim Beaver <jumblejim@prodigy.net>

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She challenged the desert, its men, their passions and ignited a bold adventure.

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2 March 1984 (USA)  »

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Aventuras en el Sahara  »

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$25,000,000 (estimated)
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MGM was the one who invested and put up all the money for the films' advertising and post-production. This would also be the very last film they would be involved with calling it "Dry as the Sahara desert...it was awful". See more »

Goofs

Twice in the opening sequence, Dale (Brooke Shields) slides off the race course on a corner, and the wide view shows her race car hitting a hay bale barricade, but both times in a close-up shot inserted between the long views, her car hits a barricade made of tires. See more »


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Music by Scott Joplin
Lyrics by Alex Masters
Performed by The Pasadena Roof Orchestra
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a fine adventure film
8 January 2005 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

i don't understand why this film has been given so much stick.it is a corny 1983 adventure like all the others in the eighties and does a good job as a film of it nature and genre. there's lots of cheese,granted,but isn't that what these kind of films are suppose to be full of? Brooke Shields looks absolutely stunning through out,and although her gender bending sequence was a bad idea,its not her fault.how can you make such a stunning woman pass for a man.the water fall scene makes up for it all though. Brooke's performance was fine,as were the performances of her co stars though nobody stands out.

this was a fun and enjoyable adventure film,just as it was made to be and deserves a lot more credit.


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