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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Once upon a Time there were Secrets in the Sahara desert
29 April 2008 | by (Slovakia) – See all my reviews

When I was ten Years old this was the best series ever going on the Slovak (Czechoslovak ???) TV. Thanks god I found this series again (two DVDs althogether 360 minutes and 4 parts cca 2,50 Euros for both DVDsin Lacne knihy shop) I nearly began to cry. My god. I understand that the people from States or Australia will not like this kinda stuff, because this is no Hollywood at all (Thanks God Almighty). It is typical Italian romantic adventure series just as the tower of the firstborn but ten times better. Michael York was always one of my most favourite actors because he was not taking only Hollywood roles (he even played a role in one Slovak film !!!). Here we can even see Andie Mac Dowell and Ben Kingsley as well. Plenty of good actors. I really recommend this movie to the fans of the Mummy, so they can finally see what mystery, adventure and romantic means. I despise films without atmosphere and idea (rubbish like mummy and mummy returns). This is a must see for fans of films like Indiana Jones (Can' t wait to see the fourth instalment). Not so much adventure though, more mystery.


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