The Secret of the Sahara (1988)
"Il segreto del Sahara" (original title)

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Desmond Jordan is an archaeologist who finds an old parchment in which is mentioned the history of the Loudspeaker Mountain, the guardian of an ancient and sought-after treasure hidden ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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 Desmond Jordan
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 Sholomon
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 Khalif of Timbuktu (1988)
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 Anthea (1988) (as Andie Mac Dowell)
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 Lieutenant Ryker
Miguel Bosé ...
 El Halem
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 Hared, the blind man
Diego Abatantuono ...
 Orso, the desertor
Delia Boccardo ...
 Yasmine
Radost Bokel ...
 Parizade (1988)
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 Philip (1988) (as William Mac Namara)
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 Kerim (1988)
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 De Brosse (1988) (as Jean Pierre Cassel)
Salvatore Borghese ...
 (1988) (as Salvatore Borgese)
Romano Puppo ...
 (1988) (as Puppo Romano)
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Desmond Jordan is an archaeologist who finds an old parchment in which is mentioned the history of the Loudspeaker Mountain, the guardian of an ancient and sought-after treasure hidden someplace in the Saharan desert. After saving Anthea, the Khalif's wife, the two run away from evil Lieutenant Ryker and his legionaries and El Hallem, a dangerous and infamous bandit of the desert. At the same time the Khalif orders his guards to recover his wife, Philip, Jordan's son, travels from London to Egypt looking for his father to help him to discover the location of the Loudspeaker Mountain, trying to reveal the mystery that it hides. Written by Chockys

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Saharan Dream
Composed by Ennio Morricone
Lyrics by Leonie Gane
Performed by Amii Stewart
RCA Records Label
Music copyright: BMG Ariola S.p.A.
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Thoroughly enjoyable!
27 March 2001 | by (Patras, Greece) – See all my reviews

I have seen the Secret of the Sahara a number of times since it's release, and I can't say that it's lost its attraction. If you enjoy the whimsy of a fairy tale, set in an extra-ordinary location such as the Sahara, good against evil, a little romance thrown in, a little jealousy, handsome leads, then the Secret of the Sahara is just the ticket!


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