The Black Tent (1956)

The Black Tent (1956)

Released: 1956
Genre: Country, drama, Genre, romance, uk, war
Director: Brian Desmond Hurst
Starring: Anna Maria Sandri, Anthony Steel, Donald Sinden,
Run time: 93 min
IMDb: 5.3/10
Country: UK
Views: 28793

Synopsis

A few years after the end of WW2, Colonel Sir Charles Holland is summoned to the Foreign Office on a matter regarding his brother’s wartime disappearance. Recently uncovered evidence points out to the fact that his brother, Captain David Holland, may still be alive somewhere in the Libyan desert. With a promise of unofficial help and local Libyan contacts from the Foreign Office, Colonel Holland sets-out for Tripoli. There, a contact man gives him a local guide to take him to a Bedouin camp in the desert where his brother was last seen. A three-day ride by camel brings Colonel Holland to the camp of Sheik Salem Ben Yussef and his tribe. Inviting the Colonel to enjoy the camp’s hospitality, the Sheik initially denies having heard about Captain David Holland. However, after his daughter, Mabrouka Ben Yussef, secretly gives the Colonel papers that had belonged to Captain David Holland, the Colonel pesters the Sheik with a barrage of direct questions. Infuriated, the Sheik orders Colonel …
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Public on December 30, 2020

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