The Black Tent

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Released 1956

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Director:
Brian Desmond Hurst
Released:
1956
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The Black Tent is a 1956 British war film which is set during the World War II fight for Northern Africa. Set in Libya, a British soldier, Colonel Sir Charles Holland (Donald Sinden), is wounded, seeks shelter with a group of Bedouin where he is nursed to health and becomes part of the group. During his recovery, he falls in love with the sheik's daughter, Mabrouka ben Yussef (Anna Maria Sandri). After recovering from his wounds, he marries Mabrouka and begins leading the group on risky guerrilla attacks on the Nazis in Northern Africa. At some later time, the colonel's younger brother, Captain David Holland (Anthony Steel), who believes the colonel to be dead, learns of Colonel Holland's possible survival in Libya. Captain Holland, sets out searching in Libya to learn of his brother's fate. The film is directed by Brian Desmond Hurst and features Andre Morell as Sheik Salem ben Yussef.

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Love & Romance, Classics