Sands of the Desert (1960)

Genres - Comedy  |   Release Date - Sep 8, 1960 (USA - Unknown)  |   Run Time - 92 min.  |   Countries - UK  |  
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In this British comedy set in Saudi Arabia, a gentle British travel-agency clerk decides that it would be a smashing idea to open up a desert resort in Arabia. He heads to the desert and immediately finds himself on the bad side of a local sheik as the fellow tries to build his resort atop oil-rich land. A war erupts between rival desert bands as they vie for the rights to the oil, but it is the travel agent who wins out in the end.

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foil [thwart], sabotage, desert, sand