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Secret of the Sahara 

Il segreto del Sahara (original title)
This seven episode RAI-1 TV-series production is about the quest of archaeologist Desmond Jordan to discover the location of the legendary Talking Mountain of the Sahara desert and find the secret that it hides.
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 Desmond Jordan (4 episodes, 1988)
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 Sholomon (4 episodes, 1988)
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 Caliph of Timbuktu (4 episodes, 1988)
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 Anthea (4 episodes, 1988)
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 Lieutenant Riker (4 episodes, 1988)
Miguel Bosé ...
 El Hallem (4 episodes, 1988)
Diego Abatantuono ...
 Orso (4 episodes, 1988)
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 Hared (4 episodes, 1988)
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 Yasmine (4 episodes, 1988)
Ana Obregón ...
 Tamameth (4 episodes, 1988)
Radost Bokel ...
 Parizade (4 episodes, 1988)
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 Philip Jordan (4 episodes, 1988)
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 Kerim (4 episodes, 1988)
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 Myriam (4 episodes, 1988)
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 Major De Brosse (4 episodes, 1988)
Salvatore Borghese ...
 Achmet (4 episodes, 1988)
Romano Puppo ...
 Halimi (4 episodes, 1988)
Ulrich von Dobschütz ...
 von Grübel (4 episodes, 1988)
Fofana Aminata Dite Rosy Thiem
(4 episodes, 1988)
Mohamed Badrsalem ...
 Caliph's Servant (4 episodes, 1988)
Alessandro Serra ...
 Priest (4 episodes, 1988)
Alessandro Borgese
(4 episodes, 1988)
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Desmond Jordan is an archaeologist who found an old parchment in which, the history of the Talking Mountain that is guarded by the guardian of an ancient and sought-after treasure hidden somewhere in the Sahara desert, was mentioned. After Desmond saves Anthea, a mysterious woman warrior, the two are hunted down by evil Lieutenant Ryker and his deserter legionaries, as well as El Hallem - a dangerous and infamous bandit of the desert, and the Khalif of Timbuktu who also wants the treasure of the mountain for himself. While Khalif orders his guards to find and capture Jordan, Philip, Jordan's son, travels from London to Morocco looking for his father who is in search of the location of the Talking Mountain, attracted by the mystery that it hides. Written by kpanago1960

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3 January 1988 (Italy)  »

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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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