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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Cast

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Dale
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Jaffar
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Rasoul
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Beg
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String
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Andy
Ya'ackov 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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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)  »

Also Known As:

Aventuras en el Sahara  »

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$25,000,000 (estimated)
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This would be the last film that MGM would distribute for Cannon Films after studio executives were soured by the lack of quality product that the studio was giving them. 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 »


Soundtracks

Ragtime Dance
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Music by Scott Joplin
Lyrics by Alex Masters
Performed by The Pasadena Roof Orchestra
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Hey! I liked this movie!
26 June 2003 | by (NS, Canada) – See all my reviews

It's a shame that everybody knocks this movie, because it really is good. Sure, it is cheesy in parts, but hey it's a 1983 Brooke Shields movie, what do you expect? The best way to describe this movie is probably that it is very much like a Harlequin romance in many ways. Brooke Shields gives a very good performance, as does movie veteran Sir John Mills. It seems with this movie you either like it or you don't. Personally, I liked it and do recommend it. So go ahead, get some junk food, and a friend who likes romance flicks, and watch it on a rainy day.


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